International Student Program
The life of Glen Eira College is enriched by a strong international perspective, one that values the harmonious diversity of over 50 different nationalities. Our highly successful international student program attracts many students from countries including China, Vietnam, Japan, Korea, Cambodia and Colombia. The College is situated in Caulfield which is 12 km from the city and very well served by public transport (train, tram, bus).
Our ISP coordinator, George Song, oversees our program. This includes:
- Airport pickup, arrival support and orientation program
- Homestay arrangements organised and monitored
- Wellbeing support including links with the College Wellbeing Leader Jenny Sanchez
- Regular contact with students’ parents
Further our international students have:
- Ongoing EAL support at all year levels
- Daily assistance from multicultural aides – Chinese
- Going to English Language Centre for 3-6 month intensive English language Learning
Glen Eira College has an excellent educational reputation with a very high retention rate into the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). The students have more than 43 subjects to select for their VEC courses. The college enjoys strong academic success, with the majority of our students successfully entering tertiary education, including the University of Melbourne, Monash University and RMIT. Students have a wide range of subject choices. In 2020 Glen Eira College has achieved a brilliant achievement. We have 15% of our VCE students achieved their VCE score over 90; 37% over 80; 60% over70. Our Median score is 72.5; our study score is 31.
We are having a bunch of high quality homestay families to support our homestay program. All host families are monitored by our International Student Coordinator since they become our homestay families.
Glen Eira College is located in an attractive parkland belt within walking distance of the Caulfield Campus of Monash University. A recent multi million-dollar building program has provided the College with excellent physical resources. These enable us to deliver an exceptional and fulfilling educational experience
- A Performing Arts Centre with individual small suites for instrumental music tuition and tiered seating for 250.
- A full size gymnasium.
- A modern canteen
- Specialist areas for Science, the Arts, Technology and Media.
- State of the art computer facilities
International Students Activities
International students in Glen Eira College are having a lot of activities in school community. The college celebrates their festivals. They take part in Public Speaking Competition and the Global International Student Forum etc.
Local Area Information
Caulfield is one of Melbourne’s suburbs most serviced by public transport. Trains connect the suburb to the city via the Caulfield Railway station.
Trams service North South and East Caulfield extensively via route 67 (along Glen Huntly Road), route 64 (along Hawthorn Road), crossing Hawthorn Road at both Balaclava Road and Glen Huntly Road and route 3 near the railway station.
There are many small shopping strips such as on Glen Huntly Road. The major shopping Centre, Chadstone, has all the major banks and is easily accessible by bus.
There are many medical centres in close proximity, such as Caulfield Hospital (260 Kooyong Road, Caulfield) and Dr. Tony Hammond’s clinic (1108 Glenhuntly Road, Glenhuntly).
Student obligations and entitlements
All international students have numerous obligations and entitlements that you must attend to, which includes information about your rights before, during and after your study in Australia. This information is important for all international students to know.
Please click the link below to view the document.
George Song, International Student Coordinator
Email: George.Song@education.vic.gov.au Phone: +61 3 9571 7838
Principal: Sheereen Kindler Email: Sheereen.Kindler@education.vic.gov.au Phone: +61 3 9571 7838
For applications and further information see International Education Division website: www.study.vic.gov.au
Provider Name: Department of Education and Training (DET)
CRICOS Provider Code: 00861K Course Code: 019048F