Overseas students choose to study in Victoria due to its reputation for a high standard of education and the quality of life experienced during their stay.
Lilydale Heights College is a single campus co-educational 7 to 12 College located in the area of Lilydale, in Melbourne’s East, 40 kms from the Central Business District. It is close to Lilydale Railway Station, which has a direct route to the Melbourne CBD. It is at the gateway to the Yarra Valley, an area renowned for its open spaces, and clean and relaxed environment.
As an international student, you will have access to a full range of facilities and services on the campus.
- Designated Year Level learning spaces
- Spacious grounds with abundant room for student activity
- A 250 seat Performing Arts Centre serving the Arts and the general College population
- Well equipped Science Laboratories
- Materials Technology Centre
- Food Technology Centre with industrial kitchen, restaurant and café
- Fine Arts Centre incorporating an Apple iMac computer lab and darkroom
- Fully equipped indoor and outdoor sports facilities
- Modern Music Centre including instrumental practice rooms, recording studios and Apple iMac computer lab
- Learning Resource Centre with access to an enormous range of print and online material
- IT Helpdesk, available for students
- Locked bike shelter
- Senior Study Centre
- Valleydale Café
- Careers Office
Authentic experience with perfect learning outcomes
Lilydale Heights College provides students with an authentic experience without compromising on teaching and learning outcomes. Its key focus areas include:
- knowledge and language,
- culture and values,
- access to future directions.
Vocational Education & Training
Vocational Education & Training (VET) subjects provide an alternative way of learning skills and concepts. VET subjects can contribute to the VCE in the same way as any other VCE subject and can count towards a student’s overall scored results. The aims of VET are to increase the breadth of subject choice and cater to different styles of learning.
Our students are invited to enrol in other VET programs of interest at schools in our local area.
Lilydale Heights College is an affililiated school with the Yarra Valley VET cluster. Students can undertake a VET subject at TAFE as part of this arrangement.
The Ideal Pathway to Further Opportunities
Victorian government schools such as Lilydale Heights College are the ideal pathway to tertiary study and enhanced employment and educational opportunities. Its location, close to transport with easy access to institutions such as Melbourne University, RMIT University, Swinburne University and Box Hill Institute, make it an ideal secondary school for your child.
Cultural Enrichment and Global Perspectives
The impact that international students have on the school environment encourages cultural understanding and a greater appreciation of global issues. Providing opportunities for international and local students to learn from each other and practice their language skills adds to the learning experience for students and teachers. Schools that choose to host international students find great benefit from the cultural enrichment and global perspectives that these students bring to classroom discussions and school life.
Broadening Students’ Experience
An internationalised education system equips all learners with the knowledge and skills they need to live and work in a globalised world by integrating intercultural and international dimensions into the purpose, function and delivery of education. This is achieved through effective leadership, enacting internationalised elements of the curriculum and broadening students’ experience with the world locally and globally.