International Students

Recognises and values cultural diversity with over 60 nationalities represented in our community.

Fountain Gate Secondary College is located in Narre Warren within the south east growth corridor of Melbourne. The College is close to a range of facilities including the Westfield Fountain Gate Shopping precinct, medical centres, sport and recreational venues. The area is well serviced by public transport, specifically buses and trains. Narre Warren is approximately 40 minutes from central Melbourne. In 2016 the College’s total enrolment was 1055, Year 7 – 12 students.

Fountain Gate Secondary College is committed to a providing our International Students an excellent comprehensive education in a secure, supportive and educationally challenging environment.

The College recognises and values cultural diversity with over 60 nationalities represented in our community.

All students are encouraged to develop and acquire skills to enable them operate successfully as global citizens. The College has Sister Schools in Germany, Malaysia and East Timor that provide opportunities for students to be immersed in different cultures and participate in student exchanges.

Fountain Gate Secondary College currently offers four senior VCE programs; Biomedical Science, Business/Commerce, Creative Arts and Art, Design & Technology. Each program consists of recommended and complementary studies that provide a clear direction and links to future pathways. The College has formed an Alliance with Gleneagles SC and Hallam Senior SC. Our International Students will have access to the widest range of VCE and vocational subjects in Victoria.

International students will be provided with intensive English language support through our English as an Additional Language program. Our Multicultural Aides assist students across all curriculum areas with the development of their English language skills. Students will be encouraged to undertake a study in their first language through the Victorian School of Languages.

The College offers a wide range of extra-curricula programs and encourages our International Students to participate and take advantage of these opportunities, this includes;

The College has a well established Student Wellbeing Team to support International students settle into the community, this includes;

For further information contact;

International Division DEECD

Tel: 61 3 9651 3700
Fax: 61 3 9651 3981
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Website: http://www.study.vic.gov.au

International Student Co-ordinator

Miss Jacqui Binder
Tel: 61 3 8762 6839
Fax: 61 3 9796 7401
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College Principal

Mr. Pete Hanratty
Tel: 61 3 8762 6839
Fax: 61 3 9796 7401
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