International Students Program

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Studying in Victoria

Victorian government schools are a destination of choice for international students. Our schools provide international students with a high-quality education, excellent English language tuition, caring welfare support services, secure homestay, and pathways to higher education. To learn more about studying and living in Victoria as an international student, see:

About our school

McKinnon Secondary College supports students on their pathway to university. The college has a long and proud tradition of academic excellence with a broad curriculum including offering over 30VCE subjects. Learning is based on traditional subject disciplines that maximise the opportunities available to students in later life. The college’s location in the southeast of Melbourne is easily accessible by train and close to Monash University. International students consistently perform highly in VCE.


To learn more about the types of subjects and supports available for international students, see:

McKinnon Secondary College - international student profile.

How to apply

Most international students must apply to the Department of Education in order to study in a

Victorian government school. To learn about the application types and to apply, see: How to apply

Contact our school

For more information about international students, please contact the below staff member:


International Student Coordinator (ISC): Ms Anna Zhang, Mr Stuart Baker

Phone: (03) 8520 9000


Generic school email:


McKinnon Secondary College is accredited under the Department of Education’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education, 00861K). 


For more information, see: