Why Choose Box Hill Senior Secondary

Box Hill Senior Secondary College is your academic pathway to VCE success and university. Experience academic excellence in our science, mathematics, business, humanities, technology and arts programs. Benefit from our partnerships and links to local and international universities.
At Box Hill Senior Secondary College, we welcome students from all over the world to further enrich their education in our young adult learning environment, preparing them for a future in a global workplace.
Please enjoy reading about the College’s facilities, educational environment, support programs and curriculum delivery on other pages of the College website.

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: www.study.vic.gov.au

Reasons to Choose Our College

  • Academic excellence and rigour.
  • A full range of VCE subjects, including study programs for all Sciences, all Mathematics, Visual & Performing Arts, Business & Humanities, Physical Education, Health and Human Development, Languages, and Technology subjects.
  • Student support, care and encouragement.

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.

Special Programs

  • Select entry academic enhancement program.
  • Acceleration program providing advanced study of one or more VCE subjects to increase ATAR.
  • VCE Specialist Mathematics program.
  • The University of Melbourne and Monash University Extension programs.
  • Vocational Education & Training in Schools (VETiS) studies give VCE and ATAR credit.
  • Elite specialist sport program with national and international pathways.

Student Support Services and Programs

  • Expert International Student Coordinator and Wellbeing team
  • Student Counsellor and Student Wellbeing Teacher.
  • First-class technology rich private study environment in the Library and Careers Resource Centre.
  • College Canteen provides healthy meals and snacks.
  • Interpreters available for all languages and Chinese speaking College staff.
  • Dedicated staff provide outstanding 24/7 student, parent, and homestay assistance and care.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Student Leadership.
  • Chess.
  • Mathematics and Science training and competitions.
  • Debating.
  • Soccer, Football, AFLW and AFL, Basketball
  • Outdoor Education.
  • Sport and hobby organisations in the local community.
  • Charity fundraising groups.
  • Community organisation youth programs.
Thank you for your interest in our school.
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