Study at MAC
Information for prospective overseas students
Mount Alexander College, a secondary school operated by the Victorian Department of Education and Training, is located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The school is only 5 kilometres from the Central Business District and has easy access to Melbourne International Airport. Mount Alexander College is a registered provider of courses for overseas students and it attracts students from interstate and overseas, as well as from the local area, with over 40 nationalities represented.
Our school is well-serviced with excellent public transport including two train lines and numerous tram routes direct to the centre of Melbourne and beyond. It is an easy 10-minute commute from the centre of Melbourne.
Flemington is surrounded by great facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, indoor and outdoor sporting grounds, parks, rivers, shopping centres, cinemas, restaurants, libraries, universities, accommodation and cultural spaces like the Arts Centre, National Galleries of Victoria, Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum.
Our motto is ’empowering students to learn’ and we take this very seriously. We offer over 100 subject electives and our classes are structured vertically according to student passion, need and ability. All students at Mount Alexander College are empowered through counselling to develop their individual learning plan. This ensures that they have the best chance at success.
All students, no matter what year level, have many leadership opportunities, and are cared for through our strong student wellbeing team. Mount Alexander College is a safe and friendly place where overseas students are welcomed as part of the school community.
At Mount Alexander College we offer international students the following:
- airport pick-up
- orientation program
- Chinese-speaking staff
- lockers and padlocks provided free of charge
- assistance with the purchase of books and the establishment of bank accounts
- course counselling and selection
- applications for university studies
- personal counselling through, Mentors, Heads of House and the Student Welfare Coordinator
- on-site Language Centre (opening Semester 2 2017)
- homestay accommodation
- cultural and sporting activities.