Canberra College

Canberra College prides itself as a school that supports its students, wants to challenge them and foster teamwork. The aim to learn to ask questions and to think innovatively. The school has over a thousand students who come from over 50 different countries. This reflects the diversity of Canberra as the capital of Australia.

Located in the centre of Canberra, the Canberra College is close to many cultural institutions and sporting venues such as the two universities, Parliament House, the National Gallery and the Centre for Science and Technology.

The College offers a wide range of courses, including the preparation and completion of the IB (International Baccalaureate). This is a diploma program that provides university access in 80 countries worldwide, and thus gives students a global perspective in preparation for the world of today and tomorrow. More IB in the chapter “The Australian education system“.

The “art, music and design” department offers classes for dance, drama, music and jazz, as well as photography, pottery and much more. There is a dedicated section for food and hospitality with courses such as food science and management, as well as tourism and event management. The College is very strong in mathematics, engineering and IT.

The languages taught include French, Italian, Japanese and Chinese.

Sports off all kinds are strongly supported, both in practical terms including outdoor education, as well as sports theory and science. There is a separate sports academy, where students are trained in different sports to become a sports trainer or coach.

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