University of Canberra Senior Secondary College, Lake Ginninderra

The University of Canberra Senior Secondary College, Lake Ginninderra, is likely to be the school with the longest name in Australia. It recognises the close relationship and partnership with the University of Canberra, which is in the immediate vicinity of the southern shore of Lake Ginninderra in the north of Canberra.

The school has access to many facilities and resources at the University as well. Students have free access to the University library, to all academic publications, to the clubs of the University and more.

The College specialises in students entering grades 11 and 12. As a competence centre for teaching and learning, College employees give their students everything needed for their future. That is the motto of the school.

The course program covers almost every possible need. In addition to the board range of core subjects, the College has a strong arts department offering a wide range of possibilities including theatre, drama, singing, musical, dance, drawing, painting, creative writing, film including editing and directing etc.

Languages ​​to choose from are English as a second language, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.

The College is a paradise for sports enthusiasts. On offer is everything from an award-winning outdoor education program to the College’s “Elite Sports Program”. This program for selected athletes from all over Australia is also open to international students, as long as they fulfil the prerequisites in cooperation with the ACT Sports Academy. This program is nationally unique and very successful. A large number of Australian Olympians graduated from this program.

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Year established: 1987
Number of students: 534
2 Emu Bank, Belconnen ACT 2617


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