International Students Program

International Students Program


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

Bordering cosmopolitan Box Hill, Koonung Secondary College in Mont Albert North is a co-educational years 7-12 school. Staffed by a team of qualified and committed professionals, the college nurtures a stimulating learning environment. Students access a challenging, wide-ranging curriculum and study within a secure, disciplined environment. Both academic and personal development is actively encouraged. The college promotes a culture of excellence that endorses respect for others and generates student leadership interest and opportunities.

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

Phone: 61 3 9890 9662


Generic school email:

Koonung 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:


International student reflections

International students success stories


International Students Handbooks






Become a homestay provider


We warmly invite caring families who are passionate about supporting international students to become our homestay providers. Join our friendly and inclusive community and make a lasting impact on the lives of international students. 


For more information, take a look at our Homestay flyer or contact the Koonung International Student Program Office at 03 9890 9662.

Become A Homestay Provider Flyer


If you are interested in becoming a host family, please download and complete the Homestay Provider Application Form and send it to the ISP Coordinator at the following email address:

Homestay Provider Application Form