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International Students

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,

Student Wellbeing

About our school

Pakenham is a large suburb located an hour drive from Melbourne CBD. It is a popular destination for visitors due to its picturesque countryside, vibrant city centre and friendly locals. Pakenham hosts a farmers' market twice a month to purchase fresh produce from farmers as well as surrounded by modern shopping facilities, medical practitioners and sporting clubs. Pakenham is easily accessible by car and public transport. Pakenham has its own train station which connects to regional and metropolitan cities.

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): 
Mashi Weerakkody

Phone: (03) 5945 1433


Pakenham 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:

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