Mary MacKillop College is an all Girls’ College with students from Years 7 through to 12. The College is situated in Nundah approximately 10 kilometres from the city centre.
Students come to us from a range of countries including:
• Hong Kong
• East Timor
• South Korea/North Korea
An application may be submitted through Australian International Education Consortium (AIECG) www.aiecg.com Mrs Yaoli Wang +617 3852 4002 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. F For information about living in Brisbane and Queensland visit http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au.
The enrolment process for international students is a process through which all involved parties (student and her family, agent, school) supply each other with required documentation in order to follow Federal and State legislation and rules for enrolment of an international student. The enrolment process follows certain steps ensuring that all involved parties come to a clear understanding of rules, obligations, responsibilities and rights. The time of this process varies, depending on the speed of response from all parties to requests for documentation.
Enquiry from an International Student to our Agent I.A.E.C
I.A.E.C. issue a Letter of Offer and Acceptance of Offer form to the parents for their commitment and signature. This form is then forwarded to Mary MacKillop College for the Principal to give provisional acceptance of the student. Enrolment would depend upon a place being available in the requested year level, English Proficiency Test results and satisfactory homestay arrangements being organised. After receipt of provisional acceptance from Mary MacKillop College, the agent will forward the Enrolment package to the parents of the student for completion. Upon receipt this application for enrolment form will be forwarded to Mary MacKillop College.
Upon receipt of the completed and duly signed application for enrolment from the parents, the agent will generate a Confirmation of Enrolment and Letter of Welfare on behalf of Mary MacKillop College and issue a copy to Mary MacKillop College as well as emailing a copy to the parents who initiate a visa application and the agent arranges the English Language Course for their client. The agent will also collect the first semester's fees at this time. Copies of the student's reports will be emailed to Mary MacKillop College as her course progresses.
Enquiry from an International Student direct to Mary MacKillop College
An Application for Enrolment - International Students will be forwarded to the parents of the student. This application needs to be completed, signed and returned to the College Registrar at Mary MacKillop College.Enrolment Package
The Enrolment Package consists of:
Upon receipt of the completed Application for Enrolment and requested documentation, the Principal will assess the application and subject to a vacancy in the requested year level, a provisional offer of a place will be made. This place will also be subject to the student obtaining the required English proficiency level to allow the student to undertake study in the appropriate level. An English language proficiency course can be studied at Griffith University in Brisbane if no IELTS or equivalent test report is submitted by the student to Mary MacKillop College. The parents would be responsible for organising the English language proficiency course or equivalent test if submitting an application directly to Mary MacKillop College.
An interview with the Principal and tour of the College will be scheduled before the student commences at Mary MacKillop College. This interview normally takes place during the last week of her English Course. At this time uniforms are able to be purchased. The student will also meet with the Deputy Principal, Director of Studies to discuss subject choices for the semester.
By signing of the Written Agreement, parents and students officially accept a place at Mary MacKillop College and confirm that they accept all conditions of the Written Agreement. Parents/Guardians are responsible for paying all fees when requested. One semester's fees in advance are expected at all times. This could be done by electronic direct deposit. Parents advise the College when the payment is made and a copy of proof of payment is forwarded to the College. The College Registrar will then issue a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) and a Letter of Welfare (for under 18 years old) via PRISMS (where the school takes responsibility for the student's welfare). The CoE and Letter of Welfare are sent/emailed to the parents who initiate a visa application and arrange the English Language Course for their daughter.
The College Registrar provides the Homestay provider (ISCA) with the student's Homestay Application Form and her arrival dates (if known). ISCA arranges a suitable homestay and the student is supplied with her homestay family information and contact details. Airport pick up on arrival is arranged by ISCA. For more detailed homestay process see ISCA's website (www.isca.org.au). Mary MacKillop College has full responsibility for ensuring the welfare of the student at all times and works closely with ISCA at all times.
The student arrives at 8:00am at the College Reception and is met by her House Coordinator who provides the student with the College mission, rules, obligations and responsibilities and an outline of the College structure. She will also receive her text books at this time along with her laptop and log in details. She is also supplied with her timetable, student diary, a map of the College, College policies and taken to her house group to meet her house group teacher and home group students.
Subject Offerings can be accessed through the following websites:
Years 7 - 10 Middle Years Curriculum
Years 11 - 12 Senior Years Curriculum
International Student Holiday Form