Kambrya prides itself in developing its students as global citizens. We have many rich links with schools in China, Germany, Cambodia and Japan with exchange and immersion programmes across these localities. Our aim is to provide our students with authentic experiences that will foster within them a sense of global citizenship and a desire to work with people all over the world.
Expressions of interest from overseas students who would like to study at Kambrya College must be made through the Department of Education (DET), Victoria, Australia. For more information please visit: www.study.vic.gov.au
Educational Support Programs
International Students are provided with ongoing support through their individual teachers and also the ‘English as an Alternate Language’ (EAL) program of the College, which also provides a Homework Club.
Kambrya College has students from across 51 nationalities, speaking 53 languages and we encourage international students to involve themselves within the Cultural Awareness clubs and activities, which assists with transition.
The College website provides more information about wellbeing and support programs offered. Choose the College Life tab- then Wellbeing (this area provides details about- Student Wellbeing, Child Safety Standards and Cyber Safety).
Kambrya College provides a significant array of subjects, linked to the Yr.7-12
For more information about our provided curriculum offerings and the Yr.9-12 Student Handbooks. Choose the Teaching and Learning tab- then Yr.9-12 Handbooks and/or the separate tabs of Curriculum Overview, Yr.7-9 Curriculum, VCE
Kambrya College is a large secondary school, where our facilities are spread across many buildings which are subject specific. Specific sessions are allocated a number of sessions per week, as determined by the Department of Education and Kambrya College. The below listed document- Domain times, Resource rooms and College Map provides an overview of the school buildings aligned to subject areas and sessions allocation against Yr.7-12.
Domain times, Resource rooms and College Map
Obligations and Entitlements
All students of Kambrya College (inclusive of International Students) are entitled to the following, which encompass our ‘Values’: Integrity, Respect, Compassion and (opportunities to maximise) Achievement. It is the vision of our College to … Maximise the Potential of each Student and our purpose to support students to achieve excellence and to engage constructively in our global society.
It is the obligation of all students (inclusive of International Students) to maintain the integrity of Kambrya’s school values, the laws of Australia and to maintain respect to the learning environment. Specific to international students, there are additional protocols that must be adhered to; for example- Visa Conditions and Attendance. A list of international student specific policies, information booklets and DET guidelines can be found below.
Child Safety Standards
Kambrya College is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Our school community recognises the importance of, and a responsibility for, ensuring our school is a safe, supportive and enriching environment which respects and fosters the dignity and self-esteem of children and young people, and enables them to thrive in their learning and development. As part of our commitment to Child Safety; Kambrya College has created several policies and codes of conduct to protect children and reduce any opportunities for child abuse or harm to occur. These complement child protection legislation, DET policy, and ethics as these apply to staff and other personnel. All Child Safe communication and documentation (policies, community booklet, resources and DHHS / PROTECT posters can be accessed via the Home page of our College website. For more information on Child Safety Standards, Please click on the following link Child Safety Standards
Third Party Organisations
Kambrya College utilises third party organisations as part of its Later Years (Yr.10-12) Curriculum, which is offered to International Students. Currently, these organisations are:
- William Angliss Institute – Hospitality
- Australian Institute of Education & Training (AIET) – Hospitality
- Xin Jin Shan Chinese Language and Culture School Inc. – Advanced Mandarin
Victorian School of Languages – Languages and class time are shown on this link. https://www.vsl.vic.edu.au/Default.aspx
Study supports and Employment rights / requirements when living in Victoria
The Study Melbourne Student Centre is located at 599 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne (Ph: 1800 056 499); open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm and who provided free support, information and contacts to help international students enjoy living and studying in Victoria.
Their website: www.studymelbourne.vic.gov.au provides a list of events, provided each month, that may be of benefit to students, along with other pertinent information; for example: The Law and your Rights; Courses and Studying, Living and Budgeting.
In addition, the above website provides specific information about International Students’ rights and responsibilities relating to Employment; including: hours of work, work rights, superannuation, tax, minimal wages, police checks and application support.