Study at Mercedes College Australia
In the heart of the beautiful foothills in Adelaide, South Australia, Mercedes College is a Catholic Reception to Year 12 co-educational school in the Mercy tradition.
The school welcomes International students from Years 8-12 and offers academic achievement and personal growth. Students can achieve excellent results at Mercedes College. The college curriculum has an international focus and offers senior students the International Baccalaureate Diploma, along with the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). Mercedes College is a member of CIS and IBO.
Mercedes College enjoys a reputation for academic excellence and of educating young people to serve as school and community leaders. In response to the needs of students in todays rapidly changing world, we equip students to be life-long learners and global citizens. We foster internationalism and participate in international education. Our goal is to realise the potential of all young people who are enrolled at Mercedes College, and to educate them to be the best person they can be intellectually, spiritually and socially.
Mercedes College has developed a strong commitment and involvement in international education over the last 20 years through:
- The College curriculum having an international focus and is based on the International Baccalaureate
- The College being a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS)
The College organises a number of international tours and exchange programs:
- A students exchange with L'Ecole de Rochebelle, Quebec
- A cultural tour to Bali and Lombok as part of the Indonesian language program
- The Middle School link with Mahatma Gandhi International School
Students come from many countries as part of our International Students Programme (ISP), which is a key part of internationalism at Mercedes College. We welcome students who wish to experience the opportunities of our high quality education which can enable them to succeed in their IB Diploma or SACE studies as a basis for entry to tertiary education in Australia or other countries.
Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, is one of the worlds most beautiful and well planned cities. It is a city of 1 million people with a stable and peaceful environment.
Adelaide enjoys a moderate climate, with hot dry summers and cool to mild winters. The average temperature ranges from 28*C in summer to 15*C in winter. With numerous parklands, picturesque hills and sandy beaches, Adelaide has a pleasant, easy and relaxed lifestyle that is suitable for learning.
Adelaide also has one of the lowest costs of living of any city in Australia. The population, whilst English speaking, includes people from many different European and Asian cultural backgrounds. The city is very multicultural and features international cultural activities and festivities.
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