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Elizabeth College

co-educational senior secondary college

Elizabeth College is a co-educational senior secondary college for Years 11 and 12 with an enrolment of approximately 1200 students including adults returning to study. The college promotes high academic standards and provides a balanced program of cultural, intellectual, social and sporting activities.  

Elizabeth College is often called the ‘multi-cultural college’. There are over thirty-five nationalities, including students from Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. We have a long tradition of making international students feel welcome and safe at the College.

 

LOCATION
Elizabeth College is a city college and is located one kilometre from the centre of Hobart, Tasmania’s capital city. This provides many advantages – close to museums, art galleries and libraries, and there are many buses going past the College.

 

FACILITIES

The College provides the latest facilities, which include:

  • Welcoming classrooms

  • Science and technology laboratories

  • Library with 50 000 books and Tasmania’s largest collection of English as a Second Language resources

  • Houses the Tasmanian Aboriginal Library Collection

  • Staff and student common rooms

  • Gymnasium and weights room for athletes and sports enthusiasts

  • Over 300 computers of which 210 are for student use in specialist computer laboratories and classrooms. All students are given a password and account so they can use the computers at school.  International students can email family abroad at any time.

  • A performing arts Theatre which seats170; dance, drama and music studios

  • Modern catering facilities including domestic and commercial kitchens with a student café (TANG) and a newly opened canteen which serves a variety of foods to meet all tastes.

SAFE AND SECURE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
All teachers take a special interest in the students’ progress. The College support includes:

 

  • Counselling

  • Advise about University

  • Careers advisory service

  • Vocational training and work experience programs for students who want to try out different jobs

  • On-line learning

  • Community police officer to help you with legal issues

  • College chaplain

  • College doctor

 

LANGUAGES

A full program of English as a Second Language (ESL) courses is offered, from beginners to the level required for University. French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Latin and Chinese are also taught at different times.


ADVANCED ACADEMIC DIPLOMA
Highly academic students with excellent results can apply for this high recognition program.

 

ACADEMIC COMPETITIONS
The College has an excellent record in a variety of academic areas including English, Science, Maths, Economics, Chemistry, Debating, Public Speaking competitions and academic prizes.  Two immediate past students were members of the successful Australian international debating team. Several Rhodes scholars are ex-Elizabeth College students.

SISTER SCHOOL RELATIONSHIPS
Elizabeth College has sister school relationships with schools in China, Japan and Vietnam. Many international exchange students study at the College.

 

ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
This provides over seventy extra-curricular activities for students. Students who enrol in these can enjoy sports, games and social activities with your friends.

ATHLETE DEVELOMENT PROGRAM
Serious athletes can train in a variety of areas including soccer, hockey, basketball and volleyball.

THE COLLEGE FOR YOU
Elizabeth College is indeed a unique inner-city school with many educational opportunities. It offers all students an exciting and worthwhile educational experience to prepare for University or a career in a modern society.

 

 

CONTACT

Elizabeth College
256 Elizabeth Street 
Hobart Tasmania Australia 7000

Telephone: + 61 3 6235 6555
Facsimile: + 61 3 6231 2242
Email:

Web site: www.eliz.tased.edu.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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