Overseas Students

Kardinia International College is situated in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Geelong is a University city with Deakin University close to our campus.

Located on the picturesque beach of Corio Bay, Geelong is a vibrant, friendly and clean city where young people can go to school and university in complete safety. Boasting a population of approximately 250,000 people, it is Victoria’s second largest city and port. Geelong is the gateway to the world-famous Great Ocean Road, and offers offers a host of leisure activities such as surf beaches, golf courses, forest walks, bicycle tracks, sporting clubs, theatres and a yacht club.

Located approximately 75kms from Melbourne, Geelong is only an hour to the city or international airport.

Watch the video about studying and living in Geelong, featuring one of Kardinia International College’s past Vietnamese students, Hoang Anh Nguyen. For more information on studying and living in Geelong, please visit Study Geelong.

About the College

Kardinia International College is an independent (private), coeducational, non-denominational Kindergarten – Year 12 International Baccalaureate World school, which provides a caring environment and quality education for both boys and girls from 3 to 18 years of age from all parts of the world.

Kardinia International College has welcomed overseas students for many years and is registered for the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Our CRICOS Number is: 01502C.

Kardinia International College endeavours to be a symbol of hope for the world by being a place of quality and personal development, where people from every corner of the earth feel welcome and at home.

The College commenced in 1996 and has approximately 1900 students. Of the 1900 students, approximately 55 are from various overseas countries, including Vietnam, Thailand, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, France and Japan.

Kardinia has developed an outstanding reputation in the local and international education communities for providing a unique schooling experience, developing the whole student, based on the living motto of the College – ‘Wisdom leads to respect and friendship’.

Integral to our success is that we encourage and expect positive student attitudes, understanding and actions towards each other, our community and the wider global environment.

Some of our international students have shared their experience of studying at Kardinia International College in their first language (with English subtitles). Please watch their videos below including;

  • Tran Thai Son Pham (Vietnam)
  • Kin Ho (Marco) Ho (Hong Kong)
  • Qian Shi (China)