DID YOU KNOW? On average around 50,000 students per year complete VCE in Melbourne? The VCE is awarded to students who successfully complete their secondary education. It is recognised internationally, and provides pathways to employment as well as to further study at university and TAFE (Technical and Further Education).VCE is usually completed in Years 11 and 12, but can be started in Year 10. About half of Year 10 students undertake some VCE units. VCE can also be studied by adults and completed in one year. Within VCE, students can undertake vocational education and training (VET) through School-Based Apprenticeships or at a training organisation. Once a student finishes their VCE, they can then go onto study a course at university.
Melbourne, VIC is one of the best cities in Australia. With a unique architecture, hip cafes and trendy club, Melbourne is often considered the culture capital of Australia. Melbourne is the second-most-populous metropolitan/urban area in Australia with 4,850,740 residents. Melbourne is often considered the world’s most liveable city, however in 2018 it was demoted to the world’s second most liveable city after Vienna in Austria.
Some of Melbourne’s top high schools include Melbourne High School (a Government school) with over 1000 students enrolled, and Mac Robertson Girls High School with over 900 students enrolled. The 4 top high schools in Melbourne are all Government schools and are also selective entry schools. Selective entry schools provide an alternative to mainstream schooling for academically gifted students. There are four government sector selective entry high schools in Victoria, each enrolling students in Years 9 to 12.