At MLC we welcome students from many different cultures, religions and backgrounds.

Our values both support and celebrate diversity and the global perspectives that each student brings to our community.  We enjoy a reputation for being one of Australia’s most innovative and successful schools and regularly attract students from Asia, the Pacific Islands, North and South America and Europe.  Our international students find MLC to be an enriching and supportive environment and often comment on the atmosphere of belonging that they experience.  

English as an Additional Language

All students who do not have English as their first language are required to sit an English Language Assessment Test provided by the Australian Education Assessment Services (AEAS). The enrolment can only be processed after the results of this test have been forwarded to MLC.

MLC has minimum requirements for EAL to proceed with enrolment. Further information is available from MLC Admissions.

Student Visa and Overseas Health Cover

After acceptance of a place, MLC will issue the documentation required for students to obtain a student visa and organise overseas student health cover if necessary. This visa will be issued for the length of the course of schooling.

Supporting our International Students

The International Department at MLC comprehensively supports the social, academic and administrative needs of our international students.

All international students have access to a range of support facilities including:

  • MLC's International Student Advisor, who monitors all aspects of student welfare, including academic progress, and provides opportunities for international students to become active members of the College community.
  • MLC Admissions, who help with visa, passport, guardian and health insurance matters.
  • MLC Careers Counsellors, who work closely with international students and their teachers in subject choice, career advice and university entrance.
  • The Melbourne Schools Partnership International (MSPI) is a unique alliance between the University of Melbourne and selected schools including MLC. Each year, the Program assists MLC to support our high calibre international students.

Homestay and Welfare

Many international students studying at MLC have relatives in Melbourne who can assist with accommodation and guardianship. The most popular forms of accommodation are the MLC Boarding House or homestay arrangements that provide a welcoming home life and appropriate levels of adult care and supervision. Please contact MLC Admissions for suitable homestay company recommendations.

The College requires each international student to have a welfare guardian to represent the family while the student is studying in Melbourne, and to provide personal and practical support away from the College. The welfare guardian is appointed by the parents and is preferably known to them. The welfare guardian is expected to take a personal interest in all aspects of the student's welfare. If a problem arises, the welfare guardian is the first point of contact. For this reason, we ask that welfare guardians be over 21 years of age and be comfortable conversing in English. Where families are unable to nominate a suitable welfare guardian, the College can recommend professional companies if requested.

Homestay and Welfare Policy documents 

Parents receive regular reports on academic progress, welfare and other matters, and regular contact with students’ welfare guardians is maintained.

There are many questions you may have and we encourage you to read our Prospectus and contact MLC Admissions at or on +61 3 9274 6316. MLC Admissions can help you with visa, passport, guardian and health insurance matters.

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International Education Agents


AUG Beijing

Room 768, Guangming Building, 
No.42 Liangmaqiao Road, Chaoyang District,
Beijing 100096 China


Best Way Consultancy 

Suite 2512,Buliding 1,Huafu Tiandi Plaza,
Shenhe District, 
Shenyang City, China


Australia Education Service Pty Ltd

Rm 2601-2602, Level 26, Baihua Plaza, 
33 Zumiao Rd, Chancheng District, 
Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China


A&A International Education

Suite 2109 Tian An Centre
338 Nan Jing Road (West)
Shanghai, China


Austar Group

7F BM Inter Continental Center 
No.100 Yutong Road
Shanghai 200070, China


Wise Business Consulting Co., Ltd

Room 1603, No.319 Changde Road
Shanghai, China



Hong Kong

AEC Education Consultancy

1802 Causeway Bay Plaza 2
463 Lockhart Road
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Aston Education

Unit 707, AXA Centre
151 Gloucester Road
Wan Chai, Hong Kong

AUG  Hong Kong Office

Rm 903, 9th Floor, Office Tower Two
Grand Plaza, 625 Nathan Road
Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Overseas Studies Centre (HKOSC)

Rm 1229-1230
Star House
3 Salisbury Road
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Hong Kong Overseas Studies Centre (HKOSC)

Av. da Praia Grande, No. 409, 
China Law Building, 20 Andar C,


Australia Education Service Pty Ltd

Alameda Dr. Carlos D’ Assumpção, No. 336-342
Centro Commercial Cheng Feng, 4 Andar O, 



Frontier Planning International Co. Ltd

2nd Floor - 2 No 23 Section 1
Hangzhou South Road
Taipei 10053, Taiwan

Academic Asia Taiwan

6F-4, 230 Chang-An East Road, Sec. 2
Taipei City 104, Taiwan


AUG  Malaysia

Suite 19.02, 19th Floor, Wisma MCA, 
163 Jalan Ampang, 
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


E.T. Education Services SDN BHD

Suite 1003, Block E, Phileo Damansara 1
No 9, Jalan 16/11, 46350 Petaling Jaya
Selangor, Malaysia


AUG Global Network Singapore Office

7 Maxwell Road
#02-100 Annex B
Ministry of National Development Complex
Singapore 069111

Overseas Academic Link Pty Ltd

101 Cecil Street
#18-02 Tong Eng Building
Singapore 069533


AUG Singapore

Gedung Setiabudi Atrium, Level 5, Suite 507
Jl. H R Rasuna Said Kav. 62, Kuningan, 
Jakarta 12920, Indonesia


AUG Global Network Head Office

Level 1, 258 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Tel: 03 9939 8121
Principal Agent: Alice Hwa

OzStudy Group

Level 3, 234 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000


International Student Support Network (ISSN)

9/F, 180 Russell Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000


AusRoad Education & Immigration

1006, 55 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000


The Newstone Group

Level 2, 350 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000


Gordon Education Australia Pty Ltd

Level 19, 567 Collins Street, 
Melbourne, Victoria 3000


Australia Education Service Pty Ltd

Australia Education Service Pty Ltd
Melbourne, Victoria 3000


Best Way Consultancy

Suite 303, 431-439 Sussex Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 

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