Melbourne Girls' College was established in 1994 with the aim of providing an exemplary environment for the education of girls.
Since then it has grown in student numbers – a four fold increase since 1994 - and in its reputation. The college is known for academic excellence and for providing a safe,positive and creative place of learning.
CrestThe college is situated in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond, on a picturesque site adjacent to the Yarra River. The river is represented by the ripples in the college crest. The ripples are purple, white and green, the colours of the women’s movement.
“Where girls lead and achieve.”
Our policies and practices uphold the values of excellence,teamwork and diversity. We are interested in every student’sacademic and personal needs. We focus on their leadershippotential and development at every year level.
The college’s student population of approximately 1200 girlsreflects cultural and geographic diversity. Students born in60 countries come to MGC from more than 200 Victorianpostcodes.Recent facilities include a science wing, library, gymnasium,performing arts centre, canteen and tennis courts.
The 2007 opening of the Lyceum Learning Centre, with its flexiblelearning spaces and high-tech equipment for Year 7 students,was a milestone.In our short history our reputation for excellence has grown somuch that demand for enrolments exceed available places.One reason for this is that MGC hasconsistently performed well in terms ofacademic excellence and university entry aswell as in vocational pathways, reflecting ourbroad and rigorous educational approach.
Our 2002-2012 Strategic Plan defines six goals.
These are to:
Develop and nurture girls to be confident of their ability to be leaders and to determine their place in the world
Be an innovative school, committed to improving the dynamic relationship between teaching and learning
Actively promote values which enable us to build a strong,unique and distinct school community
Maximise opportunities for all members of the school community through expanding networks and partnerships
Create an environment that values, supports and develops all staff
Equip our students to be confident participants in an evolving technology-centred world
The MGC curriculum is designed to equip our students with the skills they need for economic,social and cultural success. Committed to our role as an educational leader, we review and improve the curriculum every year.
Members of the college community, proud of our reputation as an outstanding government girls?school, will continue to work together to ensure that what we offer both anticipates and meets our students?needs into the future
1、斯克兰顿大学（美国斯克兰顿大学，The University of Scranton）连续被《美国新闻与世界报道》为北部十佳研究生学位大学，而其所在区域是这项调查最大也是最具竞争力的区域。