Enrolment at UC SSC Lake Ginninderra
Enrolling/Transferring - ACT Public Schools
Parents/carers are welcome to enrol/transfer their son or daughter at any time during the school year using an online application form. Full details are available from the Education website.
Advice to students regarding Enrolment /Transfer Application
In the first instance prospective international students should contact the International Education Unit of the Education Directorate to have their eligibility to enrol in the ACT assessed.
Transfer - Interstate or Other ACT Schools
Students who have commenced year 11 or 12 study at another school may be eligible for recognition of the study they have completed to date.
Before Completing an Application to Transfer - ACT students
Year 11 students wishing to transfer are required to wait until semester 2 for commencement.
Contact the college prior to July 1 for details.
Year 12 students may not transfer in 2016.
Application for a Place in Year 11 for 2017
Applications for placement in all ACT government colleges are made online. The enrolment link is open from Tuesday April 26, 2016.
On time applications close on Friday May 27, 2016.
Applications remain open until the commencement of the 2016 school year but only in-area students are guaranteed acceptance.
A parent guide to the enrolment process is available at the Education Directorate - Parent Guide.
A more detailed description of the enrolment process for first time parents is given here (Enrolment Process).
The criteria for acceptance of an application and details about exceptions to the criteria are given here (the criteria).
A summary of the timeline for the processing of applications is available here.
Who Should Apply?
All parents/guardians of students who live in the ACT or surrounding regions of NSW may apply for placement.
Before you start the application, you should:
- Discuss the application with your student.
- Visit the college on open night or by arrangement at another time.
What information will you need to complete your application?
- Your residential address.
- Your postal address.
- Contact telephone numbers – home, work, mobile - and an email address.
- College choice
- The courses intended to study at the time of completing this form
- Your Unique Student Identifier (USI).
Apply at this link.
How Will My Information Be Used?
The Education Directorate Privacy Statement is available here (ETD Privacy Statement).
What Do You Do When You Have Completed the Application?
The application should take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete.
Once you have completed the application you should print the final page, which will also provide you with a record number. This number is important and needs to be included in all future correspondence regarding your enrolment.
If you complete another application it will replace any you have previously submitted.
On time applicants will be offered a place at the college by first mail following Friday June 24, 2016
Subject selection will take place for these students in August 2016.
Late applications are accepted but may follow a different timeline depending on when the college receives these applications.
Additional Information for Students Applying for a 2017 Place in Year 11
Priority Enrolment Area (PEA)
The PEA is also known as PPA (Priority Placement Area) in some publications and as Public School Zones on the Allhomes website.
Students who live in PEA are guaranteed a place at UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra if they complete their application by Friday 27 May.
Late applicants living in the PEA will likely be offered a place unless the college is fully subscribed.
Students Living Outside the PEA
Students who live outside the PEA may also apply online to be placed at University of Canberra Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra.
This link to the Education and Training Directorate website gives more information about PEAs and how they affect placement in an ACT school.
The College Guide contains details of courses available at UC SSC Lake Ginninderra. Details for other ACT Government Colleges and general information about college in the ACT are available using the left hand side navigation bar at this link.
The Curriculum Handbook with greater detail is also available.