Welcome to UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra


Term Date

Term 3 – Monday 12 July to Friday 17 September 2021

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School Tours

Small group tours of the entire college along with advice on course selection and enrolment will be running Thursdays and Fridays at 4:00pm.

Book in for a College tour – through the Front Office. Call 6142 0222

2022 Enrolment applications are now open

Here you will find all the information to selecting the right course for you! Please check out  UCSSC Lake Ginninderra School Prospectus.

To enrol in our College

Visit the Education website at www.education.act.gov.au for more information. Full details are available from the Education website.

News and About Our School

11 May 2021

Library Refurbishment

Although the library is operational, the college is currently in the final stages of the library refurbishment. Students now have full access to the library.

17 Jun 2021

Hall of Fame - Rhys Howden

UCSSC Lake Ginninderra students and staff were excited for Australian Water Polo player Rhys Howden to be formally inducted in the Lake Ginninderra College sporting Hall of Fame. Rhys joins sporting icons such as Lauren Jackson, Adam Pine, Petria Thomas, Shane Heal, Daniel Marsden and countless more athletes on our ever-growing Hall of Fame alumni wall.

24 Jun 2021

Step Into the Limelight Art Exhibition

Save the date to see excellent student art work at Limelight. The advertisement features work by UCSSC Lake Ginninderra student Grace. Congratulations to all our arts and photography students in this exhibition.

Principal Message

Welcome to UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra (UCSSC Lake Ginninderra). Ginninderra is derived from the Ngunnawal word meaning 'sparkling like the stars' and our college provides students with the skills and enthusiasm for a life of learning, personal growth and improvement.

The College has close associations with all universities in the ACT and higher education links beyond the territory.  Our site includes the Academy of Future Skills, the Science Mentors Program ACT, Belconnen Training (RTO), Academic Excellence Program, Sporting Centres of Excellence with links to the Australian Institute of Sport, the only NBA Basketball Academy in the Southern Hemisphere, and we offer a best practice Outdoor Education program.    Our alumni include notable community figures in industry, government, research, the Arts and Olympians. Our students participate in a variety of leadership and co-curricular activities available on, and off, campus. read more....

Melissa Planten


BA (University of Melbourne) Grad Dip (La Trobe University) MEd (University of Canberra)

COVID-19 and Term 3 in ACT public schools


Welcome back to Term 3! No masks required at public schools, but you can wear them if you choose. Same advice for before and after school care.


We ask all adult visitors to our public schools to use the Check In CBR app to ensure quick and efficient tracing in case of an outbreak. This means if you leave your car when dropping off the students, please locate a QR code and check in. You can also check in with the app using the unique six-digit code for our college, which is 947289.

For more details visit: https://bit.ly/3AP9hlg And remember - if you’ve travelled interstate during the holidays check the ACT Government’s COVID-19 website and follow all health advice and requirements.

College information

Take a look at what UCSSC Lake Ginninderra has to offer by watching the "virtual open night" video and our college video "UC SSC Lake Ginninderra".

Do you have questions about wellbeing?

Consider the  ACT Education Telehealth service or these links on the Lake Online page.

Link to Telehealth support