Welcome to UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra


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School Tours on now!

Small group tours of the entire college along with advice on course selection and enrolment will be running Thursdays and Fridays from 4:30pm.

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.

"When I finish college, I want to do something preferably in STEM such as engineering. I'm particularly interested in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. I am currently studying..."  READ ON

News and About Our School

07 May 2021

Art Camp 2021

The artworks on display here were produced during our Art Camp 2021.  The camp is an extension activity that allows students with an interest in the Visual Arts and Photography to pursue their creative interests.  Art Camp is held in a location where students can explore and respond to the environment through their artmaking.

11 May 2021

Library Refurbishment

The tender process has completed for our architect designed library refurbishment.  Work will be starting on the 17June 2021 and due for completion on the 12 July, for term 3.

The college has arranged with the University of Canberra to use their library when needed during the construction period.

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.

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)

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