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International Students Program

Welcome to Thornbury High School.  We have a well-established International Student Program with students across Years 7 to 12. We accept students from Year 7 to 11 and have four intakes a year for Year 7 to 10 students; Year 11 students must start at the beginning of the year. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Studying in Victoria

Victorian government schools are a destination of choice for international students. Our schools provide international students with a high-quality education, excellent English language tuition, caring welfare support services, secure homestay, and pathways to higher education. To learn more about studying and living in Victoria as an international student, see:


About our school

Located approximately 20 minutes from the city of Melbourne, the school enjoys excellent bus and rail connections to the CBD and surrounding arts, sports and bay side attractions. Thornbury is in a vibrant and multicultural part of Melbourne. There are many shops, cafes and restaurants nearby with something to suit everybody.


How to apply

Most international students must apply to the Department of Education in order to study in a Victorian government school. To learn about the application types and to apply, see: How to apply


Contact our school

For more information about international students, please contact the below staff member.

International Student Coordinator (ISC): Tonina Guerra

Phone: (03) 9480 4066


Generic school email:

Thornbury High School is accredited under the Department of Education’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education, 00861K). For more information, see:

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