Taylors College was established in 1920 in Melbourne and has a long
history of helping prepare students for university success. The Sydney campus
is located in a modern, five-story building in Waterloo, just a few kilometres
from the city and the University of Sydney. It offers Years 10 to 12 (Senior
high school), The University of Sydney Foundation Program and Taylors English
Language Preparation Programs. The college is primarily for international
students, and also accepts local students looking for a more independent,
university-style environment. It aims to maximise the students’ chances of
getting into university and into the course of their choice. The college has an
outstanding achievement record in both the HSC and foundation programs.
Facilities: The college has a fully equipped library, science
laboratories, a student common room, a health centre with a multi-bed sickbay,
and a music suite. Many classrooms feature interactive whiteboard technology to
enhance the learning environment. Free wireless access is available. For
students’ convenience, a pay phone and snack-making and recreational facilities
are readily available.
Curriculum: Senior high school (Years 10 to 12) — English from ESL
to Advanced level, General Mathematics to Extension 2 level, Physics,
Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Business Studies, Social Science, Information
Processes and Technology, Information and Software Technology, Visual Arts,
Music, Chinese and Indonesian (Background Speakers) and Japanese (Beginners).
The University of Sydney Foundation Program (USFP) offers a pre-university year
that prepares students for undergraduate programs at university. It offers
intensive, standard and extended courses in Science/Engineering & IT/Health Science, Economics/Commerce, Arts/Media,
Visual Art and Design and Music. The Taylors English Language Program (TELP)
offers English-language courses that prepare students for both high school and
Extracurricular activities: Volleyball, soccer, basketball and
badminton gala days, ski trips, International and Harmony Day celebrations,
debates, book and science clubs, school dances.
Welfare and personal development: Free counselling is available to
assist students to organise their studies, select their university courses and
overcome any personal difficulties they may encounter in their first experience
living away from home.
Special features: The college provides free-of-charge additional
tutorial classes and seminars to enable students to build a solid foundation
for managing the transition from school to university study. Academic
scholarships available, valued at 50 per cent of tuition fees.
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