News & Events
2020 Enrolment Open
07 November, 2019
New enrolment requests for face-to-face classes at VSL Centres as well as distance education programs are available from this site. Prospective students, parents or school supervisors (as appropriate) should go to the Request Enrolment button in the above menu to place their request. Upon receiving your request, we will send an acknowledgement email. Decisions about class allocation will not be made before mid-December for Distance Education and Term 1 2020 for face-to-face.
For more information on courses available go to Courses/Overview.
Melba College Temporary Closure
09 October, 2019
Due to construction a Melba College, classes unfortunately will be cancelled on Saturday 12 and 19 October for Grade Prep to Year 10 students. Please DO NOT bring your child to language classes on these days. VCE classes will run as normal. VCE students MUST ATTEND classes on these two Saturdays. VCE classes have been moved to Ainslie Parklands Primary school (next to Melba College). For further information, please contact Antonella Cicero antonellac@vsl.vic.edu.au or 94740562.
Year 7-10 Indonesian Lunch
20 September, 2019
On Saturday 14th September, students studying Indonesian in Years 7-10 at VSL Glen Waverley had the opportunity to enjoy an authentic Indonesian lunch together. This was a great way to finish the term and the Year 9/10 Unit of Work on "Food and Places to Eat”. We had Indonesian Ayam Bakar (Chicken) and Rendang (Beef) on the menu served with rice, egg and vegetables. The food was supplied by Warung Nusantara Restaurant and Catering. There were also some other snacks available such as Klepon (a sweet snack made with coconut and palm sugar). Students and staff enjoyed the chance to share a meal together and use some of the language we have been studying to describe the taste of food. "Selamat makan” which in Indonesian means “Enjoy your meal”.
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VSL VIETNAMESE MOON FESTIVAL CELEBRATIONS AT WEST 1
20 September, 2019
As part of the Moon Festival celebrations which were held at the VSL Footscray, Altona North and Sunshine centres, our Vietnamese students participated in a variety of activities on Saturday 14 September 2019.

The main highlight of the celebrations was lantern making, which is an integral part of Moon Festival activities. The anticipation and excitement on the children’s faces as they made and displayed their colourful lanterns captured the essence of the Moon Festival itself: it is truly a great time for relaxation and the enjoyment of family life.
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VSL Malay Festival at Dandenong
20 September, 2019
Over the last few years Malay classes have grown across all our VSL campuses, now being offered at Roxburgh, Werribee and Dandenong. Every year students and staff choose a center to hold their Malay Language Day Camp. This year it was held at Dandenong in August with around 100 students (and twice as many parents) attending. Professionally organised by staff with great 'mcing' by Marinah Mydin.

They organised a great range of activities, competitive recitations, acting and also catered with their famous samples of Malay food and deserts! (see photos, including a tough jury) It was well received and the community was more than happy to reunite with their fellow Malay citizens from across Victoria, traveling quite a distance for this occasion. As a host, VSL Dandenong was proud to receive such an enthusiastic group and we would be more than happy to host again, but equally looking forward to promoting and celebrating this beautiful culture and its language in other areas of Victoria! Thank you to all staff and supporting members of the Malay community.
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