News & Events
Greek National Parade 2023
20 March, 2023

Οn Sunday 19 March 2023 at Lakeside Stadium (Albert Park) our VSL Students studying Greek at various campuses (Glen Waverley, Carwatha, Doncaster, South Oakleigh, Keilor Downs) and at Distance education came together to honour and celebrate the 202 years from the Greek Independence Day.

Our students, parents and teachers had the opportunity to experience a cultural event “parelasi”  that is also celebrated all around Greece. They were able to connect with the wider Greek Community and have a deeper understanding of the history related to the Greek Independence Day.

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Turkey and Syria Earthquake
08 February, 2023

Dear families and friends of Turkey and Northern Syria,

We have all been deeply saddened to hear of the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Northern Syria this week.   It is a tragic event that has affected many of our VSL community across Melbourne and Victoria. We know that some of our families will have loved ones affected by the earthquake and extend our comfort and best wishes to you during this difficult time.

Should any of your children need support when they are in classes over coming weeks, please do not hesitate to let your centre supervisor know so that we can make arrangements to assist.

Judi Benney

 Acting Principal

VCE Greek Graduation 2022
19 November, 2022

On Saturday November 19, the Year 12 Greek students from VSL South Oakleigh Centre and VSL Distance took part in a graduation ceremony.

The graduation was held during the End of Year concert organised by the VSL Greek faculty at the South Oakleigh Secondary College theatre.

The nineteen graduates presented a short video with their thoughts on their last year of Greek studies at the Victorian School of Languages.

At the end of their presentation, they received their VCE Certificates from Venetia Kefalianos (VSL South 2 Manager) and Joanne Lepore (VSL Distance Education Manager).

Parents and friends had the opportunity to congratulate the Year 12 students and wish them all the best for the future!

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2023 New Enrolments Open
16 November, 2022

The VSL wish to announce that enrolments for new students are open.

Please click here to seek enrolment:
Spanish Cultural Day
29 October, 2022

On the 29th Of October, the Spanish faculty of Box Hill had a cultural day.

Students created a day of the dead altar by decorating a table with their paper cutting artwork. Students enjoyed learning about the Day of the Dead and took part in trivia and other activities.

Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a traditional Mexican holiday celebrated on November 2nd. On this day, it is believed that the souls of the dead return to visit their living family members. Many people celebrate this day by visiting the graves of loved ones and setting up altars with their favourite foods, drink, and photos. 

 La Catrina is one of the most recognizable figures of Day of the Dead. A towering female skeleton with vibrant make up and a flamboyant feathery hat. 

On the day of the dead, people dress as a “Catrina” in traditional clothing and make up. 

 Students also took part in a salsa class, which was taught by two special guests.

Students from all 3 Spanish groups participated, and learnt steps to the music, salsa dancing, and rhythm.

It was a fantastic day for everyone.

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