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Meet the Teachers Night 2018

Wednesday 21st February is Meet the Teachers Night! Come along to have a chat with the teachers and hear from the principal, Craig Edwards.

5:30 – 6:30 (Canteen) - Meet the Teachers: a social event for staff, students and parents/guardians to meet.

6:30 – 7:30 (Hall) - Understanding Senior Secondary System: a more formal presentation with information for students and parents/guardians to understand the ACT College system and pathways options for students.

This is just an introductory meet and greet event. For more involved discussions, please contact the school directly. The next Parent-Teacher evening will be held on Thursday 5th April.

posted on 13 Feb 2018


Welcome back to the new school year!

Year 11 students and other new students begin Monday 5 February 2018.

Year 12 students return Tuesday 6 February 2018.

Monday 5 February 8.40am: Year 11 Orientation Day. Meet in the canteen and collect orientation packs. The day begins with an assembly, Clubs and a mini timetable of classes. Enjoy the free BBQ lunch (includes GF and vegetarian) and information stalls.

Tuesday 6 February 8.50am: Year 12 assembly. Year 11s should arrive at school at 9.30am when a normal timetable begins for all students.

We wish all students a happy and successful year!

posted on 04 Feb 2018


Board Nominations

Dickson College Board Election

If you are keen to contribute to the governance of Dickson College, you should nominate for a position on the Dickson College Board. No prior experience is necessary.

The following positions are vacant:

  1. Staff Member position x 1 (24 months)
  2. Parent and Citizen Member position x 3 (24 months)
  3. Student Member position x 1 (Yr 11 24 months or Yr 12 12 months)

Nominee Forms can be picked up from the Front Office during normal business hours (9am to 3pm Monday to Friday). Alternatively, request one via email. (

Nominations are to be submitted to the school’s front office between 11am, 5 February 2018 and 11am, 19 February 2018. Nominations must be submitted during school business hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Hand deliver to the Front Office
  • Email to
  • Mail to Assistant Returning Officer, c/- Dickson College front office

If an election is required, the voting period will be from 11am, 26 February 2018 to 11am, 5 March 2018.

In the event of an election, a short biography of each nominee would assist with the voting process.

You are therefore invited to attach a biography when submitting your nominee form.

For more information, contact the Assistant Returning Officer, Dr John Clink on 02 6142 0140.

posted on 06 Dec 2017


Important end of year events

Wed 22 Nov 9-11am: Handback Day. Students cycle through 15 minute classes from Line 1 to Line 8.

Mon 27 Nov 9.30am: Year 12 brunch. Students are served a delicious brunch by teachers. This will be followed by the very important Year 12 package check. Students should check they have enough points for graduation. Appeals close 12pm. Course scores posted in faculties 2pm.

Mon 27 Nov 6pm: Year 12 Formal at the National Convention Centre. Please see the front office for tickets.

Wed 13 Dec 1.30pm: Year 12 Graduation Ceremony rehearsal at the AIS Indoor Arena in Bruce. ATARs will be handed out at the rehearsal.

Wed 13 Dec 5.30-7.30pm: Year 12 Graduation Ceremony at the AIS Indoor Arena in Bruce. Students should collect their tickets as soon as possible from the library.

posted on 16 Nov 2017


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