Key Dates for Future DC Students

Online enrolment applications go live: 9am on 26 April 2017

Students wishing to enrol or transfer to Dickson College in 2018 will need to use the Online Enrolment Form.

You can find more information including the Parent/Carer Guide to enrolment/transfer for ACT Public Schools via the ACT Education Directorate website.

If you have difficulty accessing a computer to complete the online enrolment application, please visit Dickson College and we can assist you.

Dickson College Open Night: 6-8pm Thursday 25 May 2017

Come along and visit the College, speak to students and staff about the broad range of opportunities on offer.

Initial enrolment consideration period closes: 9am on 29 May 2017

Online applications received by 9am on Monday 29 May 2017 will be processed according to the Education Directorate’s enrolment policy that can be found on their website.

As Dickson College is a high demand school we encourage you to meet this deadline.

Any applications after this time will be considered as late and processed at a later time.

Offers of placement are dispatched by colleges: 23 June 2017

If your enrolment application for Dickson College is successful, we will email out an offer of place - it should arrive in your email mail box on, or soon after, 23 June 2017.

What happens if my child is not offered a placement at Dickson College for 2018?

If Dickson College is unable to offer your child an enrolment place for 2018, we will forward your online application to your Priority Enrolment Area School (PEA). They will email you an offer of enrolment for 2018.

The ACT Education Directorate has a Review and Appeal Period that runs from 21 July to 1 September. Specific details can be found on the Education Directorate's webpage.

Accepting an enrolment place at Dickson College for 2018: 23 June-28 July 2017.

To finalise the enrolment process parents and carers must come into the college and bring documentation. The details of the requirements will be emailed/posted to you with the offer of enrolment but will include: the student’s birth certificate or passport and proof of residence (lease, rates notice or utility bill).

It is essential that families complete this process so that the Principal can plan for 2018; recruit staff and have the curriculum in place to meet student interests and needs.

The enrolment process requires three key items

1. A completed online enrolment application

2. A completed enrolment pack (papers, emailed/posted to you to complete and return to Dickson College by 28 July 2017 to assist us in our planning for 2018)

3. Class selection (in person at Lyneham High, Campbell High or Dickson College for students transferring from other schools in the ACT, Interstate or Overseas)

Year 11, 2018, semester 1 class selection

You must accept an offer of a place at Dickson College by completing the documents that will be emailed/or mailed to you. If we have your documents, we can enrol you in classes for first semester 2018.

22 August – Dickson College 4-7pm by appointment

Students from ACT high schools other than Campbell or Lyneham, and interstate and overseas schools, please contact Dickson College reception on 6142 0140 to arrange an appointment time.

30 August – Dickson College 4-7pm by appointment

Students from ACT high schools other than Campbell or Lyneham, and interstate and overseas schools, please contact Dickson College on 6142 0140 to arrange an appointment time.

  • 5 September - Campbell High School (parents and carers are welcome to attend)
  • 6 September - Lyneham High School (parents and carers are welcome to attend)

Campbell High and Lyneham High arrange the bookings for class selection for year 10 students at their schools.

Careers interviews

The DC Careers and University Advice team are available for Interviews in Term 3. They will visit Campbell and Lyneham High Schools. To organise an interview book in with your high school Careers Advisor/Year 10 Coordinator.

For students not currently attending these high schools please call our Student Wellbeing Centre on 61420126/61420139 to make an appointment.