Key Dates for Future DC Students
Online enrolment applications go live: 9am on 30 April 2018
Students wishing to enrol or transfer to Dickson College in 2019 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.
Information for NSW residents regarding enrolment in ACT schools in 2019
NSW residents can only enrol in 2 ACT colleges - Melba Copland Senior Secondary School (northside) or Erindale College (southside).
Dickson College Open Night: 6-8pm Thursday 31 May 2018
Come along and visit the College and speak to students and staff about the broad range of opportunities on offer.
Initial enrolment consideration period closes: 9am on 4 June 2018
Online applications received by 9am on Monday 4 June 2018 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: 27 June 2018
If your enrolment application for Dickson College is successful, we will email an offer of place - it should arrive by email on, or soon after, 27 June 2018.
What happens if my child is not offered a placement at Dickson College for 2019?
If Dickson College is unable to offer your child an enrolment place for 2019, we will forward your online application to your Priority Enrolment Area School (PEA). They will email you an offer of enrolment for 2019.
The ACT Education Directorate has a Review and Appeal period. Specific details can be found on the Education Directorate's webpage.
Accepting an enrolment place at Dickson College for 2019 - date to be advised
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 2019, 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 - date to be advised)
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, 2019, semester 1 class selection
You must accept an offer of a place at Dickson College by completing the documents that will be emailed or posted to you. If we have your documents, we can enrol you in classes for first semester 2019.
28 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.
12 September – 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.
4 September - Campbell High School (parents and carers are welcome to attend)
5 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.
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 6142 0126 or 6142 0139 to make an appointment.