Warrnambool College is committed to preparing our students to become community and professional leaders in their chosen fields. To this end students are provided with a rich array of opportunities to develop the confidence and skills which they can take with them after graduating.
Apart from the formal leadership roles described here there are many other daily opportunities for students to develop their leadership skills. Leadership development at all levels of our school is encouraged and valued.
Why take on a Student Leadership Role?
- Learn new skills and build my personal leadership capacity
- To be a voice and make a difference within the College.
- Work with and get to know new people.
- Represent the school at community events.
- Undertake special leadership training programs and activities.
Hands on learning is an innovative education program that caters to the different ways young people learn.
Warrnambool College continues its tradition of recognising past students who have excelled in their chosen field through the presenting of the Sir John Eccles Tall Poppies Awards.
This award is named in honour of the highly lauded Sir John Eccles AC, Nobel Laureate and Rhodes Scholar. Sir John was a pupil at Warrnambool High School during the years 1915-1918. His distinguished academic life and his contribution to the world community in the field of neuroscience are recognised in the striking of this award. It will be presented to past students of Warrnambool College.
Warrnambool College has a pupil population in the vicinity of 1250 students, with approximately 50 of these being indigenous. As with many regional towns, our indigenous students’ ancestries come from many and varied clans and places in Australia, with only a small percentage coming from Gunditjmara country. We value the rich history of the original land owners and attempt to celebrate that tradition and history in the 21st century.
Enter through our WELLBEING rainbow doors into our wellbeing centre and you will find a team of motivated, compassionate and friendly staff, whose reason for coming to work each day is to enhance the wellbeing of our students, staff and parents.
Speak with Health & Wellbeing Centre Staff about an appointment with one of our GPs. We can help with things like:
- Physical Health Issues & Concerns
- Sports Injury Worries
- Nutritional Advice
- Mental Health Concerns (such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, behaviour/anger management)
- Telehealth Consultations (specialist psychiatrists)
All consults are bulk-billed to Medicare so there is no out of pocket expenses.
A GP will be onsite at Warrnambool College every Thursday.