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Homestay Family Application

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Living with a caring Australian host family is a valuable part of students’ study experience in Victoria and at Sandringham College. Please apply if you could welcome a short-term or long-term student into your family.
Homestay Families

Sandringham College International Program is a select entry program for students from a variety of countries including China, Japan,Germany, France, Italy, Vietnam, and Brazil.

Students are aged between 15-18 years old and study at the College for between three months to five years.

Whilst studying students live with a Homestay Host who will provide them a bedroom for their own use, study area, and food including snacks and three meals a day.

Homestay families are paid $350 per week to cover the cost of food, accommodation, utilities and internet.

Applicants will be required to undertake a “volunteer” Working With Children Check. Apply at www.workingwithchildren

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    Residency Status:
    CitizenPermanent residentTemporary resident


    Number of available bedrooms? 123

    Number of bathrooms in the home? 123

    Internet connection? BroadbandNBNnone

    Does anyone in the house smoke? NoYes - insideYes - outside



    Which age would you prefer hosting? 14-16 yrs17-18 yrsover 18 yrsany
    Do you have a preferred gender to host? MFotherany
    Student nationality preference? AsianEuropeanSouth Americanany


    All household members over 18 years of age are required to obtain a "Working With Children" check (volunteer category - not employee). There is no cost to apply (see above).

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    “I welcome you to our school, a place where we respect the past and work together to create the future.”

    Amy Porter, College Principal