Taylors College

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Taylors College
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PrincipalAlan Moran (Sydney)
Years offeredHigh School Year 10 to Year 12 and University Foundation programs
CampusUrban, Parks
AffiliationsUniversity of Sydney, University of Western Australia, University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Massey University

Taylors College is a provider of university preparation programs in Australia and New Zealand. Established in Melbourne, Australia in 1920, Taylors College provides secondary school education (Year 10 - Year 12) and specialised University Foundation programs in partnership with some of the leading universities in Australia and New Zealand; the college has campuses in Sydney, Perth and Auckland. It is part of Study Group, a provider of private Higher Education, language and Careers Education, with nearly 200 university partnerships across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Europe, Australia and New Zealand.


George Taylor and Staff (GT&S) was established in 1920, it was one of 13 colleges that offered tuition to students at the University of Melbourne, and within just a few years was the most successful college in terms of students’ results.[citation needed]

Many of the original colleges came and went over the following years, but GT&S continued to grow – moving premises several times to accommodate the rapid increase in student numbers.

George Taylor & Staff – which eventually became known as Taylors College – enrolled its first student from China in 1925.

In the 50 years between 1920 and 1970, Taylors College provided some 320,000 students with access to further educational and employment opportunities.


University Foundation & University Diploma Programs[edit]

Diploma of Commerce

On successful completion of the Diploma students will gain guaranteed entry into second year of Bachelor of Commerce at The University of Western Australia.[1]

The University of Sydney Foundation Program

The University of Sydney Foundation Program is designed to prepare students with a strong academic foundation. Upon successful completion of this program, students will gain guaranteed entry into Australia's university - The University of Sydney[2]

The University of Western Australia Foundation Program

The University of Western Australia Foundation Program is an academic program designed to prepare students for entry into the University of Western Australia. Students will gain guaranteed entry into the university upon successful completion of the program.[3]

Taylors Auckland Foundation Year

The Taylors Auckland Foundation Year is touted as an assured pathway for entry into the University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology and Massey University in New Zealand.[4]

High School programs (Years 10, 11, 12)[edit]

Taylors College delivers the final 3 years of Australian secondary education (Year 10, Year 11 and Year 12) at their Sydney campus.[5]

Taylors College high school programs are designed to meet the English language and academic needs needed to take the Higher School Certificate (New South Wales) examinations.

The curriculum and examinations are administered by the state of New South Wales.

Taylors English Language Preparation[edit]

The Taylors English Language Preparation program, delivered in 12-week terms, is designed to help international students gain the level of English language proficiency necessary for academic study.[6]

It focuses on language studies, formal writing styles, note taking, assignment writing, intensive listening, and reading.

Upon completion of Taylors English Language Preparation, students do not need to take an IELTS[clarification needed] test before they begin the high school or foundation programs.


Taylors College campuses are located in the major cities in Australia and New Zealand: Sydney, Perth and Auckland.


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