International Students

Methodist Ladies' College is a thriving multicultural community.

Our bespoke Boarding House is home to girls from around the globe who thrive in our vibrant surrounds.

Girls who choose to study at MLC have the opportunity to thrive in a safe and nurturing environment, where their academic and personal well-being are paramount.

Our girls go on to study at the top universities in Australia and around the world, and take into their lives MLC's Values to be the best that they can.

No matter where in the world they are from, each and every girl is special to us.

For further information about steps to apply, please contact our Admissions team at

Applications to MLC

All roads lead to MLC…

We welcome girls who are not Australian citizens as boarding girls on our beautiful Claremont campus.

To be able to join us, girls must fulfil the Australian Government visa requirements and be proficient in English. Our girls also need to be fully informed and be in agreement with a number of specific details to fully participate in the Australian education system.

To find out how to become an international student at MLC please read our International Students' Guide.

Please find information from the Australian Government in:

The Education Services for Overseas (ESOS) Framework which includes the Act 2000 and the National Code 2018, is available for reference.

Living in Perth

Perth is the beautiful capital city of Western Australia, situated on the banks of the Swan River. Home to 1.9 million people, the city enjoys warm summers (December to February) and mild winters (June to August). It's no wonder that most West Australians take advantage of the state's outdoor lifestyle and revel in the natural beauty surrounding our city.

Our enviable lifestyle includes beaches, outdoor activities, movies, the arts, culture, and cuisine from around the world.

Perth facts at a glance:

Perth's time zone is +8GMT

Population: 2.43 million people (2023)

First colonised by Europeans in 1832

Traditional owners: Whadjuk Nyoongar people

More information about living in Perth can be found on the:

City of Perth website

Study Perth website

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