College News

Year 10 Melbourne Careers Trip

September 22, 2017
Year 10s had a great time away at their recent Melbourne Trip. With a focus on future career and study options, students were fortunate to have the opportunity to visit some of the following locations:Urban Seed – ‘The city is our home’ Walk, Aquarium – Marine BiologyStreet Art ToursUniversity of… Read more

Murray River Culinary Challenge in Swan Hill

September 22, 2017
Recently Galen’s two finalist, Sumiri Kamiyama and Sara Corker competed in the Murray River Culinary Challenge in Swan Hill. The other schools competing were Rochester Secondary College, Notre Dame College, St Mary MacKillop and Catholic College Wodonga. Sara and Sumiri prepared a 3 course meal under strict time conditions. Their… Read more

Italian Day

September 22, 2017
This year, Galen celebrated the Italian Day on August, 17th. All students of Italian engaged in different activities during the entire school day. Year 7 students loved the Commedia dell’Arte play “Fooling in love” performed by Rosa Campagnaro and her company. Students of year 8 Italian participated in a workshop… Read more

Senior Concert Band visits Ballarat

September 22, 2017
Thirty Senior Band students began their annual tour by setting up to perform a concert in Southbank – Melbourne. Unfortunately, after two songs, the Melbourne weather had a bit to say and our first challenge was working out how to dry many of our instruments. Once dry (sort of) we… Read more

Dirrawarra Proud and Deadly Awards

September 22, 2017
Congratulations to Kelsey Woods (Year 12) who was a successful recipient of three Dirrawarra Proud and Deadly Awards last Thursday. Kelsey received a Charles Sturt University scholarship as the first person in her family with plans to commence higher education at university. She also received a Deadly Achievement Award and… Read more

2018 Galen Catholic College Uniform

September 22, 2017
Dear Parents and Carers,We are writing to advise you of the changes to the Galen Catholic College uniform, for commencement from the beginning of the 2018 school year.The Galen Catholic College Uniform Committee was set up last year by the Galen School Board to review the current school uniform and… Read more

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Galen Catholic College is a Year 7 to 12 co-educational Catholic College located in Wangaratta, North East Victoria. With an enrolment of 1100 students and 120 full and part time staff, Galen offers a dynamic curriculum where students can grow, learn, develop their faith and become successful graduates. 

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We are a child safe school

Galen Catholic College is a child safe organisation and is committed to child safety at all levels. It has zero tolerance for child abuse and aims to provide a safe, supportive and welcoming environment where all students can flourish.

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Prospective parents & students

Enrolment Information

For information about enrolments, fees and uniform at Galen, simply click on the link below.




Galen offers a broad and enriching curriculum to cater for a range of learners.


Mini-school structure

Year levels at Galen are arranged into three mini-schools to provide a smooth progression from Year 7 to 12.

Our mini-schools

Pastoral Care

We have well-established wellbeing support in place to encourage the development and success of the students in our care.



“Galen offers immense opportunities for our students to succeed, and we provide an extraordinary level of pastoral care to foster their learning and growth as individuals. The focus on social justice that Galen fosters makes our school a special place.

The gospel values are our ideals.”

Bernard Neal – Principal

A vision for the future of Galen

Galen Catholic College has engaged with No.42 Architects since early 2014. Together, we’ve been collaboratively planning for future growth and infrastructure at the College.

Click on the link below to download a copy of the various stages of development planned for the College.

 Download Galen’s Master Plan

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