College Fees

With Faith and Integrity, we serve in our community and respect each other’s dignity’

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Galen’s Fee Management team is committed to working with families throughout their secondary education journey with us.  We offer a wide range of financial options to families for fee payment based on the individual circumstances for each family.  Our team are available for a confidential conversation about how we can work together to support your family with the financial aspects of enrolment at Galen Catholic College. 

Key contacts:

  • Elisabet Pendavingh – Family Financial Management

 

2024 Composite fees

Our composite fees are fully inclusive of all cost required for the student’s core curriculum program including tuition, subject costs, camps excursion and IT resources. An annual laptop hire fee is charged separately to enable every student to have a new laptop provided at Year 7 and Year 10. Additional charges are required for optional programs including outdoor education, VET courses, immersions, graduations and formals. For any queries on extra curriculum please contact the fee management team.

Please note that refunds do not apply for non-attendance of compulsory activities.

Laptop Program

A laptop hire fee of $400 per student will be charged annually.  This includes warranty and insurance with families liable for the insurance excess of $150 for any accidental damages that do not fall under warranty.

Billing

Fees are charged annually with statements provided on a monthly basis.

Payment options

Accounts can be paid by:

  • In person – EFTPOS
  • Direct Debit
  • Centrepay

Frequency of payment plans offered:

  • Annual
  • Term
  • Monthly
  • Fortnightly
  • Weekly

Payment plans should cover the current year’s fees and any carried over previous balances.  Payment agreements are confirmed in partnership with families and approved by Family Financial Management. The annual fees are due before 31 December of each calendar year.

Camps Sports and Excursion Fund (CSEF)

CSEF funding is available to all families holding a valid means-tested concession card or temporary foster parents.  Applications are required to be completed and returned to the College with funding credited to family accounts. CSEF helps ensure that no student will miss out on the opportunity to join their classmates for important, educational and fun activities. Click here to learn more. Please note applications for 2024 close on 28th June 2024.

Click here for the CSEF Application Form

The form only needs to be completed once, unless your circumstances have changed e.g. change of name, CRN or new sibling commenced at Galen.

Financial Hardship and Special Circumstances

The College offers a range of supports to families experiencing financial hardship or where special/difficult circumstances exist. Parents/guardians are invited to contact the Finance Team and make an appointment to discuss supports that the College can offer to assist with financial requirements of School Fees. All details concerning fees and families are strictly confidential. These arrangements are negotiated on an annual basis.

If special circumstances exist, please call (03) 5721 6322 for an appointment or email fees@galen.vic.edu.au to discuss your needs. Alternatively, please fill in this form, return it to the office or email it to the above address: