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Academic excellence at Wesley College


Congratulations to the Class of 2017! 

We extend our congratulations to the Class of 2017 VCE students who have received their results.   We are extremely proud that our students continue Wesley’s tradition of academic success and achieve excellence in all areas of learning. This reflects our commitment to developing the whole student, by providing a true education through the principles of learning – to know, to do, to live with and to be. 

2017 Results 

In 2017, 62% of our Year 12 students studied the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), and 38% studied the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP).

 Here are some highlights of their outstanding achievements:

  • 3 IB DP students achieved the highest possible ATAR of 99.95 and a perfect score of 45.  These students are: Amelia Goulding Holland, Dorothea Yannoulidis and Jordi Shahab.
  • The IB DP median ATAR was 93.45
  • The combined median ATAR for VCE and IB DP was 86.70
  • 113 perfect study/subject scores were attained across the VCE and IB DP cohort 

Tertiary Destinations

Many of our Year 12 students have received their first choice university offers from Melbourne’s top universities.  With 55% of our students attending the University of Melbourne and Monash University, this reflects the high academic standard of teaching and learning at the College.

2017 tertiary destinations

Fields of study

The class of 2017 graduating students are pursuing a diverse range of fields, reflecting their unique talents, interests and capabilities.

2017 Fields of Study

Student Reflections

Alana Fiusco Wesley College

Alana Fiusco
VCE, ATAR 96.90

“I can truly say Year 12 was my favourite year due to the strong friendships I made at Wesley and the experiences we shared together both inside and outside of school.

I plan on studying a Bachelor of Science at The University of Melbourne, while further pursuing my other academic interests, such as history.”

David Huang Wesley College

David Huang
VCE, ATAR 99.40

“Some of my favourite memories of school include time that I spent with my classmates and friends. The community at Wesley is fantastic to be a part of.

My teachers made sure I was supported as an international student, they were very patient and took the time to explain things in detail to me whenever I asked a question. I am very thankful for their help. 

I plan to study Biomedicine at The University of Melbourne, and then pursue a degree in medicine.”

Jordi Shahab Wesley College

Jordi Shahab
IB DP, ATAR 99.95

“During Year 12 I was assigned the role of Glen Waverley School Captain, as well as being Captain of the First Diving Team, and on the debating team.

These opportunities allowed me to discover a range of interests that I would never have considered without the encouragement provided at Wesley.

Balancing my co-curricular activities with my academic work was at times challenging, and I can’t thank my teachers enough to the endless support they provided, they were always willing to go above and beyond.

I plan to pursue a career in medicine, and use this to help those less fortunate than me. I would also like to become fluent in Chinese and Spanish, and get back into competitive diving.”

Dorothea Yannoulidis Wesley College

Dorothea Yannoulidis
IB DP, ATAR 99.95

“My time at Wesley was a diverse and engaging experience, I loved being a part of the Wesley community and participating in debating, piano lessons and tennis in my spare time. 

The support I received from my teachers during Year 11 and 12 was invaluable and helped me maintain my creative pursuits and a healthy state of mind during some of the more challenging aspects of my studies.

In the future I plan on channelling my creative interests into studying Architecture and Construction at The University of Melbourne.”