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Students in Homestay or Boarding

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We welcome our overseas students joining us in Homestay or Boarding.

We understand that living away from home is an exciting opportunity to develop into a young adult, but we also recognise that living away from family and friends can be challenging.

Homestay staff

Mrs Berg

Mrs Nai

Boarding Staff

Mr Floyd

Extended Day Program for Homestay Studnets 


At John Paul College, we are proud to be pioneers in offering comprehensive services that go beyond traditional education. Our commitment to international students goes beyond the typical school day with our International Student Extended Day Program. This unique program is designed to provide an inclusive and extensive welfare and academic support system, ensuring the holistic development and wellbeing of our students.

The International Student Extended Day Program is an integral part of our commitment to providing comprehensive welfare support. We understand the diverse needs of our international students, and our bilingual staff in Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese are ready to assist with any issues, ensuring the best support.

A Better Student Experience

The International Student Extended Day Program operates every Tuesday and Thursday, extending the student experience until 6:15 pm. The program runs every term, excluding the first and last week.

This program is an integral part of our homestay program and is also open to international students not in residence with us.

Key Features


A dedicated team oversees the program to ensure optimal support and coordination.


Join fellow students and staff for a communal dinner experience, fostering a sense of community and belonging.


Creating an environment for academic success with our supervised study sessions.


Encourage participation in JPC’s comprehensive activities, sports and music.


Access specialised support and guidance through our dedicated workshops, addressing academic and personal development.


Ensuring a safe and convenient journey from school to homestay with our door-to-door bus transportation service.

Extended Day Program Routine

3:20 – 3:30Student signs in
3:30 – 5:00– Supervised study
– Academic intervention
– Co-curricular
– Academic and well-being workshops
5:00 – 5:45Communal Dinner
5:45 – 6:00Buses home with student and bus tracking system (homestay students only)

For more details about the Extended Day Program, please visit John Paul International College website: https://www.jpic.com.au/accommodation/Pages/extended-day-program.aspx