Established in 1861 by the Reverend Alexander James Campbell, a Presbyterian minister, the Geelong College was formerly a school of the Presbyterian Church of Australia and is now affiliated with the Uniting Church. The school has a non-selective enrolment policy and currently caters for over 1,200 students from kindergarten through to Year 12, including 95 boarders from Years 9 to 12.
The college is affiliated with the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference, the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA), the Junior School Heads Association of Australia (JSHAA), the Association of Independent Schools of Victoria (AISV), the Australian Boarding Schools Association (ABSA), and has been a member of the Associated Public Schools of Victoria (APS) since 1908.
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