Box Hill Institute

Australia, Victoria

A product of the amalgamation of the Box Hill Technical School for Girls and Women and the Box Hill Technical School for Boys, after several changes in names and additions to course offerings, the Box Hill College of TAFE was formed in 1984. TAFE stands for Technical and Further Education and is a classification for institutes that provide vocational and other career-skills development courses under the Australian Qualifications Framework and/or the National Training System. The institute sees over 40,000 students being enrolled each year. The institute offers a range of different qualifications and programmes, such as Apprenticeships, TAFE courses, Undergraduate Degrees, and more. Furthermore, within their undergraduate programmes, students also have a choice of pursuing traditional bachelor’s degrees, Associate Degrees or Diplomas. Subjects being offered are many, including animal sciences, biotechnology, music, fashion etc. The number of TAFE courses taught are many as well, including tourism, health, automotive, engineering, business, construction, graphic design, art, music, fashion, design,etc.

Campus Life

The Box Hill Institute has numerous campuses located around Melbourne, 3 within the city of Box Hill, 1 located in the Central Business District of Melbourne, 2 located in the outer suburb of Melbourne known as Lilydale, and 1 in Bankstown. All the campuses offer all the traditional amenities, and then some more. The Box Hill campuses also have on-campus hair and beauty salons, barber shops and restaurants. The Lilydale Campus houses the Yarra Ranges Tech School and the Lilydale library as well. The campus in Bankstown, is the Bankstown Airport, where the aviation course is undertaken, as there are 3 runways and a small terminal located within the airport. Students studying at any of the campuses have the luxury of studying in Melbourne, which is prized for its vivid culture and modern buildings.

Noted Alumni

The Box Hill institute has won a number of awards, including the International Training Provider of the Year in 2018, Cyber Security Educator of the Year Award in 2020 and many more course specific awards as well.