PLC’s Boarding House is a welcoming - home away from home - for girls from regional Victoria, interstate and overseas and is so much more than a place to sleep after school each day.

Our boarders are encouraged to venture beyond the PLC campus on the weekend and enjoy everything from Melbourne’s pre-eminent sporting and entertainment scene, local and international galleries, renowned exhibitions, shopping and much more. 

Boarding at PLC

Our supportive and highly qualified staff, care for our boarders and also act as strong, positive role models, helping them to really enjoy the unique experience of living in a close residential community.

In our introductory “Boarding Buddy” program, current boarding students partner with newly-arrived boarding students to help them settle into life in the Boarding House, and to adjust to the rhythms of a new major metropolitan school environment.

Our Boarding House

Our Boarding House is modern and spacious, with Wi-Fi throughout. Girls in Years 7 to 10 share two and four bedroom suites and as they get older and develop their independence, our Year 11 and 12 girls enjoy their own individual bedrooms.

There are music rooms, an exercise games room, computer rooms and the dining room where students from differing year levels come together to share meals.  

Numerous recreational rooms allow girls to socialise, relax or watch movies. The boarders also enjoy after-school access to PLC’s on-campus art studios, Aquatic Centre, Library and sporting facilities.

The Boarding House atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, with routines and structures in place to assist the girls to settle in and maintain a healthy balance between life and study; work and play.


All boarders with parents living outside Australia must have a local guardian. We can assist in providing details of professional student guardian companies, if required. 

Guardians arrange accommodation for the students during term holidays and on exeat weekends, as well as transport at the beginning and end of each term. All guardians must remain in Melbourne while the student for whom they are responsible is residing in the Boarding House. 

Boarding Scholarships 2017

To register for a Boarding Scholarship click here.