The 2022 VCE Summer School and Residential program are anticipated to run in-person from 10th – 21st of January, depending on COVID-safe guidelines. Enrolments for the 2022 VCESS program are not currently open. If you would like us to keep you updated, please submit an expression of interest here.

For a detailed breakdown of the program and frequently asked questions, head to our FAQ.


Please note further information regarding pricing for VCESS 2022 will be available later in the year.

2021: The VCESS program ran online, with fees set at $50. This enrolment fee covered all classes, subject booklets, participation in the academic and activities program and any focused tutoring students required.

2020: The price for the in-person program was $219 for the academic and activities program (covering the above, as well as a program T-shirt), and $419 for the residential program for rural and regional students. The residential program included food and accommodation for two weeks, as well as full participation in the academic and activities program. Explore the VCE subjects covered in the 2020 program here.

The VCE Summer School is passionate about making our program accessible to students facing financial disadvantage. If you are experiencing financial hardship, we’re here to help. Please explore our Scholarships and Bursary program and get in touch to discuss how we can help you get involved!

Refund Policy (2021)

Please note that the 2022 policy may differ, and will be made available when applications open.

Before 21 December 2021: A complete refund is available if you withdraw from the program before 11.59pm, 20 December 2021.

21 December 2020–10 January 2021: We are able to provide an 80% refund for the program if you withdraw before 11.59pm, 10 January 2021.

After 10 January 2021: We are very sorry but by this stage, no refunds are available. All program expenses (including those related to activities, materials, technology and training) have been committed, and the program has now commenced. We are unable to provide a refund after this date except at discretion in exceptional circumstances.

Scholarships and Bursaries