Taylors College is a provider of university preparation programs in Australia and New Zealand. Established in Melbourne, Australia in 1920, Taylors College provides secondary school education (Year 10 - Year 12) and specialized University Foundation programs in partnership with some of the leading universities in Australia and New Zealand. The college has campuses in Sydney, Perth and Auckland. It is part of Study Group, a provider of private Higher Education, language and Careers Education, with nearly 200 university partnerships across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
George Taylor and Staff (GT&S) was established in 1920. It was one of 13 colleges that offered tuition to students at the University of Melbourne, and within just a few years was the most successful college in terms of students’ results. Many of the original colleges came and went over the following years, but GT&S continued to grow – moving premises several times to accommodate the rapid increase in student numbers.
George Taylor & Staff – which eventually became known as Taylors College – enrolled its first student from China in 1925.In the 50 years between 1920 and 1970, Taylors College provided some 320,000 students with access to further educational and employment opportunities. The Taylors English Language Preparation program, delivered in 12-week terms, is designed to help international students gain the level of English language proficiency necessary for academic study.
It focuses on language studies, formal writing styles, note taking, assignment writing, intensive listening, and reading. Upon completion of Taylors English Language Preparation, students do not need to take an IELTS test before they begin the high school or foundation programs.