At Bendigo Senior Secondary College we are offering a range of specialist programs that give highly motivated students the choice of pursuing an area of passion that inspires and engages them.

Each specialist program is designed to provide opportunities that extend, challenge and enrich the experience of students with a passion to follow a career in any one of the following specialist areas.


Develop a deep knowledge and understanding of Maths and Science, how they interconnect and the many exciting pathways that open up.


An exciting program for students who are interested in a sporting career pathway incorporating students operating at an elite level.

Uni Bridges

Through our strong partnerships with La Trobe University Bendigo and the Uni Bridges Program, there is an opportunity for students for guaranteed entry into a range of Science and Health courses.

Visual Arts

A program of excellence that extends visual arts students and builds experience, knowledge and skills within the visual arts industry.

Key features of all specialist programs:

  • A selected suite of curriculum units within your area of focus designed to challenge and inspire together with a wide choice of complementary VCE units
  • Partnerships with the community and higher education providers
  • Focused skill development and enrichment activities delivered through the Advisor Program
  • Opportunities for mentoring, coaching and work placement
  • Support from an Advisor who will monitor and assist you academically and socially
  • Clearly planned career pathways through Year 11 and 12 and onto further education

These programs are likely to be highly sought after and criteria for selection will include a written application and an interview process. Students can express interest through the online enrolment process.