Tuition fees are paid one semester in advance with the first instalment paid prior to entry to the School. The below table details fees for international students attending Lauriston in 2017.

Year Level Annual Fee (A$) Semester Fee (A$)
Prep–Year 2 30,430 15,215
Years 3–6 35,576 17,788
Years 7–8 41,382 20,691
Year 9* 42,908 21,454
Years 10–12 44,334 22,167


The 2016 tuition fees, payment schedules and terms and conditions are contained in the fee schedule.

2016 International Student Fee Schedule

Other Expenses

Students must allow for additional living costs when considering living in Melbourne and studying at Lauriston. These costs include book and uniform costs, living expenses–including accommodation costs–and costs associated with other activities including school camps and other curriculum enrichment activities.

Camps & Other Curriculum Enrichment Programs

Year level camps are charged to the account holder. Optional camps/activities are advised in advance and charged separately.

Optional curriculum enrichment programs and fees are listed in detail in the Extra Curricular Handbook (download).


The booklist can be viewed online at Booklists for the upcoming year are made available from December 1.


The uniform shop is open Tuesdays and Thursday during the school term between 11.30 am and 4.30 pm (closed for lunch between 12.15 – 12.45 pm).

Second-hand uniform items can be purchased from the Lauriston Parents' Association Second Hand Uniform Shop. Opening times are advertised in the School's newsletter.


A notebook computer will be made available for students in Years 7–8 and access to class notebooks and iPads for lower year levels will be used in the classroom where appropriate.

Students in Years 10–12 will need to purchase their own laptop. It is highly recommended that laptops are purchased through the School. This ensures that that all required software is installed on the laptop. The laptop is also fully maintained through the schools IT Department