Welcome to Gilson College

Gilson College is a Christian Co-Educational College providing for students both a primary and a secondary education. The College is part of a world-wide system of Christian Education which has a tradition of excellence for over 140 years. The Seventh-day Adventist systems of schools, universities and hospitals are presently found in most countries of the world.


It's Worth a Thought...



They say that it was Leonardo Da Vinci in the 1400s that first sketched the parachute. Although it was Frenchman Sebastien Lenormand that gave the item its name, it was a Croatian Faust Vrancic that first put the idea into action by jumping off a tower in Venice in 1617.

Parachutes are good.

Parachutes are fun. (I remember floating over Lake Macquarie in still wind and looking at the smooth glassy water that I was soon to land in!)

Parachutes have saved many lives.


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Gilson College - Taylors Hill

450 Taylors Road
Taylors Hill VIC 3037

Phone: 03 9365 9365
Fax: 03 9365 9366

Gilson College - Mernda

370 Bridge Inn Rd
PO Box 220
Mernda VIC 3754 

Phone: 03 9717 7300
Fax: 03 9717 6512