ICOM Newsfeed

Year 12 Graduation 2022

On 2nd December 2022, an unforgettable event unfolded at the Lakeside Banquet and Convention Centre as proud friends and family gathered to celebrate the graduating class of 2022 – the year 6 students bidding farewell to their primary school years.
The atmosphere was filled with excitement as the young graduates, adorned in their elegant gowns, sashes, and mortarboard hats, prepared to embrace this milestone. The evening commenced with a touching recitation of the Quran, setting the tone for a night of reflection and appreciation.

Bachar Houli Cup 2023

We are thrilled to announce a remarkable achievement by our talented year 9 and 10 girls who triumphed on August 9th in the Bachar Houli Cup. The girl’s dedication, teamwork and sheer determination led them to a well-deserved victory. Their performance on the field showcased not only their athletic abilities but also their passion for the game.
Congratulations to the girls for showcasing the power of hard work and teamwork in achieving success on the AFL stage!

Career Expo 2023

Friday the 4th of August ICOM hosted its annual Careers expo 2023.
It was a fantastic opportunity for our talented students from years 9-12 to dive into the world of possibilities and explore their future pathways. With representatives from various universities and experts from diverse fields, our students had the chance to engage in meaningful conversations and gain valuable insights into their potential career journeys.

Literacy Week 2023

In celebration of Reading, we held our annual Primary Literacy Week between the 19th – 22nd of June. Throughout the week, students were treated to a diverse range of activities that kept them thoroughly entertained; activities ranging from multiple storytelling sessions during recess and lunch, Interactive sessions, book stalls, cake and donut stalls, there was never a dull moment in the College.
Primary SRC students also had a stall selling books that were donated by students in order to buy new ones to donate to local childcares to nurture a love for reading from a young age.

Hajj Week 2023

To mark the beginning of Hajj Week at ICOM, our Secondary cohort rallied together during a very special assembly last Wednesday.
The assembly consisted of insightful Hajj talks, reminders as well as Arabic Poetry presented by Year 10 student, Muhtadi Kamereldin. This special assembly was hosted by ICOM College Captains, Imran Hussien and Sumaiyya Baloch.

Quran Awards Night 2023

The Islamic College of Melbourne recently held its Annual Quran Awards Night, celebrating all of our students across Primary & Secondary Schools who memorise, recite & excel at their Quranic studies.
It was an evening like no other, with performances and celebrations rivalling many of our other large-scale events. All of our super-star students and dedicated teaching staff & parents in attendance made this special ceremony truly incredible.

Eid Festival 2023

On Friday the 28th of April, we celebrated one of the most anticipated and exciting days of the year, our annual EID Festival!
Marking the end of Ramadan and the start to Term 2, the college was turned into a thrilling, action-packed theme park, bringing both our Primary and Secondary schools together to celebrate Eid the ICOM way.
Teachers and students shared the day, with smiles from ear to ear, bellies full of delicious food and great memories created, that will be remembered for years to come!

Multicultural Day 2023

At ICOM’s Annual Multicultural Day, we saw culture come alive, as we celebrated all our rich differences with acceptance and unity.
It was incredible to see our students representing both their traditional cultures and chosen Wonder Countries – Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Iraq, Mexico, China and Jordan.
The day started off with a College assembly, that brought together our Primary and Secondary Schools.

Primary Iftar Night 2023

Last Friday, the College hosted our Annual Primary School Iftar with special guest, Mahde Hallab.
Mahde is a Law Student at Monash University whose passion is to Empower Muslim Youth through Mentoring and Communication. He delivered an entertaining and engaging speech which was well received by our students.

Iftar Night 2023

Ramadan is always a busy and exciting time at ICOM. Last Friday, the College hosted a successful iftar for the Secondary School students, a night filled with Islamic reminders, poems, Nasheeds and quizzes. It was a beautiful sight of students and staff participating in the competitions, enjoying breaking their fast together and thoroughly enjoying the Iftar program in this blessed month.
The Year 12 students stayed behind and had a spiritual Qiyam night at the College.

Year 6 Graduation 2022

On 2nd December 2022, an unforgettable event unfolded at the Lakeside Banquet and Convention Centre as proud friends and family gathered to celebrate the graduating class of 2022 – the year 6 students bidding farewell to their primary school years.
The atmosphere was filled with excitement as the young graduates, adorned in their elegant gowns, sashes, and mortarboard hats, prepared to embrace this milestone. The evening commenced with a touching recitation of the Quran, setting the tone for a night of reflection and appreciation.

Secondary Workshop – Year 8

Islamic College of Melbourne’s Secondary programs, Junior and Senior, are often described as exemplary; these programs are among some of the most strategic, considered & highly valued in the secondary education category. From the opportunities that we make available for our students to the flexible study arrangements & varied pathways that can be accessed, ICOM is always looking for new ways to improve and build on our Secondary offering.

2022 Secondary Celebrating Eid

During our Annual Eid Festival held last Friday our Secondary students also seized the opportunity to participate in the day’s events, enjoying many of the larger rides specifically brought onto College grounds for our senior students to engage with and enjoy. We also held a Secondary students VS teachers soccer match which was very competitive, an ICOM tradition which takes place each and every year.

2022 Primary Celebrating Eid

On Friday, 13th of May the College’s Annual Eid Festival took place, our biggest celebration to date! Our Primary students were absolutely overjoyed to take part in all of the activities and festivities that were arranged for them, including many rides, attractions and a petting zoo with many different baby animals including alpacas, rabbits & chickens for our students to care for and enjoy.

2022 NAPLAN Test

Over the next two weeks our Years 3, 5, 7 & 9 students along with 1.2 million other students Australia-wide will be sitting their NAPLAN tests. NAPLAN is an assessment program designed to test the literacy and numeracy capabilities of students at various stages of their educational journey. These standardised tests assess students’ reading, writing, language (spelling, grammar and punctuation) and numeracy and are administered by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).

Year 7 Circus Skills

This week, as part of our Secondary Leadership, Careers & Pastoral Care Program, our Year 7 students have been taken out of their comfort zones and are in training for something exciting. All of our Year 7 students are developing their circus skills through a series of physical incursions such as juggling, plate spinning, using hula hoops, performing acrobatics & more.

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