At Nelson College we are fortunate to welcome students from a diverse range of backgrounds. Former refugees from Myanmar, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan and Colombia receive support and guidance at in a variety of ways. Small group tutorials are offered to students who require intensive language support. Students are also timetabled into additional ESOL classes depending on level of need. In addition, Ministry of Education funding enables Nelson College to employ bilingual tutors and liaisons to work with students and their families. The Refugee Education Coordinator also works closely with families, students and bilingual workers to ensure a smooth transition into the Nelson College community.