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St Ursula’s College | Parent Fact Sheet

Are you wondering if St Ursula’s College is the perfect fit for your daughter? Read our parent fact sheet to find out more!

Why choose St Ursula’s College?

St Ursula’s College is an independent, private girls’ secondary school that has both day and boarding facilities. This leading school prides itself as having a strong sense of identity as a contemporary Ursuline Catholic School and, as such, is a community grounded in strong faith. The focus here is on transformative learning through justice and service, individuality and working together, being reflective and responsive and being confident enough to be innovative.

Principal Mrs Ann-Marie Pawsey expresses that St Ursula’s College “aims to be a microcosm of the world as we would dream it to be – a place of peace, hope and justice; a place which acknowledges our shared humanity; a place which embraces our diversity; a place which recognises its integral part in shaping the future of life.” This College seeks to embrace the whole learner and does so through dedicated and professional staff, a dynamic curriculum and state-of-the-art resources and facilities.

What sporting and co-curricular options are there at St Ursula’s College?

Students can participate in the following sporting activities:

  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Cross-country
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Touch Football
  • Golf
  • Volleyball
  • Track and field
  • Soccer

Students can participate in the following co-curricular activities:

  • College orchestra, concert and stage bands, jazz group, instrumental and vocal ensembles, choirs
  • Instrumental tuition
  • Dance concerts
  • Visual arts and media competitions and exhibitions
  • Drama productions
  • Debating and public speaking
  • A variety of clubs and societies (these will change year to year)

What transport options are available for St Ursula’s College?

A number of bus companies service St Ursula’s College. Enquire upon contact with the school for specific information that will relate to your family.

What are the school fees per year?

The following figure pertains to general tuition fees only. Please note that extra miscellaneous charges will apply. There are discounts for subsequent children from the same family.

  • $6635

Here are annual boarding fees.

  • Total Tuition and Full Boarding Fees: $29,155
  • Total Tuition and Weekly Boarding Fees: $27,284

What are the boarding options at St Ursula’s College?

The St Ursula’s Residential Community ensures that each student is treated as a valued individual. Older students are part of a role model programme that makes sure the younger girls are provided with reliable, caring, consistent family-style relationships. Support staff are on hand 24 hours a day, a registered nurse is always available through the health centre, top-class chefs prepare food for the full range of dietary needs and girls are presented with an impressive array of things to do.

Does St Ursula’s College offer scholarships and how do we apply?

St Ursula’s College is not currently offering scholarships.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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