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ON-CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION AT UQ FOR WISE YOUNG WOMEN

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ON-CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION
AT UQ FOR WISE YOUNG WOMEN

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A welcoming

INCLUSIVE AND EMPOWERING COMMUNITY WHERE YOU’LL LIVE, GROW AND FLOURISH

The Duchesne difference is palpable. It’s a warm culture that feels like home, a sisterhood that leaves no girl behind, and a connected community of women whose hearts beat blue.

We welcome students from across Queensland, interstate and around the world to our student accommodation for women in Brisbane. You’ll love being part of a community where you’re supported to develop professional and life skills, achieve your academic ambitions and have the time of your life.

The Duchesne Advantage

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Bursaries & Scholarships

On the grounds

OF A WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY

Set within The University of Queensland, Duchesne College is a vibrant place for young women to call home while studying in Brisbane. Here, residents live comfortably and safely in UQ student accommodation within a supportive and diverse community that honours the Catholic Sacred Heart philosophy.

Our Location

At Duchesne, students live, grow and flourish as they prepare for their lives beyond university and learn how to be connected and inclusive leaders. Duchesne has everything a young university student wants from her home away from home.

Life at Duchesne

Meet our Head of College and the College Leadership team – from our chefs, grounds staff, and cleaners, through to our academic and wellbeing staff, our dedicated team cares for and supports residents around the clock.

Meet our Team

On the grounds

OF A WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY

Set within The University of Queensland, Duchesne College is a vibrant place for young women to call home while studying in Brisbane. Here, residents live comfortably and safely in UQ student accommodation within a supportive and diverse community that honours the Catholic Sacred Heart philosophy.

Our Location

At Duchesne, students live, grow and flourish as they prepare for their lives beyond university and learn how to be connected and inclusive leaders. Duchesne has everything a young university student wants from her home away from home.

Life at Duchesne

Meet our Head of College and the College Leadership team – from our chefs, grounds staff, and cleaners, through to our academic and wellbeing staff, our dedicated team cares for and supports residents around the clock.

Meet our Team

Why you’ll love Duchesne

A CONNECTED

Community

Comfortable rooms, academic support, an active extra-curricular program set in open green spaces, and a group of fun, interesting young women from across Queensland, Australia and the world.

Culture, Sports & Service

SACRED HEART

Centred

The values of the Sacred Heart are important to us – they underpin our culture and the way we treat each other and approach College life.

Sacred Heart Values

A DAY IN

The Life

Our programs, community and facilities set students up for success in their studies and lives. See what life at Duchesne looks like.

Life at Duchesne

Live

AT DUCHESNE

You’ll love our comfortable, safe UQ accommodation, healthy meals, academic and wellbeing support, and abundant facilities on your doorstep.

Rooms at Duchesne

Grow

AT DUCHESNE

Transitioning from high school to university is a big change. Our residents benefit from a tutorial support program, career development advice, networking events, mentoring opportunities and support for their wellbeing.

Academic and Career Development

Flourish

AT DUCHESNE

The Duchesne Advantage is about giving young women opportunities to develop leadership, confidence and skills to prepare for life after university.

The Duchesne Advantage

Giving

Contribute to the future of wise young women by giving back to Duchesne College.

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Alumnae

Events, networking, friendships and more – stay connected with Duchesne College.

Wise Women

Duchesne News

Connect with Duchesne College on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram to stay across all the news.

Duchesne News

Events at Duchesne

See what’s happening at Duchesne and plan your visit.

Duchesne Events

A global network

OF DUCHESNE COLLEGE WISE WOMEN

From Rhodes Scholars to barristers, musicians, humanitarians and architects of the Uluru Statement, Duchesne alumnae have achieved incredible things in their lives beyond College. The sisterhood of Duchesne and our place within a global network of like-minded organisations, is a very special part of the Duchesne Advantage. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from and network with a wonderful community of Wise Women at Duchesne.

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A global network

OF DUCHESNE COLLEGE WISE WOMEN

From Rhodes Scholars to barristers, musicians, humanitarians and architects of the Uluru Statement, Duchesne alumnae have achieved incredible things in their lives beyond College. The sisterhood of Duchesne and our place within a global network of like-minded organisations, is a very special part of the Duchesne Advantage. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from and network with a wonderful community of Wise Women at Duchesne.

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Acknowledgement

OF COUNTRY

Duchesne College acknowledges the Turrbal and Jagera peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we live and work. We pay our respects to their Ancestors and their descendants, who continue cultural and spiritual connections to Country. We recognise that these lands have always been places of teaching and learning.