How to Enrol

Admissions

Thank you for considering St Joseph's Nudgee College for your son's education. We invite you to explore our admissions page and discover how we can support your family on this exciting journey.

 

Day student entry years are Year 5 and Year 7 only. 

  • Year 5 day students are in line with the Catholic Schools agreement, and offers are made two years prior. 
  • Year 7 day students are offered three years prior. 
  • Day student entry in other year levels is subject to availability, and all applications will be waitlisted.

 

Boarding student entry years are mainly Year 7 to Year 9. 

  • The majority of boarding students will commence in Year 7.  
  • For 130 years, boarding has been at the heart of Nudgee College. We are committed to continuing to provide the opportunity for families from across rural, regional and remote Australia. Boarding applications are accepted for all year levels, subject to availability.

 

If your son's year level is currently waitlisted, please still consider applying. Family movement can occur across year levels and, therefore, vacancies do become available. If we have your details, we will contact you as soon as a position becomes available.

 

4 Easy Steps to Enrol at Nudgee College

  1. Submit Application for Enrolment with birth certificate online: Please check the Latest Admissions Update located below before completing the application form. 
  2. Complete interview. Note: Bulk interviews for students commencing Year 7 are conducted three years prior in March, and students commencing Year 5 are conducted two years prior in July. 
  3. Receive a letter from the Principal: All applications are reviewed by the Principal following interviews. Letters of offer/waitlist/decline will be posted within two working days of the interview (offers are valid for 21 days).
  4. Attend Orientation Day: All new students attend the Orientation Day in October the year before commencing (or complete orientation with House Deans or Pastoral Care Tutors for mid-year entry)

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Latest Admissions Update

Current as of 19 May 2023

Day student entry years are Year 5 and Year 7 only.

  • Year 7 day student applications closed on 15 February, three years prior to commencement. Applications received after this date will be waitlisted.
  • Day student entry in other year levels is subject to availability, and all applications will be waitlisted.

 

Boarding student entry years are mainly Year 7 to Year 9. 

Boarding applications are accepted for all year levels, subject to availability. The majority of boarding students will commence in Year 7.

For more than 130 years, boarding has been at the heart of Nudgee College, and we are committed to continuing to provide the opportunity for families from across rural, regional and remote Australia. Their sons need to live away from home to attend school.

 

Entry Years

Students commencing in 2023:

Students commencing in 2024: 

Students commencing in 2025: To apply, please follow this link

Students commencing in 2026 and beyond:

Please consider applying if your son's year level is currently waitlisted. Family movement can occur across year levels and vacancies do become available. We will contact you if we have your details as soon as a position becomes available.

Please email admissions@nudgee.qld.edu.au for any queries.

Transferring Students into Year 11 and 12

All new applications for Year 11 and/or 12 for Nudgee College, please ensure you read the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) Transfer of Student Enrolment information.

This includes transferring students from Queensland, Interstate, VET Qualifications and Overseas Students.

Please contact the Admissions Office via email (admissions@nudgee.qld.edu.au) with a completed application form and all supporting documents.

Year 5 Catholic Boys School Agreement

For consistency of the timing of offers, Catholic Boys Schools have altered their enrolment procedures so that offers of places at their Colleges will be sent out during the last week of Term 3. All responses due back the first week of Term 4. Read more here.

General Collection Notice

This Collection Notice explains in general terms how we protect the privacy of the personal information you provide when you are enrolling your child or your child is enrolled at the College.