Location

Duchesne College occupies beautiful, spacious grounds next to the Brisbane River and overlooking the University lakes. UQ is within easy walking distance and there are excellent public transport links to the other universities, including QUT, as well as to the CBD, PACE (Pharmacy) and Brisbane hospitals (Nursing students). Hawken Village, home to a number of restaurants, shops, services and an IGA, is in walking distance from the College.

Please note: The correct address is College Road, St Lucia Qld 4067, not the address listed on Google.

Mission and Values

Mission and Values

We aspire to be an inclusive Catholic women’s college in the tradition of the Society of the Sacred Heart. The Goals of Sacred Heart Education form the framework within which we seek to develop our core values.…

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College History

College History

Duchesne College was founded through the inspiration and at the direct wish of His Grace Archbishop Duhig, in March, 1937, to provide a safe and welcoming home for young Catholic women from rural…

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Leadership

Leadership

Residence in College offers many opportunities for the development of leadership skills. Many of our students have held significant leadership roles at school and all are encouraged to play a full and active part…

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