Meet the Head of College and CEO

About Mrs Thérèse Eddy

Thérèse Eddy (née Terry Comerford) was born and raised in Dalby and Goondiwindi in south west Queensland and is the eldest daughter of eight children. She attended boarding school in Toowoomba at St Ursula’s and Downlands and then completed Year 12 at Goondiwindi State High School. Her undergraduate studies (BA and Dip Ed) were undertaken at The University of New England in Armidale, NSW, where she lived at Mary White College for four years. She then went on to teach, firstly at Goondiwindi High and then in schools in Armidale, London, Sydney and Brisbane. Her background has meant she has remained passionate about education and in particular authentic leadership and transitioning from secondary to higher education. She completed a Master in Education (Leadership and Management) at the Queensland University of Technology in 2014 and was subsequently employed in the QUT Faculty of Education.


A message from Thérèse Eddy

Duchesne College welcomes new and returning students for another year of academic and personal growth.

If you are a 'Fresher" leaving home for the first time or a boarder or returning student, 2017 will bring fresh experiences, challenges and opportunities.

Our vision at Duchesne is to support you through your learning and growth journey by providing academic, emotional and pastoral support.

All staff at Duchesne College are invested in your success. I encourage you to grasp hold of whatever comes your way this year, jump into the Collegiate experience and let this vibrant community be your 'family' at UQ.

Warm regards

Thérèse Eddy
Head of College and CEO
Duchesne College

The new vision for Duchesne College  

Developing the whole self and authentic leadership

The new vision for Duchesne College  

Developing the whole self and authentic leadership