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Profiles of scholarship holders

Sally Higgins - Opportunity Awaits

I recently heard a quote by Benjamin Disraeli who said, "The key to success is to be ready when your opportunity arises." His words rang true to me, particularly as I reflected on how… Read more

Sariah Xu – Music Scholarship

Sariah Xu, who had just completed her third year of B Music at the University of Queensland, is one of the most talented viola players of her age in Australia. She has benefited greatly by receiving a music scholarship to continue her studies whilst living at Duchesne. … Read more

Gabriella Blokland – Young Achievers Scholarship

Gabriella Blokland was attending St George State High School in 2011 when she was recommended by her Principal for the Young Achievers Program, offered by the University of Queensland. … Read more

Isabella Smith - The O'Dwyer Family Scholarship

My name is Bella and I’m from the small town of Longreach, located right in the centre of Queensland.… Read more

Scholarships and Bursaries

Scholarships and Bursaries

Duchesne College seeks to nurture each of its students, in the tradition of Madeleine Sophie Barat. Acknowledging and celebrating ‘achievement’, in its widest sense, plays an important part in this.…

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College Facilities

College Facilities

The College boasts many facilities and services to our students, including a Learning Lounge, Wi-fi availability in common areas, 2 large common rooms, fully equipped Gym and over 200 single study bedrooms.…

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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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