Residential Fees

Scholarships and Bursaries

Residential College Fees at Brisbane’s Duchesne College

If you are looking to reside at Duchesne College, you may wish to view all our UQ college fees in order to make an informed decision. Our Residential Fees are inclusive of all residential facilities and amenities, meals, academic and pastoral support, and IT access. For the academic year of 2021, all contracts are for 39 continuous weeks, inclusive of the mid-year university holiday period. 

Residential Fees

39-week contract

Approx. cost/week

Fully refurbished standard room with shared bathroom

(Main Building,  Nun’s Corridor, Chapel/East/West Wing)

Small number of available discounted rooms (various locations)





Fully refurbished room with ensuite (Jubilee Wing or Oakleigh)



Superior room with ensuite and airconditioning (Rose Philippine Wing)



NOTE: A small number of discounted rooms are also available, with size or other constraints. A small number of self-contained apartments are also available. Students may express a preference for either room type at the time of room requests.

Other Charges



Student Club Fees


Paid annually to Student Club

O-Week Activity Fee


Paid to Student Club

Building Fund Donation


Voluntary contribution

Fees for First Years Only



Enrolment (includes Academic Gown)


Invoiced at start of First Year

O-Week Accommodation


Invoiced at start of First Year

Discounts available



Sibling discount


Applies to second and subsequent siblings at either Duchesne or St Leo’s College at same time

Annual payment 


Full year’s fee paid in advance by due date

Semester payment 


Full semester’s fee paid in advance by due date

Further information about our UQ college fees

On acceptance of offer for incoming first years

Deposit* $1,320 (Returning Residents pay $1,000)
*Initial invoice reduced by an amount equal to deposit          

Due Dates

Semester 1 fees - 19/2/2021            
Semester 2 fees - 15/7/2021       

Payment options available

Payment by monthly/fortnightly installments can be arranged.  All requests for payment installments are to be forwarded to the Business Manager prior to the due date for fees ( so that the installment plan can be established. Alternatively, semester fees can be paid in full by the above dates by EFTPOS or direct debit. 

Methods of payment

Credit card - Visa/MasterCard by phone - or for your convenience, click on the link below
EFT - Commonwealth Bank BSB:  064 786  Account No:  100003247
Payment Plans: Contact Business Manager -

Pay your current fees

You may also wish to look into our available scholarships and bursaries to see if you may be eligible for support. 

Residing at Duchesne College

To aid in making your decision, we suggest viewing our college facilities, student rooms and learning about our enviable location.

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