How to Enrol

Admissions

We are delighted that you are considering St Joseph's Nudgee College as a future school. We understand the importance of this decision and wish to keep you informed about important College events and dates for the year ahead. Please find the information below to assist you with the next step in your son's educational 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 Australia. Boarders' 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. Please note Regional events; your application fee will be waived if you submit your Application for Enrolment form a regional event only. 
  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/wait-list/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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Day student entry years are Year 5 and Year 7 only.

- Year 5 Day students are in line with the Catholic Schools agreement. Applications close 31 May two years prior. 

- Year 7 Day students applications close 15 February, 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, and we are committed to continuing to provide the opportunity for families from across rural Australia. Their sons need to live away from home to attend school. Boarders' applications are accepted for all year levels, subject to availability.

Entry Years

Students commencing in 2022:

  • Year 5 entry in 2022 waitlisting Day and Boarding.
  • Year 7 entry in 2022 waitlisting Day and limited positions available in Boarding.
  • Years 8 and 9 entry in 2022 limited positions available in Boarding.
  • Years 10 to 12 entry in 2022 waitlisting Day and Boarding.

Students commencing in 2023:

  • Year 5 entry in 2023 waitlisting Day and Boarding.
  • Year 7 entry in 2023 waitlisting Day and limited positions available in Boarding.
  • Years 8 and 9 entry in 2023 limited positions available in Boarding.
  • Years 10 to 12 entry in 2023 waitlisting Day and Boarding.

Students commencing in 2024: To apply, please follow this link

  • Year 7 entry in 2024 waitlisting Day and limited positions available in Boarding.
  • Years 8 and 10 entry in 2024 limited positions available in Boarding.
  • Years 11 to 12 entry in 2024 waitlisting Day and Boarding.

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

  • Year 5 entry in 2025, accepting applications, in line, will the Catholic Schools agreement. Closing date 31 May 2023. 
  • Year 7 entry in 2025, accepting applications. Closing date 15 February 2022. 
  • Year 8 to 10 in 2025, limited positions available in Boarding.
  • Years 11 to 12 entry in 2025 waitlisting Day and Boarding.

Students commencing in 2026 and beyond:

*If your son's year level is currently waitlisted, please consider applying. Family movement can occur across year levels. Therefore vacancies do become available. If we have your details, we will contact you 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.