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Thank you for your interest in our college. We hope that this information will help you decide to take advantage of college life at St. Paul's.  We welcome students from throughout Queensland as well as interstate and overseas applicants pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate studies.  With our emphasis on pastoral care, we take real and personal interest in your needs and are particularly keen to assist all students, especially those new to university studies.

The St. Paul's office is open between 8.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday.  The Principal or Administrator may be contacted during that time.  Out of hours, and at weekends, the Principal, Assistant to the Principal or the "on call" duty tutor are available. If you have any further questions or wish to visit the college, please do not hesitate to make direct contact with us.









Our Community

As a member of the St Paul's community, you will be encouraged to participate in college life at a level which is comfortable for yourself. While the college is administered by the Roman Catholic Church, students from all faiths and cultures are made to feel welcome. Mutual respect and ongoing personal development are highly valued in both an academic and social sense.

The staff and tutors comprising the College Pastoral Team are readily available to assist all residents with personal, academic and social issues. The Student Association is also a key initiating and support group for a wide range of sporting and social activities.

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St Paul's is a co-educational residential college offering accommodation for 150 male and female students living on single sex floors. We are set in a quiet bushland area within easy walking distance to on campus facilities. Appropriate floor activities are encouraged and there is a generally relaxed atmosphere in the college.

The Principal or Assistant to the Principal are readily available at all times to assist with matters of concern to residents and their families.

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St Paul's College was established in 1969 and has a special place in the educational structure of North Queensland as a Catholic College aiming to develop a Christian value community within the tertiary institution.


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Mission Statement

  "To enrich the quality of life for all residents by providing a collegiate environment which fosters Christian values and the spiritual, academic, cultural, social and sporting development of the student body."

As a member of the St Paul's community you are expected to assume responsibility for your personal conduct. Equally, all Collegians should be prepared to express a practical commitment to respecting and supporting the legitimate rights and values of others.

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How to Apply

Apart from returning students, all applications for residency at St Paul's College should be made via the James Cook University Accommodation Office. International students may apply via the J.C.U International Office

The Accommodation Officer
James Cook University
Townsville, Queensland, 4811

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