Student Facilities

Academic Centre and Gill Student Centre

State-of-the-art learning and quiet study areas are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bagpipe and Drum Lessons

All students are welcome to join the award-winning Emmanuel College Highlanders at The University of Queensland pipe band. Free tuition is available in both pipes and drums.


The College has a beautiful chapel that is available to students as a quiet restful spot in which to spend time to pause and reflect or to take a spiritual moment. The College Chapel is also used as a conference or seminar venue. Services are held during semesters for those who wish to attend.

Computer and Office Facilities

Each student room has an individual internet connection linked to a shared printer. A computer lab is also provided for students. Photocopying is available at the College office (as well as in the Academic Centre), as are colour printing and a scanner. Office staff can assist students with assignment presentation by providing materials for document binding and helping students with the process if required.

Music Rooms

Two purpose-built music rooms are available for students. Air-conditioned and soundproofed, these rooms provide the ideal practise area for students studying music or just practising for their own enjoyment. Both rooms are equipped with pianos and a drum kit.

Student Centre

The Student Centre is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is equipped with a TV, kitchenette, pool table and small gym facility.


The College is walled and gated with security staff on hand outside of office hours. At all times, senior staff are available to assist students.

UQ Sport Lifestyle Package and Gym Membership (compulsory extra payment required)

Students purchase a UQ Sport Lifestyle package perfect for students with athletic activities, which includes membership of the UQ Gym and Aquatic Centre, through the College at a significantly reduced rate.