Apply to Emmanuel College

Applications open for Semester 2, 2018 and for 2019.


Step 1 –

Before commencing your online application for residence through the Emmanuel College Portal, you need to have the following ready:

(a) ReferencesTwo references are required: one personal reference from a teacher, doctor, youth group leader, church leader, colleague or family friend and one academic reference from your school principal, employer, lecturer or tutor. Relatives and peers are not acceptable referees. Ask both referees to complete the confidential referee form, either by downloading and filling it on online or printing and completing it by hand. Your referees should then send the form to or to Emmanuel College, Sir William MacGregor Drive, St Lucia QLD 4067. Alternatively, the references can be uploaded to the portal.

(b) Photograph – A recent passport-style photograph (JPEG file, less than 500KB) for uploading to the portal. This photo will remain on your records while you are in College and may be used in College publications.

(c) Letter to the Principal – Please write a letter (approx. 500 words) detailing why you would be a suitable resident at Emmanuel College. This letter is to be uploaded to the portal.

(d) Academic documentation

  • If applicable, confirmation of your OP or ATAR results for uploading to the portal.
  • If you have an offer letter from The University of Queensland, this is to be uploaded to the portal.
  • If you have already undertaken study at a university, your official academic transcript must be uploaded to the portal.
Step 2  –

Commence your online application for residence by using the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this page and then follow the procedures specified in the Emmanuel College Portal.

As well as uploading the above documents, you will need to pay the $110 (non-refundable) application fee online by MasterCard, Visa card or direct deposit.

Step 3  –
Interview arranged – After you have submitted your online application to the portal, ensuring all the required documents have been included, please contact us by telephoning +61 7 3871 9100 or emailing to arrange an interview time and date. Interviews can be conducted by Skype or in person. Your application is complete once you have been interviewed.

Please note:

  • Applications to more than one college will void all applications.
  • Your application will not be processed until all parts of the application have been submitted.
  • Submission of a completed application form and application fee does not guarantee a place in College.
  • Emmanuel College makes some conditional offers in December; the majority of offers are made in January following allocation of The University of Queensland places.

If you are ready to apply online, please use the button below to access the Emmanuel College Portal:

Apply Now