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Applications open for 2018

Emmanuel College is accepting applications for semester 2 2017 and the 2018 academic year (applications for the full 2018 academic year are given preference).


Step 1. UQ Residential Colleges Application Portal – To begin your application for residence at Emmanuel College, you must register through the UQ Residential Colleges Application Portal. You will receive a notification email within 2 business days that your registration has been transferred to the Emmanuel College Portal, and then you can continue on to Step 2. Use the “Apply Now” link at the bottom of this page to go to the UQ Residential Colleges Application Portal.
Step 2.

Emmanuel College Portal  Login in to the Emmanuel College Portal using the link in the notification email. The following are required for your application:

(a) Photograph – A recent passport-style photograph (JPEG file, less than 500KB) is to be uploaded to your online application. This photo will remain on your records while you are in College and may be used in College publications.

(b) ReferencesTwo reference 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.

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

(d) Academic documentation

  • If applicable, upload confirmation of your OP or ATAR results to your online application.
  • If you have an offer letter from The University of Queensland, upload it to your online application.
  • If you have already undertaken study at a university, your official academic transcript must be uploaded to your online application.

(e) Application Fee – 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, 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 completed.
  • Submission of a completed application form and application fee does not guarantee a place in College.
  • Emmanuel College offers will be made following allocation of The University of Queensland places in January.

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