Non-Residential Member Program

for students studying at The University of Queensland

Emmanuel College invites enrolments in our Non-Residential Member Program (formerly known as the Associate Member Program). This program delivers some key aspects of the College experience for first-year students of The University of Queensland who, although they are not living in College, are interested in the academic, networking, mentoring and social aspects of Emmanuel College life.
The Non-Residential Member Program offers the following benefits:

  • Orientation Week Program (first semester) (extra payment required)
    First-year Non-Residential Members can live in and participate in all activities provided, allowing members to bond with the College community. An accommodation and activity payment is required.
  • Academic Centre and Gill Student Centre
    State-of-the-art learning and quiet study areas.
  • College Tutorials
    80+ small-group tutorials (usually of 3–6 students) offered to assist students consolidate learning in addition to University courses. First-year students must attend one one-hour tutorial per week.
  • Academic Mentoring and Wellbeing Care
    Senior staff are on hand to provide individual wellbeing and academic support.
  • Dining Hall Access and Meals
    Non-Residential Members are welcome to join their College friends for lunches in the Dining Hall, as well as for dinner on the nights they attend tutorials and formal dinners. Non-Residential Members are also welcome to use the Dining Hall for other meals for an additional fee per meal.
  • Attendance at College Visiting Scholar Events
    An opportunity to listen to academic presentations and network with academics and colleagues.
  • Chapel
    A College chapel service is held weekly.
  • Junior Common Room
    Junior Common Room, which includes a pool table and a small gym, is available to Non-Residential Members
  • Bagpipe and Drum Lessons
    Non-Residential Members are welcome to join the Emmanuel College Highlanders at The University of Queensland pipe band.
  • Music Practise Rooms
    The College’s music practise rooms are equipped with pianos and a drum kit.
  • UQ Sport Gym Membership (extra payment required)
    Students can elect to purchase a UQ Sport gym membership through the College at a significantly reduced rate.
  • Cultural Activities
    Non-Residential Members can participate in cultural activities, such as musical and theatrical performances.
  • Community Service
    Emmanuel College encourages community service and the Students’ Club runs many community service activities and projects throughout the year.
  • Academic Prizes and Awards
    Non-Residential Members who achieve a high academic standard are eligible to receive academic awards.

Emmanuel College Non-Residential Member Program information brochure



To apply to the Emmanuel College Non-Residential Member Program, please complete the application form for new students.

If you are have previously resided at Emmanuel College and are interested in becoming a Non-Residential Member, please complete the
application form for previous residents.

If your application is successful, please complete the acceptance procedure for Non-Residential Members.