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St Joseph's Nudgee College

General Overview

Number of Students:1600 
Number of Boarders: 261                             
Number of International Students:  35
Website: www.nudgee.com        
CRICOS Provider Code: 00572G


2199 Sandgate Road 
Queensland 4034 

St Joseph's Nudgee College is a Brisbane-based Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition for boys in Years 5 to 12 with boarding from Year 5. The College is situated on a magnificent 136 hectare campus rich in tradition with quality facilities and state of the art resources just 12 kilometres from the CBD.  Founded in 1891, St Joseph's Nudgee College was described by the late Archbishop Sir James Duhig as "the jewel in the crown of the Christian Brothers' Schools in Queensland". The College accepts international students from Years 9 to Year 12.

The College is proud of its academic record with many students each year achieving at the highest State and National levels. Nudgee boys have distinguished themselves in Church, State, Academic, Cultural, Sporting, Rural and Industrial pursuits.  Nudgee College has many Rhodes Scholars as well as many distinguished past pupils excelling in careers such as; Members of Government, Judges of Law, Orchestral Leaders, Australian and International Businessmen, Olympic, Australian and International Sportsmen, to name a few.  The network of past students offers students links with the worlds of business, academia and government, opening opportunities for all.

For more than 128 years, St Josephs Nudgee College has been providing outstanding care for boarding students from around the world. As one of Australias leading boarding schools, Nudgee College is committed to providing students with a unique and holistic educational experience that will shape the rest of their life.

Opening in 2015, the Boarding Village features a central, communal courtyard with an eco-friendly design, a large grassed area, barbecues and shaded seating spots.

School Facilities

  • Modern, technologically advanced classrooms
  • Air-conditioned Junior School
  • State of the art science labs
  • Trade Trading Centre for construction and engineering
  • 400 seat auditorium and dedicated drama rooms
  • Modern Boarding Village with individual rooms
  • Exceptional sporting facilities, including 16 playing fields for cricket, rugby and football, 12 tennis courts, indoor and outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, an 400 metres Olympic grade athletics track, a weights room, and Olympic 50 metre and 25 metre heated swimming pools
  • A purpose-built music and art facility, which features individual art studios, art classrooms with breakout spaces, internal and external courtyards for sculpture and clay work, specialised Mac laboratories, screen and printing darkroom facilities, a large ensemble room with stage, an integrated 32 keyboard music laboratory, instrumental studios, a recording and music production room, rehearsal spaces, and a shared internal gallery space
  • A giant chess board
  • An agricultural centre with cattle
  • Health Centre

Extra Curricular

  • AV Crew
  • Robotics Club
  • Basketball
  • Cattle Club
  • Chess
  • Cricket
  • Cross Country (Athletics)
  • Debating
  • Football
  • Music Ensembles
  • Oratory
  • Rowing
  • Rugby Union
  • Social Justice Program
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Theatre Sports
  • Track and Field Athletics
  • Volleyball