Student Life

Student Life

Life for the students of St. Patrick’s College is built on the Gospel values of the Catholic Church. St. Patrick’s is a distinct community that cherishes the religious, academic and social development of young men.

Pastoral Care

An atmosphere of care prevails at St. Patrick’s where each young man’s dignity is affirmed so that he may confidently strive for excellence in all dimensions of his life. This ethos of care aims to ensure the formation of strong characters, men of action, who are based on Gospel values. Students are welcomed into one of nine Houses as a means of optimising personal care and leadership opportunities.

Sporting Program

Students are encouraged to explore their potential and pursue excellence within the realm of the College’s extensive sporting program which includes inter-school and intra-school competitions. There exists opportunities in which students of all ages, abilities and ambitions are able participate.

Cultural Program

Cultural expression is nurtured by St. Patrick’s and valued as a critical component in the development of an individual. The young men of St. Patrick’s are provided with a variety of cultural opportunities including performing arts, public speaking and chess.

Extra Opportunities

Developing a connectedness with local and global communities is recognised by the College as an integral feature in the life of a young man. Students are encouraged to participate in local and international social justice immersion and student exchange programs.

Support Services

Students of St. Patrick’s are provided with professional support and guidance so that they are fully equipped with the necessary tools to strive for their personal and academic goals. Accessing services of support is encouraged and readily available to students.