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Getting around on the first day, download campus map here
Before you leave home to study in Queensland, there are some important things you will need to do. We've prepared this checklist to help you make sure you don't overlook anything.
What you should do first week at JPC
Please ensure that you purchase all of your son’s / daughter’s stationery before they arrive at the first day of the school.
The school uniform for students from Kindergarten to Year 12 is compulsory and designed to be both functional and attractive
John Paul College operates a cashless tuckshop. Every purchase made from the account can be tracked and viewed online and all funds deposited.
Providing all students with a secure, caring and nurturing family lifestyle that assists with living in Australia, enabling them to grow and develop during their time studying abroad
To find more about John Paul College's homestay program
please click here
A home 48 students from a diverse range of backgrounds and nationalities as we create a global village in the heart of our school.
John Paul College is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of younger overseas students.
Students under 18 years of age studying on a student visa and living in Australia must have their accommodation and welfare arrangements approved by John Paul College
Students who are accompanied by a parent to Australia and with whom they are living, or students who will be living with a suitable relative in Australia, will not be issued a Letter of Accommodation and Welfare by the College. The parent or suitable relative must apply for a Guardian Visa (SC580) to accompany their child/ren to Australia.
Where the parents nominate a suitable relative, as identified above, a letter from the parents giving their approval for their son/daughter to be cared for by the nominated relative(s) and informing the College of their relationship to the student, together with documented evidence proving this relationship, must accompany the application for enrolment of the student.
If a parent or suitable relative enters Australia, however, on a Visitor’s Visa, the student under 18 years of age will be placed in the John Paul College homestay program and a Letter of Accommodation and Welfare issued.
For further information,
please visit our Accommodation Welfare Policy.
All you need to do is get ready for your adventure. Here is a checklist to get you started.
OSHC gives you peace of mind knowing your health will be looked after you can easily access medial servcies while you are in Australia - so you can focus on your studies and enjoying your time at JPC.
Common Frequently Asked Questions