International Students


St Patrick’s College is a Catholic boys day and boarding school located in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. The College has an all-inclusive enrolment policy and welcomes enquiries from International students. The College offers a broad curriculum for all students and top class learning facilities. Students live in a home away from home environment located on College property which has exceptional support structures in place for all boys.

The College is located within the heart of the city and is close to all amenities including shopping, sports facilities and hospitals.

St Patrick’s College is recognised on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students offering courses to people studying in Australia on student visas. Please click on the link below:

Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS)

International Student Enrolment Booklet

Please refer to the College’s Enrolment policy and fee structure for further information. All applicants will be interviewed by the Principal.

Please Note: The College does not engage any agents for the purpose of recruiting overseas students to the College.


Useful links

College Prospectus

Welfare declaration

Roles and expectations of carers

Life in Australia

Policy index

National Code of Practice  

Learn more about Ballarat

Above: An interactive 360 degree view of the Boarders’ Dining Room.