How to Apply to Union College
Thank you for your interest in Union College. We look forward to getting to know you.

Please be aware that the Union College application process is independent to other residential colleges at The University of Queensland.

Step 1: Preparation

Before beginning your application, you will need to gather the following information:

  • Your personal and contact details
  • A recent passport sized colour photo of yourself (head and shoulders) that you can upload
  • Your family details
  • Details of your education history, including any results (have an electronic copy you can email)
  • Details of any special needs (for example medical, dietary)
  • International student details (if applicable)
  • Referee details

Payment of the non-refundable Application Fee (AUD $110) is by credit card during the application process in order to complete the application process.

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Step 2: Your Application

To apply for residency at Union College, please complete either the Online Application or Download an Application form from our website by selecting your preferred method below.

In the application we ask you to give us statements about yourself, including any sporting, cultural or community activities, also what are your values and describe a memorable event or incident in your life.

Payment of the non-refundable Application Fee (AUD $110) is by credit card during the application process in order to complete the application process.

If you have any questions please contact the College by telephone on +61 7 3377 1500.

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Alternatively, you can complete download and complete the application form:

2.1 Download Application Form:

Domestic applicants: Please download and complete the ‘Domestic Application’ form from our website by clicking the button below:
Domestic Application Form

International applicants: Please download and complete the ‘International Application’ form from our website by clicking the button below:
International Application Form

2.2 Completing your application:

Written answers:
(We would like to know a little about you, so please write about half a page in each case).

  1. Describe yourself
  2. What values are important to you?
  3. When you reflect on the past, what has been the most personally rewarding or memorable incident or event?

And the following items:

  • A recent colour passport sized photograph (head and shoulders)
  • A copy of your most recent academic results from secondary school or tertiary study
  • Application fee AU$110 (incl.GST)
  • International Students – A copy of your Offer from the University of Queensland / other relevant information.

Step 3: Interview confirmation

The interview is an important part of the selection process, and prospective applicants are encouraged to arrange an interview as soon as possible after receiving confirmation that their application has been received by the college.

After you have received confirmation that your application has been received by the college, Domestic Applicants are required to contact the College as soon as possible to arrange an Interview with the Head of College.

International Applicants residing in Brisbane are required to take part in the interview process.

Parents are very welcome and encouraged to participate in the interview process. Local or near Brisbane applicants must be interviewed in person, and those from other areas are encouraged to visit the College for an interview if possible. Some interviews can be undertaken by telephone (from more remote locations) or in person when the Head of College conducts regional visits. Interviews after November are by special arrangement only.