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St Laurence’s College has been welcoming international students from across the world for many years.

Student Visa Subclass 500

Since 1991 St Laurence’s College has been welcoming Visa 500 students from across the world.    We have a proud history of educating these young men for tomorrow’s world through our pastoral care, academic curriculum and tutorial support and, dedicated International Student staff.  These staff see the students on a daily basis to monitor their welfare, academic progress and to maintain communication with parents, agents and classroom teachers.

Our alumni students have graduated to become leaders in their fields of expertise including medicine, business and sciences.

Short Term Study Students

Short Term Study students are welcomed to study for between two and three weeks per year in Terms 2 and 3.  Students are fully immersed in the curriculum, studying alongside their Australian friends in the classroom.  They will wear the College uniform and be issued with a loan laptop and textbooks.  Students will be issued with a Certificate on completion.

To learn more about Short Term Study, please 

General Information

General Information


Type of School

  • Private boys Catholic school in the Edmund Rice Tradition

School Hours

  • 8:30am to 3pm Monday to Friday

School Day

  • 8:30am to 9am   Admin Roll Call
  • 9:00am to 10:10am        Lesson 1
  • 10:10am to 10:45           Morning Tea Break
  • 10:45am to 12pm           Lesson 2
  • 12pm to 1:10pm            Lesson 3
  • 1:10pm to 1:45pm          Lunch Break
  • 1:45pm to 3pm              Lesson 4


  • Opened in 1915

Academic and EALD Support

  • Subject tutorials are offered via classroom teachers on a timetabled bases before school, during lunch breaks and after school
  • Homework Club is offered twice weekly after school by past alumni students


  • Easily accessible from all suburbs of Brisbane via
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Ferry
  • Private vehicle

Apply Now

The College will consider enrolment applications from students wishing to apply for a Student Visa, subject to compliance with minimum requirements and conditions set by the School, and with legislative requirements of the State of Queensland and the Commonwealth of Australia, including any requirements to undertake extra tuition to learn English to meet the English language proficiency standard needed to enter mainstream classes. Applications for enrolment can be made by contacting one of our agents listed above or directly by completing the application for accessible via the below link. Start a conversation with us today by email or calling +61 7 3010 1111.