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Why girls only?http://www.ourladyscollege.qld.edu.au/About Us/Pages/Why-girls-only.aspxWhy girls only?<div>It may sound simple to say; girls’ schools are specialists in girls’ education. It is often quoted that, generally, girls outperform boys consistently in terms of academic progress. Whilst this may be a somewhat blanket statement, it is as important to be aware of research indicates that there are quite significant differences in cognitive, social and growth rates of girls and boys, around the ages of 12 to 16. </div> <div> </div> <div>Brain development in boys and girls is quite different. At Our Lady’s College, our experienced teachers understand and know how to accommodate the specific developmental needs of girls.​</div>

 

 

Every girl well-knownhttp://www.ourladyscollege.qld.edu.au/About Us/Pages/Every-girl-well-known.aspxEvery girl well-known<p class="ms-rteElement-P">Our Lady’s College teachers form a professional rapport with every girl, to ensure that they are truly known and that their individual talents catered to.  We regularly and systematically review the needs of every student; our experience ensures we are able support any weaknesses, until it is no longer a barrier. We nurture your daughter's strengths, so that they become more empowered and capable than before.    </p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">From the SET Plan process in Year 10, every student is assigned an Academic Mentor who assists them to formulate goals, maximising their talent and guiding them to develop strategies, to always progress.  This one-on-one support for all students leads to many 'personal bests' and outstanding results. </p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">It's not only about academia. Pastoral Leaders apply proven programs that cater to the needs of adolescent girls and provide them with strategies for dealing with contemporary issues. Every girl is nurtured by dedicated Pastoral Care teams to help them recognise the unique gifts they can bring to this wonderful community.    </p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Your daughter will be challenged to strive ever higher, supported by compassionate teachers, who encourage in each student the development of this same quality. We believe that this creates a unique and embracing community. At Our Lady's College, all are included and all truly belong.  </p> <div> </div>

 

 

Inspiring alumnaehttp://www.ourladyscollege.qld.edu.au/Community/Pages/Inspiring-alumnae.aspxInspiring alumnae<p class="ms-rteElement-P">​​Our College motto, Ad Altiora, reminds us of the importance of striving ever higher. There is a long tradition of Our Lady’s College women who live this virtue.</p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Following are six outstanding women, from the numerous who have been part of this wonderful community, over the past 53 years. These women have succeeded in theatre, sporting arenas, business, the medical world and in the legal system. The breadth of talent and careers within our past pupils’ community is truly amazing. We join in celebrating their tenacity, perseverance and commitment.  </p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"> </p> <h2><img width="200" height="259" class="ms-rtePosition-1" src="/PublishingImages/Katie_Brennan.jpg" alt="" style="height:146px;width:112px;padding:0px 5px 0px 0px;margin:5px;" />Katie Brenn​an - Class of 2009</h2> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">The Western Bulldogs created history, when the Club’s AFLW team faced the Fremantle Dockers at Victoria University Whitten Oval in the opening round of the 2017 AFL Women’s season. Captaining this inaugural game for the Western Bulldogs was a female football pioneer, Katie Brennan, 2009 graduate of Our Lady’s College. </p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"> </p> <h2><img width="200" height="259" class="ms-rtePosition-1" src="/PublishingImages/kylie_goeldner.jpg" alt="" style="height:146px;width:112px;padding:0px 5px 5px 0px;margin:5px;" />Kylie Goeldner - Cla​ss of 1987</h2> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Kylie Goeldner was a dedicated and influential committee leader whilst attending Our Lady’s College, working on many social justice and community service projects. After graduating, she trained with the Australian Youth Ballet Company, has worked as a professional performer in productions nationally and internationally and choreographed dance productions for some of the biggest corporate events in Australia. Kylie is currently teaching at the Royal Academy of Dance. <br><br></p> <h2><img class="ms-rtePosition-1" src="/PublishingImages/maree_smith.jpg" alt="" style="height:146px;width:112px;padding:0px 5px 5px 0px;margin:5px;" />Professor Maree Smith – Class of 1975</h2> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Following her graduation from Our Lady’s College, Professor Maree Smith studied a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree at the University of Queensland and then completed postdoctoral training in clinical pharmacology in the Dept of Medicine on the Herston Campus of UQ. She began lecturing in 1989 and was promoted through the academic ranks to Professor in 2004. Professor Maree Smith is the inventor of the pain relief medication for chronically ill patients – EMA401. In 2016, she was the recipient of the prestigious Clunies Ross Science Award. <br><br></p> <h2><img width="200" height="259" class="ms-rtePosition-1" src="/PublishingImages/juli_grbac.jpg" alt="" style="height:146px;width:112px;padding:0px 5px 5px 0px;margin:5px;" />Juli Grbac – Cla​ss of 1995<br></h2> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Winner of the first season of the US reality show “Project Runway”, is the highly creative Our Lady’s College graduate, Juli Grbac. Juli is a now an acclaimed fashion designer who famously designed the contemporary and elegant uniforms worn by Virgin Australia Staff. A tenacious woman, Juli worked for various companies, including luxury Brisbane brand Easton and Pearson, before starting her own label in 2002. Her designs have been applauded during L'Oréal Melbourne Fashion Week. <br><br></p> <h2><img width="198" height="260" class="ms-rtePosition-1" src="/PublishingImages/pam_betts.jpg" alt="" style="height:146px;width:112px;padding-bottom:5px;padding-top:0px;margin:5px;padding-right:5px;" />Pam Betts​ – College Captain, Class of 1976</h2> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Past College Captain and teacher at Our Lady’s College, is the current Executive Director of Brisbane Catholic Education, Ms Pam Betts. With an abundance of professional achievements, Pam remembers her years at Our Lady’s affectionately. She said, “I have many fond memories of my time at Our Lady’s College … My fondest memory however, is the great sense of community that was always evident – the support and encouragement from staff and the friendships forged. My interest in the College has remained over all these years and my affection for my old school is still evident in the gratitude I have for the education I was afforded at Our Lady’s.” <br><br></p> <h2><img width="200" height="259" class="ms-rtePosition-1" src="/PublishingImages/helen_davis.jpg" alt="" style="height:146px;width:112px;padding:0px 5px 5px 0px;margin:5px;" />Helen Davis – Class of​​ 1990</h2> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Following a 12 year career as a workplace relations lawyer, where she attained a partnership in a leading Qld firm, McCullough Robertson, Helen Davis joined Suncorp as a Human Resources Business Partner in 2008 where she is now the Executive General Manager Human Resources, Change & Communications. Helen is responsible for shaping and enhancing the people capability and culture in the bank. She has been a volunteer at the Arts Law Centre of QLD for over a decade and a member of the Lifeline Brisbane Board.  <br><br></p> <h2><img class="ms-rtePosition-1" alt="PER3019_PHOTO (3).jpg" src="/Community/Documents/PER3019_PHOTO%20(3).jpg" style="margin:5px;" />Melissa Penn​y - Class of 1996 </h2> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Associate Professor Melissa Penny studied applied mathematics at QUT in Brisbane. After obtaining her PhD she moved to Switzerland to undertake research in malaria and public health. She is currently based at the Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute at the University of Basel in Switzerland, and has recently been awarded a professorship from the Swiss National Science Foundation. This will allow her to research the development of new medicines and vaccines using mathematical modelling.​</p>

 

 

Enrol your daughterhttp://www.ourladyscollege.qld.edu.au/Enrolments/Pages/Enrol-your-daughter.aspxEnrol your daughter<p class="ms-rteElement-P">We thank you for expressing an interest in our College for your daughter.<span><img width="240" height="160" class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="013.jpg" src="/Enrolments/PublishingImages/013.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><span style="display:inline-block;"></span></span><br></p> Our Lady’s College is committed to the education of young women, Years 7-12, in the footsteps of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop.  We strive to help every student to reach their full potential by challenging them to live by our motto of ‘Ad Altiora’ (Ever Higher).  <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Our priority is to provide a quality Catholic education for young women in a caring environment that values tradition, excellence and community.  </p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">To find out more, or for an Enrolment Form, College Prospectus or any other information please phone 3426 8009 or visit our <a href="/Enrolments/Pages/default.aspx">Enrolments page​</a>.</p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"><strong>Open Day for 2018 </strong>will be held on Saturday 19 May, 10.00am - 1.00pm and Twilight Open<strong> Day </strong>is Tuesday 14 August, 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm. Contact the College Office to register.</p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">The Principal, Mrs Paula Goodwin, holds a College tour on the first Friday of every month during term time, commencing at 8.00 am. The tour runs for approximately half an hour. Please phone the College on 3426 8009 to register.</p> <div> </div>

 

 

Our Teachershttp://www.ourladyscollege.qld.edu.au/About Us/Pages/Our-Teachers.aspxOur Teachers<p class="ms-rteElement-P">​<span><img src="/About%20Us/PublishingImages/063%202.jpg" alt="063 2.jpg" class="ms-rtePosition-2" style="margin:5px;" /></span>Our Lady’s College has a stable and committed staff, who are dedicated to the education of young women. Leading by example, the Principal, Mrs Paula Goodwin, received the Queensland Principal/School Leader Award in 2016 for outstanding support of the college  library and its role in teaching and learning.. In addition, other staff have been nominated for various awards, attesting to their skills, service and passion for teaching.   </p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">While staff are highly professional, they also endeavour to have a caring and nurturing relationship with the girls in their care.  This environment allows the girls to engage fully with the curriculum and develop a sense of belonging and self worth. Staff are also involved in various extra curricular activities in the cultural and sporting areas to allow students the opportunity to extend their skills and interests.<br></p>

 

 

Graduate destinationshttp://www.ourladyscollege.qld.edu.au/About Us/Pages/Graduate-destinations.aspxGraduate destinations<div>​​The pursuit of excellence encompasses all dimensions of college life and girls graduating from Our Lady’s College embark on varied and rewarding study and careers. Our promise to you is to work one-on-one with you and your daughter, to ensure she undertakes the absolute best pathway possible. We have created a unique educational climate where achievement is valued, effort is prized and individual gifts are cherished.<br></div><div><br></div> <div>We offer a diverse range of subjects to enable students to make an informed decision of the path they wish to pursue.<br></div> <h2>Unive​rsity</h2> <div>We provide an excellent foundation for university studies. Students achieving good results are invited to be part of university studies whilst completing their Senior studies – laying strong foundations for future endeavours.<br></div><div><br></div> <div>Many of our past students have been successful in the areas of science, education, business, medicine and law.</div> <h2>​Vocational education and training</h2> <div>Students have also been successful in the vocational pathway achieving Certificate qualifications in line with Vocational Education and Training (VET). VET competencies are nationally recognised and open doors to various industries such as hospitality, hair dressing, event management and health care.​<br></div>

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