1431 Sturt Street Ballarat, Victoria, 3350
Phone:   +61 3 53 311688

St Patrick's College


St Patrick’s College is a Catholic secondary school for boys located in Ballarat, Victoria. The College was founded in 1893 by the Christian Brothers under the patronage of the Bishop of Ballarat, Dr James Moore. The College caters for both day and boarding students, The College is located on Sturt Street Ballarat and is part of a recognised education precinct with its close proximity to Ballarat Clarendon College, Loreto College and Ballarat High School. The aim of the College is to support parents in educating their sons within the Catholic tradition and the spirit of Edmund Rice.

St Patrick's College maintains an inclusive enrolment policy, is generally considered a low fee school and offers a broad range of curricular and co-curricular options to cater for boys with a range of needs. This is highlighted by the wide range of options taken up by graduates ranging from tertiary studies to traineeships and apprenticeships.

Please click here to view the Edmund Rice Education Australia website





Generous donation creates new bursary

26 Jun

Generous donation creates new bursary author: Paul Nolan

St Patrick’s College, through its Foundation, is delighted to announce the establishment of an ongoing new bursary, courtesy of the incredible generosity of a grieving family in honour of a College Legend. The Geoff Torney Bursary is being established in honour of the acclaimed Old Collegian who died in 2017. Geoff’s wife Janet, in accordance wit

From worlds apart, unique friendship blossoms

25 Jun

From worlds apart, unique friendship blossoms author: Paul Nolan

From worlds apart, a unique bond has been forged between two Year 7 students in their first year at St Patrick’s College. Eric Yang hails from the bustling Nanjing metropolitan region in China, about 305km west of Shanghai, along with 30 million other residents. He is the first international Year 7 student to enrol as a boarder in the new St Patri

Headmaster's reflection at EREA apology

31 May

Headmaster's reflection at EREA apology author: John Crowley

Headmaster John Crowley delivered the following speech in Canberra on Thursday, June 1, 2017 as the College's governing body, Edmund Rice Education Australia, delivered a formal apology to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. This reflection represents another significant step in the College's journey towards reconciliation with victims and

War history comes alive online

14 Sep

War history comes alive online author:

History has come alive online at St Patrick's College! For the first time ever, biographies of each and every Old Boy to have fought in World War I have been published in full on the College website. This fantastic historical achievement is the result of two years' work by College archivist Catriona Banks. Simply click on the names of each Old B