St Leo's College (Wickham Terrace)

St Leo's College (Wickham Terrace)

Name: St Leo's College (Wickham Terrace)

Time: 1917 - 1954

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Category: University Residential College

Institution Category: Education

Institution Group: Tertiary

Coordinates: -27.4649716666667, 153.021861666667

Street Address: St Leo\'s College, Wickham Terrace, Brisbane City

Suburb: Brisbane City (CBD)

Sector: Independent \'Catholic\'

Local Study Area: Spring Hill-CBD-Fortitude Valley-New Farm (Inner City)

Study Stage: MBNH Stage 9 Local Study Areas

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St Leo’s College was founded in 1917. It was created as a university residential college for the new university in an adaption from the Oxbridge model. Only a small amount of axillary tutorials occurred in the Australian residential college system, and a true college system existed in the connections to the local seminaries. The College was relocated to the St Lucia campus in 1961.

Geographic Description 1: Inside The Green Belt

Geographic Description 2: Brisbane River

Geographic Description 3: Flood Plains (Major); High River Banks (still floods); Ridgeline (Slopes off Wickham Tce)


Head, Michael A. (Austin). St. Leo’s College, the Memory: St. Leo’s College within the University of Queensland 1917-1992. Leonian Press, St Lucia, Qld, 1991.

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