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Concannon College

The youngest of all three colleges and purpose built to optimise the new resident experience, with large spacious double storey accommodation blocks that is complimented with unique study spaces.  Concannon residents experience a strong sense of community and as a result of the block layouts, there is a high level social interactions that lead to greater support from the student peer network.  The college also has the largest Recreation Hall and open green spaces that includes it's own private oval that compliments the most extensive social calendar of all three colleges (including events such as St Patrick's Day, Golf Day St Vinnies Op Shop Ball and regular Widsom and Wine events).    

The accommodation types offered at the college include:

  • 100 bedrooms sharing a bathroom between two bedrooms
  • Two bedrooms offering private ensuite bathrooms

Managed by the University of Southern Queensland and owned by the Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba, Concannon was constructed in three stages, the last of which was completed in 1991.The college was built in the honour of the Concannon family, particularly Monsignor Edward Concannon for his devotion to youth and education in Toowoomba.  

The college is based on Catholic values, however, students from all religious backgrounds, beliefs and cultures are welcome. With a strong sporting culture and the support and guidance of pastoral care and fellow students, residents have the opportunity to achieve well in both their studies and sporting activities.