Year Levels: Yrs 7-12
218 Macquarie Street
Principal: Adam Forsyth
Head of Boarding Contact Information
Name: Mika Browning
Telephone: (03) 6211 4928
Number in School: 700
Number of Boarders: 35
St Michael’s Collegiate is a leading Anglican girls' school set in idyllic grounds in the heart of the beautiful city of Hobart in Tasmania. We are just a short stroll from Salamanca Market, the vibrant waterfront precinct and the CBD. Collegiate provides exceptional learning opportunities for girls from the Early Learning Years through to Year 12. Our mission is to seek excellence through a creative, dynamic and connected environment offering outstanding preparation for today and tomorrow.
Collegiate’s challenging and stimulating curriculum incorporates a range of academic, artistic, sporting, and outdoor educational experiences designed to encourage self-belief, courage, leadership and resilience. With extensive subject choices, a dedicated School of Performing Arts, an renowned outdoor education program, purpose-built student centre, careers centre, indoor heated swimming pool, rowing club, tennis courts and 15 hectares of sporting fields and courts, Collegiate has much to offer its day and boarding students.
The Boarding House sits amidst an expanse of green lawns and established gardens, ensuring there’s always somewhere to play or relax. Collegiate Boarders also enjoy facilities including our indoor heated swimming pool, gymnasium, performing arts centre, music and dance studios, contemporary student centre, and library.
Collegiate understands the importance of knowing each boarder as an individual and offers a nurturing environment where respect towards others and a happy community atmosphere prevails. To support strong and balanced lifestyles we promote a healthy social atmosphere. Girls are regularly engaged in craft projects, dining out, cooking, excursions and movies to name but a few of the activities offered. The Boarding House also has a good selection of games and puzzles, a piano, Lego, sewing machines, WiiU, sporting equipment and bikes to keep Boarders busy after school and on weekends. Conveniently, we are also only a short stroll from Hobart’s renowned art galleries, Salamanca market, vibrant waterfront precinct, shops, theatres and restaurants. The Director of Boarding is supported by a team of senior boarding supervisors who live in the Boarding House to provide care, support, tutoring supervision and assistance.
Girls' education is a specialised field and as a girls only school, St Michael’s Collegiate has long been a trailblazer in its commitment to pathways for young women. The School is renowned for delivering a contemporary education which provides each girl with the inspiration and energy to find her own niche. Specialised guidance and opportunity help her to build the skills and confidence required to flourish and be ‘Set for life’.