at 135 Aphrasia Street , 3220
St Joseph's College, sometimes referred to colloquially as Joeys or SJC, is a Roman Catholic Independent school for boys, and is located in the inner Geelong suburb of Newtown. It is run under the auspices of the Congregation of Christian Brothers and provides education from year 7-12, offering a broad range of curricular choices for its students in middle and senior schools including VCE, VET and VCAL. In 2014 the Year 9 Westcourt Campus began operation, and the Joseph Innovation Trade Training Centre also commenced classes offering a broad range of study options. The current Principal is Paul Tobias. The two Deputy Principals are Claire Brown (Years 7 to 9) and Paul Clohesy (Years 10 to 12).HistoryEdmund Rice of Waterford, Ireland founded the congregation of Christian Brothers in 1802 for the Christian education of poor boys. His example was an inspiration to others and for more than two centuries many have been attracted by his vision and generosity. The Mission continues today on all five continents through the ministry of the Christian Brothers and laity called to serve in this vocation of Catholic Education. St Joseph’s College Geelong was founded in 1935 by the Christian Brothers, providing a comprehensive education for boys within the Geelong Region. The College’s motto ‘Ad Alta Virtute’ translates as ‘Strive for the Highest’ reminding us that we are born for higher things - testimony to which is found in the life of St Joseph, our patron Saint.CampusesMain CampusThe main campus of St Joseph's College is located on Aphrasia St, in the suburb of Newtown.