Victoriana! – St Paul’s College Union presents the 55th annual production of Victoriana! Arrive for sherry at 7.00 pm, dinner to be served at 7.30 pm sharp followed by fine entertainments with fireworks and carriages at Midnight. The incomparable Peter Cousens invites you to “Come into the Garden” and join him as he returns to Victoriana! as Master of Ceremonies, joined by a line up of stars of yesteryear and new cast members who will delight audiences young and old. For ticketing please click here.
St Paul’s College Women’s Organisation Annual Bridge Day
The President and Committee invite you and your friends to join them at the Women’s Organisation annual bridge day. Lunch and refreshments will provided throughout the day.
Book now to secure a table of 4 to play with your friends or come on your own and be placed on one of the committee tables.
Junior Common Room, St Paul’s College
Friday 3 August 2018
Start Time – 10:30 am
$50.00 per player.
For assistance with booking your ticket, please contact Hanja Bicknell on 0411 318 318.
Sydney International Women’s Club Choir
St Paul’s College again hosts the delightful voices of the Sydney Women’s International Club Choir who are giving a community concert in the College Chapel on Monday 13 August at 11am. Under the baton of Linda Shoostovian they are presenting a program of well-loved works spanning a range of musical genres from the Baroque to Pop. The international club choir enjoys its exploration of music from across the globe.
This is a free event. Everyone is welcome. Parking is available on the College oval.
University and College Open Day
Please encourage prospective applicants to the College – for undergraduate or graduate places – to visit the College on the University of Sydney and St Paul’s College Open Day – Saturday 25 August, 9am to 4pm.
Open Day is an opportunity for everyone to see the College in operation and to inspect the new Ivan Head Building and to see Graduate House under construction. Open Day is a University-wide event that attracts many would-be tertiary students and the College will be opening a number of its facilities and giving prospective students a taste of College life though food, music, games and even tutorials and the habits of study.
This is a free event. Everyone is welcome!
Sunday 10 June, 7.30 pm
Mummers present – The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco
Mummers, the student dramatic society bringing together students from St Paul’s College and The Womens College, invites students, parents, alumni and friends to the Semester 1 play on Thursday 7 (student night), Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June.
The play, an important example of the ‘theatre of the absurd’, consists mainly of a series of meaningless conversations between two couples that eventually deteriorate into babbling. First produced in 1950, Ionesco described it as an ‘antiplay’. Tickets on sale shortly.
St Paul’s College Women’s Organisation – Winter cocktail Party
The President and Committee of the Women’s Organisation invite parents and friends of the College to the 2018 Winter Cocktail Party celebrating 91 years of the SPCWO.
Friday 8 June from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm in the Junior Common Room. Tickets are $55 each and available by clicking here.
Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education with Prof John Hearn – the Conveners of the Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education invite alumni, students and staff of the University of Sydney to join them at the next 2018 ‘History of University Life Seminar’. Professor John Hearn, Professor in the School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney, and Executive Director of the Worldwide Universities Network will discuss: Global and Local, Success and Failure in International University Partnerships.
RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 25 May so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge
For more information – click here
Rawson Cup Rugby – alumni and friends gathering
St Paul’s College Union invites members and friends to enjoy the final games of the Intercol Rugby being held at University No. 2 Oval on the evening of Wednesday 30 May. We are providing light food and drinks from 6.30 pm in a section of the TAG Family Foundation Grandstand. St Paul’s will play St Andrew’s at 7.30pm. Please rsvp if you are attending for catering purposes to Richard Morgan, Director of Community Development by email: email@example.com
Chapel Choir Concert
St Paul’s College Chapel Choir presents its Semester 1 Concert in the Chapel at the College at 8pm on Friday 25 May. Please join us for an evening of fine music featuring the works of Bach, Mendelssohn, Faure, Parry and Drury.
Commissioning Service – Members of the College and their families and friends are invited to a service for the Commissioning of Dr Donald Markwell as Head of College and Revd Antony Weiss as Chaplain by His Grace the Archbishop of Sydney, The Most Revd Dr Glenn Davies. The Service of Worship will be followed by a reception in the Junior Common Room.
RSVP essential to Richard Morgan, Director of Community Development, 02 9550 7472, 0412 016177, firstname.lastname@example.org
ANZAC Commemoration Service – You are welcome to join the members of the St Paul’s College community at the annual Service of Commemoration for the fallen on ANZAC Day. The College especially remembers the sacrifice and service of the hundreds of Paulines who enlisted in the service of their country in the Sudan, South Africa, the First World War, the Second World War, Korea, Vietnam, more recent conflicts and peace-keeping operations.
Following the commemoration service refreshments will be served in the JCR.
This year we welcome the Rev’d John Sanderson as our guest preacher. Fr John is the Senior Assistant Priest at Christ Church St Laurence where he has served since February 2014. Fr John was previously in the Australian Defence Force as an Army Chaplain where he served with the 3rd Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment, 1st Health Support Battalion and the 2nd Commando Regiment. He has undertaken operational deployments to East Timor, the Solomon Islands and twice to Afghanistan. It was in Afghanistan that he was involved in the aftermath of the battle in which Corporal Baird, Australia’s 100th Victoria Cross recipient, was killed as he and other members of the 2nd Commando Regiment assaulted an insurgent-held compound in Afghanistan’s Khod Valley on 22nd June, 2013.
Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education with Prof Stephen Garton – the Conveners of the Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education invite alumni, students and staff of the University of Sydney to join them at the May 2018 ‘History of University Life Seminar’. Stephen Garton is Professor of History and Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Sydney and will discuss: The Future of Higher Education in Australia – Challenges for the 21st Century University
RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 27 April so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited. email@example.com
Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge