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A celebration of NAIDOC Week and community service

4 days ago

In NAIDOC Week, St Paul’s College celebrates the significant role that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and men serve in our community, and recognise work that our students, either Indigenous or from other diverse backgrounds, do to progress the welfare and success of Indigenous Australians. Currently several members of

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25 Aug – University and College Open Day

3 weeks ago

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

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13 Aug – Sydney Women’s International Club Choir

3 weeks ago

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

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Update on governance reform

4 weeks ago

Over the last year, the College has been reviewing its governance arrangements to modernise them for the College’s future needs in line with contemporary governance principles. In May, the College circulated a draft set of proposed principles for a new St Paul’s College Bill. The response to these proposals to

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Community service of Paulines recognised in Order of Australia

1 month ago

We are delighted that the service to the community of several members of the College has been recognised again this year with honours in the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday honours list and, earlier in the year, in the Australia Day honours. The College has a long tradition

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20, 21, 27 & 28 July – Victoriana!

1 month ago
Victoriana! Victoriana! Invitation 2018                                                 Book Now "Victoriana!" is Australia's longest running theatrical production and one of its most enduring and endearing. Run under the auspices of St

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Reminder: invitation to contribute to review of College culture

1 month ago

St Paul’s College is currently working with a team led by Australia’s former Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick AO, on a project to review College culture. As a part of that process, the College again invites people interested in the review, both within the College community and the community at

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Rawson Rugby Triumph

1 month ago
Last night the St Paul’s College Rugby XV triumphed over a strong St Andrew’s side to win the Rawson Rugby Intercollegiate competition for 2018. A full TAG Grandstand at the University’s No. 2 Oval witnessed great football for the closing games of both the Rawson Cup and Rose Bowl Rugby.

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7, 9 & 10 June – Mummers present The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco

1 month ago

Thursday 7 June, 7.30 pm Saturday 9 June, 7.30 pm Sunday 10 June, 7.30 pm The Rogers Room, St Paul’s College 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

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Head of College and Chaplain commissioned by Archbishop

1 month ago

Members of the University of Sydney Senate, heads of other colleges, and other distinguished guests joined dozens of students, staff, alumni and friends of the College in the College Chapel last evening for the formal commissionings of the Head of College, Dr Don Markwell, and the Chaplain, the Revd Antony Weiss, by the Archbishop of Sydney and

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So far this semester… a vibrant start to 2018

2 months ago

As the College enters a new era in 2018, it has been a vibrant start to the College and University year, with so far this semester… the construction of the Ivan Head Building enabling a record number of freshers to enter the College this semester (click here for the Warden’s

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Warden on exciting time for College, outstanding student achievements, and serving the public interest

2 months ago

Speaking at the College’s annual Fathers and Sons Dinner on Saturday night, the Head of College, Dr Don Markwell, has spoken of an exciting time for the College – just a day after the first 52 students moved into the new world-class Ivan Head Building, and while the College prepares

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An historic moment – first students move in to the Ivan Head Building

2 months ago

It was an especially exciting moment in the history of St Paul’s on Friday afternoon when 52 grateful members of the College moved from their old rooms to rooms in the magnificent new Ivan Head Building. Following the builder’s hand-over of the first and second floors of the new building,

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Further update on governance

2 months ago

Further to previous announcements over the past 12 months regarding reform of the College’s governance, the College Council has resolved the proposed principles for a new St Paul’s College Act and is now seeking feedback from the College community. St Paul’s College was established as an Anglican “College of and within the

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Dean of Graduate House

2 months ago

01 May 2018 St Paul’s College is now seeking applications for the new role of Dean of Graduate House. The distinctive new Graduate House community for postgraduate students and academics, both women and men, will open in January 2019 with state-of-the-art accommodation for 140 residents at the heart of the

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ANZAC Day Commemorated at College

2 months ago

  ANZAC Commemorated at College 103 years ago today, young Australian and New Zealand men – just like those who are residents of the College today – went ashore to fight and die for a cause they believed to be just. Three years later, 100 years ago today, in another

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ANZAC Commemoration Service on 25 April.

2 months ago

10.00 am Wednesday 25 April in the College Chapel Read more  

History of University Life Seminar – Wednesday 2 May 2018

2 months ago

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’. MAY SEMINAR: Wednesday 2 May 12.00 noon – 1.30 pm (sandwich lunch provided – free of charge) In

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A celebration of academic excellence and College-University partnership

3 months ago

18 April 2018 The 2018 College and University Dinner last night at St Paul’s College celebrated the academic excellence, service, and leadership of St Paul’s College students, and the partnership between the College and the wider University of Sydney. The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Dr Michael Spence AC,

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Update on cultural review project

3 months ago

St Paul’s College is currently working with Elizabeth Broderick & Co on a project to review College culture. This project, which commenced at St Paul’s in late 2017 and for which the level of engagement to date has been very positive, provides a significant opportunity for the College as a

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History of University Life Seminar – 28 March

3 months ago

The Conveners of the History of University Life Seminars invite alumni, students and staff of the University of Sydney to join them at the first Seminar for 2018. RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Monday 26 March so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au History of University Life Seminar

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David Drury – Sydney Opera House performance

4 months ago

St Paul’s College Director of Music, David Drury, will be at the console of the Sydney Opera House Grand Organ on Friday 23 March at 11.00 am for a Sydney Symphony Orchestra “Tea and Symphony” concert. Concert flyer Tickets David Drury is well known to Australian audiences as an organist,

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St Paul’s College marks International Women’s Day

4 months ago

Remarks by the Head of College, Dr Donald Markwell, at Formal Hall, St Paul’s College, University of Sydney, 8 March 2018 From time to time, I will speak very briefly in formal Hall about a topic of interest or importance, either to share information or to stimulate discussion. I have just

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Warden’s speech of welcome to new students

4 months ago

Speech by the Head of College, Dr Donald Markwell, at a reception for new students and parents, St Paul’s College, 26 February 2018 Chair of the College Council, Mr Mark Elliott; other Fellows of the College; parents of our newest students; my staff colleagues; student leaders; and – most important of

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St Paul’s College enters a new era in 2018

4 months ago

As we expand and prepare to welcome a record number of new students, St Paul’s College within the University of Sydney has entered a new era. St Paul’s College works to offer all its students the best all-round educational experience possible. College life involves integrating learning and living, with focus

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Cricket 2018

4 months ago

    The Paul’s Cricket team is already preparing for the First Rawson Cup competition of 2018 with a Cricket Camp in College this week. Round 1 of the Intercol Cricket games is scheduled for 12 March, Week 2 of Semester 1. For more about Intercol Sports click here. On

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2018 Jessup Moot success

5 months ago

John-Patrick Asimakis, the College’s new Assistant Senior Tutor,  is a member of the Sydney Law School 2018 Jessup Moot team which this week has won the Australian National Championship defeating UQ in the Grand Final.  This is the 59th year of the International Law Students competition,  the world’s largest moot court competition,

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Chaplain appointed

5 months ago

With the retirement of The Rev’d Dr Ivan Head as Warden and the appointment of the first lay Head of College, Mr Antony Weiss has been appointed as Chaplain for the College for 2018. Antony is completing the final year of the Bachelor of Divinity at Moore Theological College in

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Semester 1 Offers remain open

5 months ago

Offers for residential places at the College are still open. Students interested in applying for Semester 1 should make use of the online application form. For all inquiries please contact the Registrar at the College on 02 9550 7451 [Intl +61 2 9950 7451].

David Drury directs DJs Choir

6 months ago

Follow this link for a video clip of our Director of Music, David Drury, conducting the David Jones Staff Choir in store this Christmas.