Paulines Recognised in Australia Day Honours

Paulines Recognised in Australia Day Honours

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The College would like to extend congratulations to the five Paulines who were recognised for their service to Australia in this year’s Australia Day Honours. These five men were recognised for a range of services, from significant service to ophthalmology, to the promotion of social inclusion for LGBTI people, and significant service to the community. It is wonderful to see the continual efforts of Paulines contributing to society, and to their communities.   MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA:   Mr Peter Raymond CROSSING AM (1962-1965) For significant service to the community through philanthropic support for, and leadership positions with, major cultural institutions, and to business Service includes: Chairman, State Library of New South Wales Foundation, 2011-2015 and Board Member, since 2010 and Member, since 2008. Family Foundation, ‘The Belalberi Foundation’, provides financial support to a range of cultural, educational, medical and wildlife conservation organisations

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World-class awards for St Paul’s College recent graduates

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With only 200 students, St Paul’s College at Sydney University has pulled off a significant hat-trick.  Three of them have won major world-class awards within as many months. Martin is a junior doctor with a background in software development who has founded a number of startup ventures in digital health. Now he is about to go to Stanford University as a John Monash Scholar to do a master’s. This involves using information technology to improve health care and its delivery at all levels.  Martin sits on the national board of the Health Informatics Society, he advises the Australian Digital Health Agency and is currently CTO of CancerAid – an app to assist patients going through oncology care. The John Monash Scholarships are among the most important postgraduate scholarships currently available in Australia. Alistair Kitchen is finishing his MA. While he was at St Paul’s he was the Social Inclusion Officer at the

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Dave McDuling (2008-2010) signs with Waratahs

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The College congratulates David McDuling (2008-2010) on signing with the Waratahs. Read the full article here

Alistair Kitchen announced as Schwarzman Scholar for 2018

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Congratulations to Pauline Alistair Kitchen (2011-14), on being awarded a fully funded scholarship to study at the new Schwarzman College at the Tsinghua University in Beijing for 2018. Schwarzman Scholars are prepared to build stronger relationships between China and a rapidly changing world and to address the most pressing challenges of the 21st Century. The list of Scholars for 2018 includes 129 young people from 30 countries & 75 universities around the world.   Bio: Alistair graduated from the University of Sydney with a Master of Arts in Philosophy and a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in English Literature. He helped author Out On the Fields, a ground-breaking report into homophobia in the sporting environment, and launched the Good Lad Initiative – a program that delivers workshops on masculinity and consent – in Australia. Before that, he led initiatives that increased access to university to students from underrepresented backgrounds. He

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eNewsletter- November 2016

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To view the November eNewsletter click here.

eNewsletter – October 2016

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To view the October eNewsletter click here.

Engineering Faculty Dinner 2016

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On Monday night the College held the annual Engineering Faculty Dinner. The student convenors were James Merriman, Michael Muniappian and Tim Hudson, who did a fantastic job organising the night and representing the College at the event. The speaker for the night was Mr Mark Elliott, a Fellow of College, who spoke with students and academics of the University of Sydney on the key factors in developing a successful career, social issues in regards to engineering, and the complexities within the industry. “Many of society’s major issues have simplistic and unrealistic solutions proposed by politicians, the media and others. Engineers have the education and skills to appreciate the complexity of these matters and need to be more prominent in the public discussion.” – Mark Elliott   Mr Mark Elliott resided in College for 4 years (1981-1984) while studying for his Civil Engineering degree. He served on the Students’ Club Committee,

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Memorial Notice: Henry Ferguson Thirlwall

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Henry Ferguson Thirlwall 1977 – 2016 Join us as we farewell and celebrate Henry’s life Wednesday September 14th 2016 10am   The interment of ashes                     St Peter’s Catholic Church 45 Church Street Burrawang NSW        11am  Memorial service and wake      Wombat Hollow 300 Kirkland Road East Kangaloon NSW Refreshments will be served With thanks, the Thirlwall family Henry’s service announcement

RIO OLYMPICS SPOTLIGHT

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Paulines Cameron Girdlestone and Sasha Belonogoff will be participating in their first Olympics at Rio this year. Along with their crewmates Karsten Forsterling and James McRae, Girdlestone and Belonogoff are race favourites for the Men’s Quadruple Sculls after winning the two World Rowing Cup regattas in the lead up to the Games. St Paul’s College is wishing them all the best in the coming weeks, and will be taking special care to watch out for them! They will be competing in the Mens Quadruple Sculls Heat 2 on Sunday, 7 August – check your local listing for times!   Pauline Olympian Profiles Cameron Girdlestone (in College 2007-09) In 2003, Cameron Girdlestone made the switch from cricket to rowing. Two years later he competed in the men’s four at the Junior World Championships in Germany. He contested the U23 World Championships in 2007 and then made his first senior team in 2014.

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Pauline Ben Saul Appointed Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard University.

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Legal expert Ben Saul awarded eminent visiting Professorship Professor Ben Saul is a barrister and leading legal expert in public international law, focusing on human rights issues, terrorism and armed conflict. He has been appointed as the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in Australian Studies for the 2017–2018 academic year at Harvard. Saul is also Challis Chair of International Law at the University of Sydney, one of the world’s oldest professorships in international law. Prof Saul will be the first legal scholar to be named Harvard Chair of Australian Studies in a decade. The Harvard visiting professorship in Australian Studies was established in 1976, through a gift of the Australian Government to Harvard University, in recognition of the American Bicentennial, to further understanding of Australia in the United States. In 2010, the Chair was renamed as the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in recognition of the two prime

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