Rawson Cup Soccer

Rawson Cup Soccer

4 weeks ago

After a round of great Soccer in this year’s Rawson Cup, St Paul’s came in second overall to St Andrew’s. St Paul’s overcame Wesley in the final round to achieve a nail-biting finish at the University Oval Number 2. Below is a description of the match, written by William Evans, and a link to a quick video.   Match Report by Will Evans It was a nail-biting finish at University Oval Number 2 yesterday between St Paul’s College and Wesley College. The game was a close, hard-fought encounter between two strong sides. A very skillful free kick from Adam Prentice was the only thing separating the sides at half time and Paul’s took a 1-0 lead into the sheds. In the second half the Paul’s side defended their lead courageously against a very dangerous Wesley attack who threatened to score number of times. Despite desperate defense from Paul’s, Wesley scored

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15 Oct – Sydney Women’s International Club Choir

3 months 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 15 October 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. Monday 15 October, 11 am (this is a new date, please disregard the previously advised August date) The College Chapel

Community service of Paulines recognised in Order of Australia

3 months 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 of community service, and is proud to see those values reflected in the achievements of our alumni. Paulines have been honoured this year for their services to such fields as community health, accounting, medicine, law and legal education, transport safety, the performing arts, and conservation and the environment. The Order of Australia was established by another former member of St Paul’s College, Gough Whitlam, in 1975, “for the purpose of according recognition to Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or for meritorious service”. Members of the College recognised in the Order of Australia this year have been: 2018 Queen’s

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3 Oct – Reunion of 1955, 1956 and 1957 Freshers

3 months ago

Wednesday 3 October, 12 noon The Reunion of 1955, 1956 and 1957 Freshers Paulines of the mid 1950s are invited with their partners to attend the St Paul’s College 1955, 1956 and 1957 Fresher Reunion lunch. The organising committee would be delighted if you would join them for a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with old friends on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 at 12.00 noon in the Junior Common Room. The reunion will start with a tour of the old and new buildings with the Warden, Dr Don Markwell, drinks and cold canapes under the Cloisters followed by a two course lunch. Inquiries and reservations – please down load, complete and send the invitation and form by clicking here.

26 Sept – Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education with Professor R Ian Jack

3 months ago

Wednesday 26 September, 12 noon – Senior Common Room Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education with Professor R Ian Jack – 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 R Ian Jack, Senior Fellow and Archivist, St Andrews College, will discuss: ‘The peculiar culture of a College History’ (with special reference to the existing studies of the Sydney University Colleges). RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 21 September so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited. Email: deryck@schreuder.com.au Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge

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

4 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, and rapid work by staff to prepare rooms, these first students to occupy the Ivan Head Building moved in to great excitement. These lucky students are now enjoying brand new state-of-the-art accommodation overlooking the College’s third quadrangle, across from the Graduate House which is now under construction. Their fully-furnished studio rooms feature en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, fridge, and television – accommodation suitable for out-of-semester conference guests, as well as matching the world’s best collegiate accommodation. In each floor there are also two common spaces for socialising or group work. This move has meant that, after many students shared rooms

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Dean of Graduate House

4 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 University of Sydney. Reporting to the Head of College, Dr Donald Markwell, the Dean of Graduate House will drive the development of the Graduate House’s own lived ethos and culture, build strong collaboration across the University, and promote Graduate House as a preferred destination for local, national and international students and academics. This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates, both women and men, with proven leadership skills, strong academic credentials, the capacity to nurture young people through higher education, and excellent public speaking and communication skills. Proven ability in building communities, academic programmes and/or businesses will be highly regarded. The

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ANZAC Day Commemorated at College

4 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 great battle of World War I, young Australian and New Zealand men fought and died in the second battle for the French village of Villers-Bretonneux. At St Paul’s, at an ANZAC Commemoration Service held in the Chapel today, as we remember all who have fought and died in war, we especially remember the 170 members of the College who enlisted in the First World War, and the 20 who died, and also the members of the College who died in the Boer War, the Second World War and in Vietnam. Lest we forget.   Pic: Daniel Bottrell, representing the students,

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ANZAC Commemoration Service on 25 April.

5 months ago

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History of University Life Seminar – Wednesday 2 May 2018

5 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 the Senior Common Room, St Paul’s College, The University of Sydney RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 27 April so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au Prof Stephen Garton, Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Sydney Prof Garton will discuss: The Future of Higher Education in Australia – Challenges for the 21st Century University The History of University Life Seminar explores the past, present and future of higher education. The Seminar was established in 2008 as a way to encourage discussion on higher education between members of the Colleges and the University. The sessions are held more

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