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].
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
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,
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
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.