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Heath Sloane at Peking University

Pauline Heath Sloane awarded Yenching Scholarship to study at Peking University

6 days ago

Pauline Heath Sloane (at College 2013-16) has been awarded a Yenching Scholarship to study at China’s pre-eminent academic institution, Peking University. Heath will join a cohort of 140 emerging global leaders from over 40 countries in Beijing to complete a fully-funded Masters programme. He will concentrate on International Relations, through

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St Paul’s to farewell Dr Don Markwell as he leaves to lead cultural renewal in Adelaide

2 weeks ago

St Paul’s College has regretfully accepted the resignation of Dr Don Markwell, who has served as Warden during a transformational period in the College’s history. In November, Dr Markwell will take up the Headship of St Mark’s College, St Paul’s fellow Anglican university college in Adelaide, where he will lead

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Progress report on implementation of Action Plan for Cultural Renewal

3 weeks ago

On the release of the Broderick Review and the College’s Action Plan for Cultural Renewal, the College committed to publishing a progress report which would be periodically updated to track implementation. This page will redirect in 5 seconds. If it does not redirect, click here.

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1 month ago

Read more about the College’s 2019 Annual Giving Appeal. This page should redirect within 30 seconds. If it does not redirect, click here: Annual Giving Appeal 2019

Order of Australia

Paulines named in 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours

1 month ago

The College is delighted to congratulate College alumni Nicholas Cowdery AO QC, Peter Cousens AM, and Hunter White OAM who were honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours this year.   Officer of the Order of Australia: Mr Nicholas Cowdery AM QC (at St Paul’s 1963-66) For distinguished service to the

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Victoriana

27, 28 Sept, 4, 5 Oct – Victoriana! 2019

2 months ago

Victoriana! 2019 – Save the Date Join us once again for “Victoriana!”, Australia’s longest running theatrical production. Run under the auspices of the Union, Victoriana is a remarkable evening of dining and entertainment. Based on the English Music Hall tradition, the show draws on music and comedy of the Victorian era. 2019

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History of University Life

5 June – History of University Life Research Seminar with Raewyn Connell

2 months ago

The History of University Life Research Seminars in Higher Education series continues in June, with Emerita Professor Raewyn Connell, who will speak on ‘Good University Histories’. Raewyn will introduce themes from her new book The Good University and reflect on their relation to the historiography of university life. First, the occasion and

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31 May – SPCWO ‘Welcome to Winter’ Party

2 months ago

All parents, friends, Paulines and supporters of the College are invited to the St Paul’s College Women’s Organisation Welcome to Winter Party on Friday 31 May 2019 at 6.00pm in the Junior Common Room at the College $60 per person RSVP Friday, 21 May 2019 to https://www.trybooking.com/BCPEU Dress: smart, casual …and warm! Inquiries to

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Lloyd Waddy

30 May – Thank you Dinner and Service for The Hon Lloyd Waddy AM RFD QC

2 months ago

Thursday 30 May 2019, 6.00 for 6.30pm Dinner in Hall, 7.45pm Chapel Service, followed by supper Please join us to celebrate Lloyd Waddy’s 48 years of exceptional service to the College as a Fellow (1971-2019) at a College dinner and Chapel service. The link to RSVP can be found here. For

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Bill Brooks Grand Piano

Dr Bill Brooks donates grand piano to Graduate House

3 months ago
College alumnus Dr William Brooks has generously donated a new grand piano to the St Paul’s College Graduate House, for which the College is immensely grateful. The new Yamaha C2X mid-sized grand piano will be used by generations of St Paul’s students. Dr Brooks is an international authority on Alzheimer’s

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Associate Professor Julia Horne

New College Council formed, Julia Horne joins as academic member

3 months ago

On 31 March, the new College Council was officially constituted. The new Council reflects the membership outlined in the St Paul’s College Act 2018 (NSW), the basis of College governance that came into effect on 4 February 2019. The College today announces that Associate Professor Julia Horne, the University Historian

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22 May – Rawson Rugby Final with Alumni and Friends

3 months ago
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 22 May. As usual light food and drinks will be provided from 6.30 pm in a section of the TAG Family

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The Ivan Head Building and McMillan Building

An historic start to 2019 for St Paul’s

4 months ago

What a positive, exciting and historic start to 2019 at St Paul’s! Highlights include: Nearly 100 new undergraduate students have joined the College, with the new academic year seeing activities that have included A highly successful “Welcome Week” that built on an excellent “Leadership Week” of training for our student

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Julie McKay speaking at the Commencement Dinner

St Paul’s and The Women’s College mark partnership at Commencement Dinner

4 months ago

Monday night saw nearly 600 students from The Women’s College and the St Paul’s College undergraduate community enjoy the inaugural joint Commencement Dinner for the two colleges at the Westin Hotel in Martin Place, Sydney. In welcoming his fellow students and the colleges’ staff, the Senior Student of St Paul’s,

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Ivan Head Building McMillan Building Opening

Hundreds gather to mark official opening of Ivan Head and McMillan Buildings

4 months ago
Yesterday hundreds of alumni, students, and friends of the College joined us to mark the official opening of the Ivan Head and McMillan Buildings. The buildings were opened by the Chancellor of the University, Ms Belinda Hutchinson AM, and were dedicated by the Most Rev’d Dr Glenn Davies, Archbishop of

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Steve McMillan

St Paul’s College names building in honour of Stephen McMillan

4 months ago

Today St Paul’s College announces that a building, part of the $70 million expansion of the College, is to be named after College alumnus Mr Stephen McMillan. The McMillan Building contains Graduate House, a new residential academic community for women and men postgraduate students and academics of the University of Sydney

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St Paul’s alumni in the Australia Day Honours

5 months ago

The College adds its congratulations to Roger Massy-Greene AM and Dr James Renwick CSC SC who were honoured on Australia Day. Member of the Order of Australia: Roger Massy-Greene (at Paul’s 1967-69) For significant service to the community through philanthropic initiatives. Roger has been Executive Chair, co-founder and benefactor to the

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Dr Andrew Bell SC

St Paul’s alumnus Dr Andrew Bell SC appointed President of NSW Court of Appeal

5 months ago

St Paul’s warmly congratulates alumnus Dr Andrew Bell SC on his appointment as President of the NSW Court of Appeal. Dr Bell is a leading Sydney barrister who has a long association with the College. He was a resident student from 1985 to 1989 and a member of the College

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Julie Bishop and Julian Vidal

St Paul’s student Julian Vidal’s New Colombo Plan experience

6 months ago

St Paul’s College student Julian Vidal returns to College in February after a year as a New Colombo Plan Scholar in Singapore and Japan. New Colombo Plan Scholars spend up to a year studying in a university in the Asia Pacific region before undertaking one or more internships in businesses

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Louise Hambridge

Louise Hambridge appointed Business Manager at St Paul’s

7 months ago

St Paul’s College is delighted to announce that Mrs Louise Hambridge has been appointed as the College’s Business Manager from February 2019. Louise Hambridge will join the College after 15 years’ experience at Danebank School, where she has served since 2006 as Director of Finance and Enrolments. Danebank is an

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great year st paul's college

A great year for the students of St Paul’s College

7 months ago
The College is quiet as exams are underway, and students and staff look back very positively on a rewarding and successful semester at St Paul’s, in which, following a busy and exciting first semester… we welcomed many new members of the College, including several Study Abroad students from the US

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Carrol Evans

Experienced educator Carrol Evans appointed Registrar

8 months ago

St Paul’s College is delighted to announce that an experienced educator and educational administrator, Ms Carrol Evans, has been appointed as Registrar of the College, beginning in January 2019. Ms Evans joins the College following a long and successful career in secondary education, principally at SCEGGS Darlinghurst, including for fifteen

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St Paul’s College Bill passed by State Parliament

8 months ago

Today the Saint Paul’s College Bill 2018 – to modernise the governance of the College – passed the Legislative Assembly of the NSW Parliament, after passing the Legislative Council last night. The Bill reflects the principles that the College Council developed in close consultation with the St Paul’s College community

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Graduate House coming alive

8 months ago

Graduate House is coming alive, with the arrival of the inaugural Dean, construction of the Graduate House building having been completed, artworks being installed, and work underway on recruiting graduate students and resident academics to create a world-class graduate community for women and men from the start of 2019. The

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New Students’ Club Committee elected

8 months ago
Many congratulations to the members of the 2019 Students’ Club Committee, elected last night at the Students’ Club Annual General Meeting: Senior Student: Mr Max Glanville Honorary Secretary: Mr Henry Higgins Honorary Treasurer: Mr Will Simpson General Committee: Mr Tom Osborne Mr Will Lawrance Mr Harry Croker Mr Chris Thompsett

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St Paul’s College determined to be leaders against sexism as it implements changes for the future

10 months ago
[Update at 9.12am, 14 September 2018] The University of Sydney has released a statement welcoming the College’s commitment to the recommendations outlined in the review. Their statement is here. STATEMENT FROM ST PAUL'S COLLEGE St Paul’s College today announced that it accepts in full and has commenced implementing all recommendations from

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The Women's College Senior Student, Lucy McDonald, with our Senior Student, Barney Archibald

The Women’s College and St Paul’s College: Enhancing Opportunities for Cooperation

10 months ago

St Paul’s College and The Women’s College within the University of Sydney are working closely on increased practical cooperation between the colleges to further improve the all-round educational experience of students in both colleges. For over 125 years, the two colleges have been partners in collegiate education for all their

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Students at City2Surf

An exciting start to Semester 2 at St Paul’s

10 months ago
It has been an exciting start to Semester 2 at St Paul’s - with the College growing, we welcomed 26 new students – including 10 Study Abroad students from the US and UK the new world-class Ivan Head Building has been fully occupied for the first time – a historic

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Rawson Cup Soccer

10 months 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,

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St Paul’s backs University actions to prevent sexual harassment and assault

11 months ago

On the first anniversary of the Australian Human Rights Commission and Universities Australia releasing their landmark report, Change the Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities, St Paul’s College has reiterated its determination to do all it can to prevent and respond firmly to sexism,

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