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Graduate House coming alive

10 hours 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 from the start of 2019. The inaugural Dean of Graduate

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New Students’ Club Committee elected

3 weeks 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

2 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

2 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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An exciting start to Semester 2 at St Paul’s

2 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

2 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

3 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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Oxford scientist appointed Dean of Graduate House

3 months ago

A Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, Dr Antone Martinho-Truswell, has been appointed the inaugural Dean of Graduate House at St Paul’s College within the University of Sydney. Graduate House will open at the start of 2019 as a community of 140 women and men postgraduate students and academics, housed in

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A celebration of NAIDOC Week and community service

4 months 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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30 Nov – 60, 50, 40, 30, 20 & 10 Years Reunion

4 months ago

Join Alumni from across the decades on Friday 30 November 2018 from 6.30 pm to 11.00 pm a Reunion event for the Decades of the “8s” 2008, 1998, 1988, 1978, 1968, 1958, 1948 …. The event will showcase Graduate House and the Rooftop Terrace at St Paul’s College. Click here for

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25 Nov – Annual Carol Service

4 months ago

Sunday 25 November 2018 at 7 pm – College Chapel The annual Carol Service will be held in the College Chapel on Sunday 25 November at 7 pm.  St Paul’s College Chapel Choir will provide Advent and Christmas music for the celebration of the end of Semester, and the preparation

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Update on governance reform

4 months 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

4 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

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Reminder: invitation to contribute to review of College culture

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

6 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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11 Nov – Service of Thanksgiving on Centenary of Armistice

6 months ago
A Nation Remembers: Service of Thanksgiving and Commemoration for the Centenary of Armistice St Paul's College Chapel Sunday, 11 November Service begins at 10.30am Join the College at a service of thanksgiving and commemoration on the Centenary of the Armistice this Sunday from 10.30am. All welcome.

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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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.

6 months ago

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History of University Life Seminar – Wednesday 2 May 2018

6 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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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