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 is sure to delight! Dates: Friday 26 July Saturday 27 July Friday 2 August Saturday 3 August More details, including information about ticket sales, will be forthcoming. Book your accommodation in College now – click here for booking details.
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 and long-time friend of the College, joins Council as a member who is also a member of the University’s academic staff. The College’s new Act requires that at least one member of the College Council must be an academic of the University of Sydney. Associate Professor Horne has a long history with the College, back at least to 2007, most notably for the regular History of University Life seminar series that is hosted here at St Paul’s. She has also assisted the College in other ways, such as serving on the selection panel for the Dean of Graduate House. Associate
The St Paul’s College Chapel Choir presents an evening of fine music featuring the works of Joseph Haydn, John Ireland and J S Bach at 8 pm on Friday 10 May. The Chapel choir draws its members from the residential student community of St Paul’s College and The Women’s College and their recent alumni. This is the choir’s Semester 1 concert directed by David Drury, Director of Music at St Paul’s College with organist Titus Grenyer. All welcome – exit by donations The concert will be followed by refreshments
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 leaders, including newly-appointed Peer Support Leaders, and that included social activities with The Women’s College, Sancta Sophia College, and Wesley College Positive discussion on what it means for St Paul’s and our students to fulfil our commitment to be leaders in fighting sexism, and other continued implementation of the College’s Action Plan for cultural renewal, giving effect to our commitment to implement all recommendations of the Broderick Report on College culture An inaugural joint Commencement Dinner with The Women’s College, with Ms Julie McKay (Chief Diversity Officer for Pwc Australia) and the Vice-Chancellor, Dr Michael Spence AC, as guest speakers,
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, Mr Max Glanville, spoke of the dinner as marking “the close and equal partnership between our two colleges”, which has been further strengthening in recent times. Keynote speaker Ms Julie McKay, Chief Diversity Officer at PwC Australia, spoke of the societal benefits of gender equality, the importance to future leaders of the ability to lead inclusive teams, how the desire to “fit in” can lead people to let go of their moral values and to accept unacceptable behaviour, and the challenge and opportunity for courageous emerging leaders to have a positive impact, not just in talking about gender equality, but
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 in the heart of campus. Mr McMillan was a student of the College from 1974 to 1979 and is Managing Director of Citta Property Group, a specialist real estate development company he founded in 2001. The support of Mr McMillan was instrumental in enabling the construction of the project. “Without Steve’s drive, vision, and commitment to collegiate education, Graduate House and the College’s expanded undergraduate community simply would not have happened,” the Warden of the College, Dr Don Markwell, said. The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney, Dr Michael Spence AC, welcomed the naming of the McMillan Building.
Thursday 25 April at 11.00 am in the College Chapel – you are welcome to join members of the St Paul’s College community at the annual Service of Commemoration for the fallen on ANZAC Day. The College especially remembers the sacrifice and service of the hundreds of Paulines who enlisted in the service of their country in the Sudan, South Africa, the First World War, the Second World War, Korea, Vietnam, more recent conflicts and peace-keeping operations. Following the Commemoration Service, refreshments will be served in the JCR.