St Paul’s seeks Dean of Undergraduates applications

St Paul’s seeks Dean of Undergraduates applications

1 week ago

St Paul’s College is seeking an outstanding Dean of Undergraduates to lead the College’s growing undergraduate community, contribute to the provision of a world-class collegiate experience within the University of Sydney, lead the undergraduate community staff team, and champion a culture of inclusion and respect for all. The Dean will support academic, broader intellectual, cultural, sporting, spiritual, community service and social activities within the undergraduate community, as well as contribute to alumni and other stakeholder engagement. Reporting to the Warden, and contributing as part of the senior staff of the College to the development of the whole College community, the Dean will work to ensure efficient management of the undergraduate community’s operations and finances. The Dean will also work to promote St Paul’s College as a preferred destination for students of diverse backgrounds from metropolitan and non-metropolitan NSW, interstate, and overseas. This is a significant appointment requiring leadership skills, a

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The Reverend Dr Max Wood appointed to St Paul’s College Council

1 month ago

The St Paul’s College Council is delighted to announce the appointment of the Reverend Dr Max Wood as a Council Fellow. Following the recent casual vacancy resulting from the appointment of the 12th Warden of St Paul’s College, the Council unanimously resolved to invite Revd Dr Wood to re-join Council. Revd Dr Max Wood accepted the invitation and will officially commence as a Council Fellow from Wednesday 15 January, 2020. Revd Dr Wood had previously served the College community as a Fellow from April 2015 to November 2018, when the modernised St Paul’s College Act 2018 reduced the number of Fellows from 18 to 12. During his tenure, Revd Dr Wood made an integral contribution towards the planning and commencement of the Ivan Head and Graduate House Buildings. “It is a great honour to be welcomed back to St Paul’s to serve as a Fellow for the benefit of the

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Grisp mentor program continues to grow

2 months ago

Mentors of current students gathered at the College on 21 October to celebrate the growth of the Grisp program. The program has grown to facilitate the partnering of 32 mentors and students in their penultimate or final year of university. The mentors are old Paulines and their work colleagues, with experience in their respective fields, who are keen to help third or fourth years with the often difficult transition from academia to practice. Mentors and their students joined formal dinner to socialise and to hear from the Sub-Warden, Dr Mark Schembri, on the mutual benefits of developing relationships built on practical work place skills. The Sub-Warden emphasised the importance of community and belonging which accompanies a mentoring relationship. The Grisp program endeavours to support the provision of ongoing professional mentoring and advice for students of St Paul’s College. It offers a platform where past and present residents of the College

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Inaugural Outreach Dinner a huge success

2 months ago

In early October, St Paul’s held its inaugural Outreach Dinner with volunteers from some of the charitable organisations in which our students are involved. Some of the initiatives include support at the Newtown Mission, service at the overnight shelter for homeless men at Christ Church St Laurence, assistance at the Berkeley Centre in Wollongong, help at Lou’s Place which provides refuge for women in crisis, and student mentoring through the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience and Profecta. The student-led initiatives at charitable organisations are exemplary of the College’s commitment to foster outward-looking and community-minded students. Undergraduate student, Mr Ned Lindsay, summed up his thoughts on the positive role of outreach: “As you can tell with nine different groups of people coming together, outreach creates a powerful connection with communities. It connects communities through a sense of respect and understanding, and it connects communities through hardship, and the humbling experience of life

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