What’s on at St Paul’s College

Sunday 5 April 2020, from 10.30 am

1960 Freshers 60-Year Reunion

The College welcomes the 60-year reunion of the 1960 Fresher group and their partners and friends for lunch in the Dining Hall on Sunday 4 April.

All enquiries can be directed to Richard Morgan, Director of Community Development at the College on tel. 02 9550 7444, email.  community@stpauls.edu.au or Graham Priddle at email. gpriddle1@bigpond.com

Past Events

Wednesday 4 December, 6.00 pm – St Paul’s College

The Annual General Meeting of St Paul’s College Foundation all 2019 donors and Life Members welcome

The Annual General Meeting of the Foundation will be held in the Refectroy, McMillan Building at the College on Wednesday 4 December at 6.00 pm followed by refreshments.

Please click here for more details.

Sunday 1 December,  7.00 pm – College Chapel

Annual Carol Serviceall welcome

The annual Carol Service will be held in the College Chapel on Sunday 1 December at 7 pm.  St Paul’s College Chapel Choir will perform Advent and Christmas music.

The Chapel Choir draws its members from the residential student community and recent alumni of St Paul’s College and The Women’s College at The University of Sydney.

All welcome!

The service will be followed by refreshments

Sunday 1 December, 12.30 pm – Rooftop Terrace, McMillan Building

1974 Freshers 45-Year Reunion

The College welcomes the 45-year reunion of the 1974 Fresher group and their partners and friends for lunch on the Rooftop Terrace on Sunday 1 December.

All enquiries can be directed to Richard Morgan, Director of Community Development at the College on 02 9550 7444 or community@stpauls.edu.au

Saturday 17 October 2020, 6.30 pm – Dining Hall

Save the date: calling all 1980 Freshers for the 40th Anniversary Reunion

The reunion is being planned for the eveing of  Saturday 17 October. More details to follow. Stay in touch with the College by up-dating your details. Use the form by clicking hear or contact Richard Morgan, Director of Community Development at the College on 02 9550 7472 or community@stpauls.edu.au.

Wednesday 13 November 12.00 pm, Senior Common Room

History of University Life

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Sherington on some transnational origins of education as an academic discipline in Australia

The fifth seminar in the History of University Life Research Seminars in Higher Education this year will be held on Wednesday 13 November 2019, St Paul’s College Senior Common Room, 12 pm to 1.30pm. Please join us for this next seminar with with plenty of time for discussion over a light lunch. RSVP to Deryck Schreuder or Julia Horne by Friday 8 November so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.

This seminar will examine the incorporation of professional education and training into higher education by looking at the life of Alexander Mackie, the first principle of the Sydney Teachers College and foundation professor of Education at the University of Sydney.

Monday 11 November,10.30 am – College Chapel

Remembrance Day Service

On 11 November 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell silent after four years of continuous warfare. The College hosts a service of commemoration during which a formal wreath-laying ceremony will be conducted at the memorial to the Paulines who perished in two World Wars and other conflicts.

All welcome

The service will be followed by refreshments

Poppy

7, 8 & 9 November, 8.00 pm – Rogers Room

Mummers’ Semester 2 play – you’re invited

Alumni, parents and friends are invited to enjoy the Mummers’ Semester 2 production.

‘Funny Money’, a farce written by Ray Cooney and directed by Nick Hudson, is a hilarious romp about mistaken identities and a mix-up with a briefcase full of money.

For ticket sales and more information click here.

Mummers is the Student Dramatic Society of St Paul’s College and The Women’s College, founded in 1948.

Funny Money 1

Friday 1 November, 8.00 pm – Chapel

Chapel Choir concert

The St Paul’s College Chapel Choir presents an evening of fine music at 8.00 pm on Friday 1 November.

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 2 concert directed by David Drury, Director of Music at St Paul’s College.

All welcome – exit by donations

The concert will be followed by refreshments

Saturday 26 October, 7.00 pm – the Refectory, McMillan Building

Graduate House Concert

All are welcome to join the students of Graduate House for an evening of beautiful music for solo piano, string quartet, and Rodrigo’s timeless Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and strings. This concert features residents of Graduate House and guest artists, all emerging professional musicians. Guests include soloist Anthony Chen, and the recent winners of the prestigious Westheimer String Quartet Fellowship from the Sydney Conservatorium.

Music commences at 7.00 pm followed by rooftop drinks at 9.00 pm in the Lee Common Room and Rooftop Terrace

Book your tickets here

Wednesday 23 October – 1.00 pm, Senior Common Room

History of University Life

Wednesday 23 October – 1pm – 2:30pm
Professor Glyn Davis AC on scale and the Australian university

The fourth seminar in the History of University Life Research Seminars in Higher Education this year will be held on Wednesday 23 October 2019, St Paul’s College Senior Common Room, 1pm to 2.30pm (note new time). Please join us for what is sure to be an interesting paper with plenty of time for discussion over a light lunch. RSVP to Deryck Schreuder or Julia Horne by Friday 18 October so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.

This seminar is a chance to think about scale, and wonder why a nation would go on expanding a handful of existing institutions rather than strike out in new directions.

Saturday 19 October, 6.30 pm – Hall

1999 Freshers 20 Year Reunion

The College welcomes the 1999 Fresher group for a 20-year reunion dinner in Hall on Saturday 19 October.

All enquiries can be directed to Richard Morgan, Director of Community Development at the College on 02 9550 7444 or community@stpauls.edu.au

Thursday 17 October, 7.30 pm – Chapel

Choral Eucharist – Feast of St Luke

All are warmly invited to join the College Chapel Service on Thursday 17 October at 7.30 pm for a Choral Eucharist for the Feast of St Luke, followed by supper in the Junior Common Room.

The setting will be ‘A Parish Eucharist’ by the Director of Music, David Drury. The Celebrant and Preacher will be the College Chaplain, the Rev. Antony Weiss.

27 September, 28 September, 4 October, 5 October

Victoriana! 2019 – limited tickets, be quick!

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!

Returning to the cast is one of Australia’s pre-eminent instrumentalists, the much loved flautist Jane Rutter. Our Master of Ceremonies this year is our very own Peter Cousens AM. Peter has played leading roles in many of the major musicals of our time including the role of the Phantom in London. He has directed and starred in Victoriana! many times over the years. Joining the cast for the first time is soprano Julie Lea Goodwin, who played the role of Christine in Phantom and earlier this year starred as Maria in the Opera on the Harbour production of West Side Story.

Read more

Thursday 19 September, 6.00 for 6.30 pm, Hall and Chapel

 

Thank-you Dinner and Service for the Warden

All members and friends of the St Paul’s community are warmly invited to dinner in College on Thursday 19 September (6.00 pm drinks in the Cloisters before dinner in Hall at 6.30 pm), at which the Warden will be thanked for his exceptional service to the College, followed by Choral Evensong in the Chapel at 7.45 pm.

Dress: Business attire (academic gowns are optional for guests)

All welcome. RSVP

For more details click here

great year st paul's college

Friday 13 and Saturday 14 September, 7pm – the Refectory, McMillan Building

 

Graduate House Theatre

All are welcome to join the students of Graduate House who present their Semester 2 theatrical performance ‘Til Death: A Double Bill. This show combines two entertaining productions Jack, or the Submission by Eugene Ionesco and Trial by Jury by Gilbert and Sullivan. Jack contains nonsensical exchanges and strings of clichés and Trial by Jury is the ever-popular comic opera in one act.

Bookings essential – two shows only – tickets $10 students/$15 others

Tickets: https://www.trybooking.com/BEZEV

Saturday 31 August, 9 am to 4 pm

University of Sydney and College Open Day

Come and see St Paul’s at the University of Sydney and College Open Day on 31 August.

The College will have a tours and refreshments running from 9am-4pm.

All welcome – free parking on the Oval

See our full program here

Wednesday 5 June 2019, 12.00 pm – 1.30 pm – Junior Common Room

Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education 

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 next 2019 History of University Life Seminar. The theme for the last seminar this semester is: Good University Histories.

Speaker: Professor Raewyn Connell, Professor Emerita, University of Sydney.
RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 31 May so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au

Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge

Friday 31 May 2019, 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm – Junior Common Room

Welcome to Winter Party

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
in the Junior Common Room at the College

$60 per person
RSVP Friday, 24 May 2019 to https://www.trybooking.com/BCPEU

Dress: smart, casual …and warm!

Inquiries to Michelle Paterson m.paterson@mac.com
0415 692 294

Thursday 30 May 2019
6.00pm – Drinks
6.30pm – Dinner in Hall
7.45pm – Service in Chapel (Feast of the Ascension)
8.30pm – Supper

“Thank you” Dinner and Service for the Hon Lloyd Waddy AM RFD QC

Please join us to celebrate Lloyd Waddy’s 48 years of exceptional service to the College as a Fellow (1971-2019) at a dinner and service from 6pm Thursday 30 May. The link to RSVP can be found here.

For any enquiries, please contact Richard Morgan at community@stpauls.edu.au.

Saturday 25 May 2019, 3 pm and 8 pm – Graduate House, McMillan Building

Impresario’s Players Presents: As You Like It by Shakespeare

St Paul’s College Graduate House invites you to the first performance by the student players. Journey from the court party to the forest of denim and aerobics. ‘As You Like It’ follows the journey of our heroes Rosalind and Orlando, as they fall in love at first sight, then become strangers and then fall back in love again; meeting a variety of characters along the way. How will they ever end up together if one is unrecognisable? ‘As You Like It’ is an adventure of poorly written love notes, wrestling, cross dressing and holdin’ out for a hero.

Students: $10
Adults: $15

TICKETS: http://bit.ly/asyoulikeit2019

Wednesday 22 May 2019, evening – University No. 2 Oval and the TAG Family Foundation Grandstand

Rawson Cup Rugby – alumni and friends gathering

St Paul’s College Union invites members and friends to enjoy the final games of the Intercol Rugby Union being held at University No. 2 Oval on the evening of Wednesday 22 May.

As usual light food and drinks will be provided from 6.30pm in the north end of the TAG Family Foundation Grandstand.

Games: 5.30pm Wesley v St John’s; 7.00pm Women’s 7s Rounds; 7.30pm St Andrew’s v St Paul’s.

Thursday 16 and Friday 17 May 2019, 7.00 pm – Rogers Room

Mummers present Black Comedy – a farce by Peter Shaffer

St Paul’s College and The Women’s College present a night of utter confusion, wild gossip, and a gin & lime – or two! Tickets $15 and $10 student concession.

For details and bookings click here.

Friday 10 May 2019, at 8.00 pm – College Chapel

Chapel Choir Concert- Semester 1

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

Wednesday 1 May 2019, at 12.00 noon – Senior Common Room

Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education 

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 first 2019 History of University Life Seminar. The theme for First Semester is University Teaching and Learning.

Speaker: Dr Matthew Thomas, Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Education, comparative and International Education, School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney.
RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 22 March so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au

Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge

Thursday 25 April 2019, at 11.00 am – College Chapel

ANZAC Commemoration Service – You are welcome to join the 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.

Holy Week

Holy Week 2019 Services

Students and friends of the College are warmly invited to join the College’s Holy Week services from 14 April:

  • Sunday – Palm Sunday  14th at 5.15pm (Sung Communion service, approximately 30 minutes)
  • Monday in Holy Week at 5.45pm (Holy Communion, approximately 20 minutes)
  • Tuesday in Holy Week at 5.45pm (Holy Communion, approximately 20 minutes)
  • Wednesday in Holy Week at 5.45pm (Holy Communion, approximately 20 minutes)
  • Maundy Thursday at 12 Noon (Holy Communion, approximately 20 minutes)
  • Good Friday at 7.30am (Morning prayer, approximately 20 minutes, followed by hot cross buns for breakfast)
  • Easter Sunday at 1pm (Holy Communion, approximately 20 minutes, followed by Easter eggs)

Students and friends of the College would also be warmly welcomed to worship at Christ Church St Laurence for any of the Easter liturgies (over Easter weekend). Further information can be found here.

Holy Week 2019

Wednesday 27 March 2019, at 12.00 noon – Senior Common Room

Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education 

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 first 2019 History of University Life Seminar. The theme for First Semester is University Teaching and Learning.

Speaker: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education),  Professor ‘Pip’ Patterson.

RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 22 March so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au

Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge

Sunday 3 March 2019, at 4.45 pm for 4.30 pm – Ivan Head Building and Graduate House

Official Opening of the Ivan Head Building and Graduate House

Paulines, their families and friends are warmly invited to attend the official opening of the new buildings by the Chancellor of The University of Sydney, Ms Belinda Hutchinson AM.

RSVP by 24 February

Wednesday 5 December 2018 at 5.45 pm – Macquarie Room, Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney

St Paul’s College Foundation Annual General Meeting

Life Members and Annual Donors are most welcome to attend the Foundation’s AGM at Parliament House Sydney on 5 December.

Notice of AGM and Annual Report 2018

Annual and Life Donors 2018

Light refreshments will follow the meeting.

Information for interested Paulines and friends of the College.

Friday 30 November 2018 from 6.30 pm to 11.00 pm – The Rooftop Terrace, Graduate House

60, 50, 40, 30, 20 & 10 Years Reunion

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 tickets. Any inquiries email Richard Morgan (1978-82) community@stpauls.edu.au

Sunday 25 November 2018 at 7 pm – St Paul’s College Chapel

Annual Carol Service

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 for the Advent of the Nativity of Jesus.

The Chapel Choir draws its members from the residential student community and recent alumni of St Paul’s College and The Women’s College at The University of Sydney.

All welcome

The service will be followed by refreshments

Sunday 11 November at 10.30 am – St Paul’s College Chapel

Remembrance Day Service

The College will commemorate the Centenary of Armistice Day  with a service of remembrance in the College Chapel.

All welcome

Friday 2 November, Saturday 3 November, and Sunday 4 November at 8pm – Rogers Room, St Paul’s College

SPC Mummers present: The Bold The Young And The Murdered

The Mummers Society Presents: The Bold The Young And The Murdered. Come and see the latest production by St Paul’s & The Women’s College. Mummers guarantee BIG characters and BIGGER laughs in their re-creation of the best content daytime TV has to offer.
Tickets are available for purchase online at https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=441274&

All welcome

Wednesday 31 October, 12 noon – Senior Common Room

Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education with Dr Tim Robinsonthe Conveners of the Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education invite alumni, students and staff of the University of Sydney to join them at the next 2018 ‘History of University Life Seminar’. Dr Tim Robinson, The University Archivist, will discuss: ‘University Archives and the collective memory of an institution’.

RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 26 October so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au

Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge

Friday 19 October 2018 at 8 pm – College Chapel

Chapel Choir Concert: Northern Lights

The St Paul’s College Chapel Choir presents “Northern Lights”, an evening of fine music featuring the works of Biebl, Britten, Gjeilo, Handel, Mozart, Rutter and Victoria at 8pm on Friday 19 October.

The Chapel choir draws its members from the residential student community and recent alumni of St Paul’s College and The Women’s College at The University of Sydney.

This is the choir’s Semester 2 concert directed by David Drury, Director of Music at St Paul’s College with organist Titus Grenyer, organ scholar at St Andrew’s College.

All welcome – exit by donations

The concert will be followed by refreshments

For the poster click here

Monday 15 October, 11 am – College Chapel

Sydney International Women’s Club Choir

St Paul’s College again hosts the delightful voices of the Sydney Women’s International Club Choir who are giving a community concert in the College Chapel on Monday 15 October at 11am. Under the baton of Linda Shoostovian they are presenting a program of well-loved works spanning a range of musical genres from the Baroque to Pop. The international club choir enjoys its exploration of music from across the globe.

All welcome – this is a free event

For program details click here

Wednesday 3 October, 12 noon

The Reunion of 1955, 1956 and 1957 Freshers

Paulines of the mid 1950s are invited with their partners to attend the St Paul’s College 1955, 1956 and 1957 Fresher Reunion lunch.

The organising committee would be delighted if you would join them for a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with old friends on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 at 12.00 noon in the Junior Common Room.

The reunion will start with a tour of the old and new buildings with the Warden, Dr Don Markwell, drinks and cold canapes under the Cloisters followed by a two course lunch.

Inquiries and reservations – please down load, complete and send the invitation and form by clicking here.

Wednesday 26 September, 12 noon – Senior Common Room

Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education with Professor R Ian Jack – 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 next 2018 ‘History of University Life Seminar’. Professor R Ian Jack, Senior Fellow and Archivist, St Andrews College, will discuss: ‘The peculiar culture of a College History’ (with special reference to the existing studies of the Sydney University Colleges).

RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 21 September so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au

Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge

Wednesday 29 August, 12 noon – Senior Common Room

Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education with Dr Laura Ginters – 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 next 2018 ‘History of University Life Seminar’. Dr Laura Ginters, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Sydney, will discuss: ‘Agamemnon’ comes to the Antipodes: early drama at The University of Sydney.

RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 24 August so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au

Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge

Saturday 25 August, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

University and College Open Day

Please encourage prospective applicants to the College – for undergraduate or graduate places – to visit the College on the University of Sydney and St Paul’s College Open Day – Saturday 25 August, 10am to 4pm.

Open Day is an opportunity for everyone to see the College in operation and to inspect the new Ivan Head Building and to see Graduate House under construction. Open Day is a University-wide event that attracts many would-be tertiary students. A visit to St Paul’s will give prospective students a taste of College life.

This is a free event. Everyone is welcome!

Saturday 25 Aug, 10 am to 4 pm

More: Live and learn with us and Graduate House

Friday 3 August, 10.30 am

in the Junior Common Room

St Paul’s College Women’s Organisation Annual Bridge Day

The President and Committee invite you and your friends to join them at the Women’s Organisation annual bridge day. Lunch and refreshments will provided throughout the day.

Book now to secure a table of 4 to play with your friends or come on your own and be placed on one of the committee tables.

Junior Common Room, St Paul’s College

Friday 3 August 2018
Start Time – 10:30 am
$50.00 per player.

CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKET

For assistance with booking your ticket, please contact Hanja Bicknell on 0411 318 318.

Friday 20 July,

Saturday 21 July,

Friday 27 July and

Saturday 28 July

Victoriana! – St Paul’s College Union presents the 55th annual production of Victoriana! Arrive for sherry at 7.00 pm, dinner to be served at 7.30 pm sharp followed by fine entertainments with fireworks and carriages at Midnight. The incomparable Peter Cousens invites you to “Come into the Garden” and join him as he returns to Victoriana! as Master of Ceremonies, joined by a line up of stars of yesteryear and new cast members who will delight audiences young and old. For ticketing please click here.

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 and friends to the Semester 1 play on Thursday 7 (student night),  Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June.

The play, an important example of the ‘theatre of the absurd’, consists mainly of a series of meaningless conversations between two couples that eventually deteriorate into babbling. First produced in 1950,  Ionesco described it as an ‘antiplay’. Tickets on sale shortly.

Friday 8 June, 6.00 pm

The Junior Common Room, St Paul’s College

St Paul’s College Women’s Organisation – Winter cocktail Party

The President and Committee of the Women’s Organisation invite parents and friends of the College to the 2018 Winter Cocktail Party celebrating 91 years of the SPCWO.

Friday 8 June from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm in the Junior Common Room. Tickets are $55 each and available by clicking here.

Wednesday 30 May, 12 noon

Senior Common Room

Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education with Prof John Hearn – 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 next 2018 ‘History of University Life Seminar’. Professor John Hearn, Professor in the School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney, and Executive Director of the Worldwide Universities Network will discuss: Global and Local, Success and Failure in International University Partnerships.

RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 25 May so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au

Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge

For more information – click here

Wednesday 30 May, from 6.30 pm

TAG Grandstand, University No. 2 Oval

Rawson Cup Rugby – alumni and friends gathering

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 30 May. We are providing light food and drinks from 6.30 pm in a section of the TAG Family Foundation Grandstand. St Paul’s will play St Andrew’s at 7.30pm. Please rsvp if you are attending for catering purposes to Richard Morgan, Director of Community Development by email: community@stpauls.edu.au

Friday 25 May, 8.00 pm

in the College Chapel

Chapel Choir Concert

St Paul’s College Chapel Choir presents its Semester 1 Concert in the Chapel at the College at 8pm on Friday 25 May. Please join us for an evening of fine music featuring the works of Bach, Mendelssohn, Faure, Parry and Drury.

Click here for further information

Tuesday 22 May, 7.45 pm

The College Chapel

Commissioning Service – Members of the College and their families and friends are invited to a service for the Commissioning of Dr Donald Markwell as Head of College and Revd Antony Weiss as Chaplain by His Grace the Archbishop of Sydney, The Most Revd Dr Glenn Davies. The Service of Worship will be followed by a reception in the Junior Common Room.

RSVP essential to Richard Morgan, Director of Community Development, 02 9550 7472, 0412 016177, community@stpauls.edu.au

Wednesday 25 April, 10.00 am

College Chapel

ANZAC Commemoration Service – You are welcome to join the 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.

This year we welcome the Rev’d John Sanderson as our guest preacher. Fr John is the Senior Assistant Priest at Christ Church St Laurence where he has served since February 2014. Fr John was previously in the Australian Defence Force as an Army Chaplain where he served with the 3rd Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment, 1st Health Support Battalion and the 2nd Commando Regiment. He has undertaken operational deployments to East Timor, the Solomon Islands and twice to Afghanistan.  It was in Afghanistan that he was involved in the aftermath of the battle in which Corporal Baird, Australia’s 100th Victoria Cross recipient, was killed as he and other members of the 2nd Commando Regiment assaulted an insurgent-held compound in Afghanistan’s Khod Valley on 22nd June, 2013.

Wednesday 2 May, 12.00 noon

Senior Common Room

Sydney Research Seminar in Higher Education with Prof Stephen Garton – 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’. Stephen Garton is Professor of History and Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Sydney and will discuss: The Future of Higher Education in Australia – Challenges for the 21st Century University 

RSVP to Deryck Schreuder by Friday 27 April so we can confirm catering arrangements—seating is limited.  deryck@schreuder.com.au

Sandwich lunch provided – free of charge