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Carol Service

1 week ago

Sunday 1 December , 7 pm – Chapel Alumni, parents and friends are invited to join the College carols service as we celebrate the end of the academic year, and the beginning of the festive season.   The Carol Service will be followed by supper in the Junior Common Room Your

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Grisp mentor program continues to grow

1 week 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

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Inaugural Outreach Dinner a huge success

1 week 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

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Remembrance Day Service

1 week ago

Monday 11 November, 10.30 am – College Chapel 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

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The Reverend Dr Ed Loane appointed the 12th Warden of St Paul’s College

3 weeks ago

The St Paul’s College Council is delighted to announce the appointment of the Rev Dr Ed Loane as the 12th Warden of St Paul’s College.  Following an extensive and thorough search, which yielded many high quality applications, we have found the right candidate to lead this exciting next chapter at

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Mummers’ play – Funny Money – 7, 8 & 9 November

1 month ago

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. Ticket sales and more information available here soon.

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Chapel Choir concert

1 month ago

Friday 1 November, 8.00 pm – Chapel 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

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1999 Freshers 20 Year Reunion

1 month ago

Saturday 19 October, 6.30 pm – Hall 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 m on Friday 1

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Choral Eucharist

1 month ago

Thursday 17 October, 7.30 pm – Chapel 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

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Graduate House scholarship winners say “thank you” for life-changing opportunity

1 month ago

Yet more students whose membership of St Paul’s College, including Graduate House, has been made possible by scholarships and bursaries have been thanking their donors for these life-changing opportunities. The last e-news reported on the many undergraduate scholarship and bursary winners who have written letters of thanks. This month we

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Grisp mentoring program delivers for students

1 month ago

Old Paulines mentoring current students brings a direct gain which is being realised through the St Paul’s College Union Grisp initiative. A successful pilot during the 2018/19 summer break has led to an expanded program in 2019.  Present students meet and share scholarly progress and life experiences with alumni providing effective

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Robert Albert’s portrait hung, marking 20th anniversary of Albert Wing

1 month ago

The College has celebrated the 20thanniversary of the official opening of the Albert Wing with the hanging of a portrait in Hall of Robert Otto Albert AO RFD RD, the College’s most generous benefactor in living memory.  The portrait of Robert Albert hangs near the High Table adjacent to the

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Thomas Sutcliffe Mort – largest 19th century benefactor to help found the College

1 month ago

A photographic portrait of the 19thcentury benefactor and one of the early Fellows of the College, Thomas Sutcliffe Mort, now hangs proudly in the Senior Common Room – thanks to the recent generous donation of the picture by David and Clarissa Mort. In the mid-1850s subscription to fund the creation

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St Paul’s students boost Legacy fundraising – a highlight of a vibrant semester

1 month ago

The involvement of over 100 St Paul’s undergraduates in helping to boost fundraising for Legacy in the Sydney CBD and highly entertaining Graduate House theatrical performances are some of the highlights of a vibrant semester so far at College. During Legacy week, at the start of September, over 100 of our

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College community thanks Dr Markwell

1 month ago

The Warden’s close and effective work with student leaders to improve the College was among the aspects of his leadership that were highlighted at the recent farewell dinner for Dr Markwell. In a moving speech of thanks at the dinner in Hall on 19 September, the Senior Student, Mr Max

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Justice Andrew Bell speaks on the Judge who never sat

1 month ago

St Paul’s College was thrilled to welcome back Old Pauline and recently appointed President of the NSW Court of Appeal, Justice Andrew Bell, for our annual Law Faculty Dinner, where he gave an engaging presentation on another distinguished Pauline and the only High Court appointee never to sit on the

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OUR CHAPEL ORGAN TO SING AGAIN AFTER REFURBISHMENT

2 months ago

Thanks to the continued generosity of Robert Albert, the College Chapel organ is currently being fully refurbished in time for the annual Carol Service in early December. The St Paul’s College Chapel pipe organ was built in 1971 by the Dutch firm of Flentrop and made possible by the generosity

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Scholarship winners say “thank you” for life-changing opportunities

2 months ago

The many students at St Paul’s who have received scholarships to support their living and learning in College have been writing to donors of their scholarships to express their gratitude for this life-changing opportunity. This year, the College has awarded scholarships – principally on the basis of academic merit and

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Semester two in full swing at St Paul’s

2 months ago

The start of semester has been full of positive energy in both the undergraduate and Graduate House communities at St Paul’s. New undergraduate and postgraduate students have been welcomed, including many from around the world – with new students drawn from Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy,

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College thanks the Hon Rob Stokes MP and Mr Jihad Dib MP

2 months ago

Over recent months, the College has hosted both the Hon Rob Stokes MP and Mr Jihad Dib MP at dinner to thank them for their bipartisan work that resulted in the St Paul’s College Act of 2018 – the first new legislation for St Paul’s College governance since 1857. The St

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

3 months ago

Victoriana! 2019 – Book now 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

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Thank-you Dinner and Service for the Warden

3 months ago

All are welcome to join the students for Dinner in Hall followed by a chapel service to thank and farewell Dr Donald Markwell, Eleventh Warden of the College. Pre-dinner drinks in the Cloisters at 6.00 pm followed by dinner in Hall at 6.30 pm. Choral Evensong follows at 7.45 pm

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31 August – University of Sydney and College Open Day

3 months ago

Come and see St Paul’s at the University of Sydney and College Open Day on 31 August. The College will have a full programme of activities running from 9am-4pm. The full programme can be found here.

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

4 months 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

4 months 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.

Support the College with your annual gift

5 months 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

5 months 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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Lloyd Waddy Dinner

College community thanks Lloyd Waddy for eminent service to St Paul’s

5 months ago

On 30 May 2019, the College community came together to celebrate the eminent contribution of the Hon Lloyd Waddy AM RFD QC to St Paul’s as a Fellow of the College for nearly half a century. In a speech of welcome, the Warden, Dr Don Markwell, expressed the College’s profound

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31 May – SPCWO ‘Welcome to Winter’ Party

6 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

6 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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