Campion wraps up academic year with last ‘Réveillon’ in dining hall

November 30th, 2022

It was both a joyous and a somewhat sad affair as Campion students and staff celebrated their final Réveillon’ dinner in the dining hall. From next year, the annual Christmas feast marking the end of the academic year at Campion will be held in the new ‘Grand Dining Hall’ in the Academic Centre, which will […]

‘The only decent history degree in Australia is Campion’: Dr Bella d’Abrera

November 28th, 2022

Campion’s Liberal Arts degree received two great shout-outs on Sky News yesterday. While discussing the state of history degrees in Australian universities on the ‘Outsiders’ panel, Dr Bella d’Abrera said Campion provided the “only decent history” course in the country. Dr d’Abrera, who directs the Institute of Public Affairs’ Foundations of Western Civilisation Program, has […]

Theatre Society performs Nativity play for local school students

November 25th, 2022

The Campion Theatre Society took some time off from exams to perform a Nativity play for a local school. All scripture students from Metella Road Public School in Toongabbie were gathered to watch the performance, in which the CTS members acted out the parts while CTS president Abbey Pereira read out passages from the Gospels […]

Campion reveals stunning stained-glass artwork for new academic wing

November 24th, 2022

When Campion College approached Sr Josephine Marie to design a stained-glass window skylight for its new library, no-one really knew what they were taking on. What was initially thought to be several weeks’ work transformed into a year-long project, producing a magnificent achievement in Christian-inspired artistry, combining the traditional artform with modern means of production. […]

Spring 2022 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

November 17th, 2022

The spring 2022 edition of Campion’s quarterly newsletter, Campion’s Brag, is now available to read online. In this edition, we give new details about an original stained-glass window skylight planned for our new library, as well as a breakdown of esteemed Catholic author Mary Eberstadt’s recent lecture, ‘How the West Really Lost God’, hosted by […]

The place of the virtues in Classical Education

November 14th, 2022

Dr Paul Morrissey Campion College President As current education debates centre on falling standards and teacher education, it is heartening to see an increased interest in classical education. The current focus in our school curriculum is piecemeal and too often caught up in ideology. It lacks coherence and a telos (an end, a purpose), and is unmoored from tradition. Classical, […]

Students relax and get some sun ahead of exams

November 14th, 2022

Students took a break from exam prep and headed to Lane Cove National Park last week for some exercise and a barbecue. New Student Life Coordinator Tony Mattar organised the day, which began with breakfast on campus before everyone packed into buses and cars to drive to the national park. Students, led by Tony, enjoyed […]

Students celebrate end of academic year with outdoor concert ‘Splendour on the Lawn’

November 10th, 2022

Campion students celebrated their final week of classes by hosting outdoor concert ‘Splendour on the Lawn’ for the first time in three years. Several bands performed throughout the afternoon and evening on Saturday, including alumni group, the Jam Drops – which played at the last Splendour event – and current student band, Flawed Ontology. External […]

Theatre Society performs ‘Pygmalion’

November 9th, 2022

The Campion Theatre Society paused study for a night to put on a performance of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. The student performance played to a full house at the St Anthony of Padua church hall in Toongabbie on Sunday 6 November. The all-student cast and crew put the one-night show together, starring first-year Niamh Horsfall as […]

Students challenged to make ‘impromptu speech’ at public speaking competition

November 3rd, 2022

Students who took part in Campion’s annual public speaking competition this week were challenged to not only present a prepared speech, but to make an impromptu one as well. Organised by President of Debating and Public Speaking Deon Testore, the competition required participants to prepare a six-minute speech on one of two topics: ‘Proselytism is […]