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Campion College and re-enchanting the culture

Campion College and re-enchanting the culture

In his Occasional Address at the Campion College graduation ceremony on Wednesday 15 December, journalist and author Greg Sheridan described the liberal arts college’s mission as nothing less than...

Campion Graduation photos now available

Campion Graduation photos now available

Campion celebrated its 14th graduation ceremony on Wednesday 15th December at St Patrick's Cathedral, Parramatta. Mass was celebrated by Bishop of Broken Bay, Most Rev Anthony Randazzo, and the...

Nation’s first Liberal Arts college set to grow

Nation’s first Liberal Arts college set to grow

The below article was published in The Catholic Weekly on 5 November 2021: Marilyn Rodrigues Australia’s pioneer Liberal arts college is set to grow, with the recent launch of the first stage of...

Campion contributes to new book on Faith and Reason

Campion contributes to new book on Faith and Reason

Campion President Paul Morrissey has written a chapter of the new book, Faith and Reason: Vistas and Horizons. The collection of theological and philosophical reflections was edited by Nigel...

Campion Debating win featured in Catholic Weekly

Campion Debating win featured in Catholic Weekly

Campion's win over Macquarie University in last week's Archbishop's Debating Cup grand final has been featured in this week's edition of the Catholic Weekly: Campion College has scored a narrow...

Campion WINS Archbishop’s Debating Cup

Campion WINS Archbishop’s Debating Cup

  Campion College has dethroned reigning champion Macquarie University to take the prize in the 2021 Archbishop's Debating Cup. There were smiles all round last night as Sydney Archbishop Rev....

Campion obtains GK Chesterton original signed books

Campion obtains GK Chesterton original signed books

Keziah Van AardtCollege Librarian There is something elusively compelling about a book that is signed by its author. A handwritten signature is a very individual, personal touch on a printed book...

What actually is a Catholic education?

What actually is a Catholic education?

The below article was written by Campion graduate Christian Bergmann for Melbourne Catholic. View the full article here. On the agenda for the Plenary Council is the topic of Catholic education in...

Campion President named adviser on Plenary Council

Campion President named adviser on Plenary Council

Dr Paul Morrissey has been appointed as an adviser to the Fifth Australian Plenary Council from next month. The council, which will take place in two assemblies over the next 12 months, will cover a...

Work begins on $18.5m Campion building expansion

Work begins on $18.5m Campion building expansion

  Australia’s premier Liberal Arts college is about to undergo a significant building expansion after the first shovels were laid into the earth today. The $18.5 million project will see a new...

Anna Thérèse: pursuing music after Campion

Anna Thérèse: pursuing music after Campion

Anna has been pursuing a musical career after graduating from Campion in 2019, and recently won the Songwriters' on the Rocks live music competition in Sydney. We chatted with her about what this...

Dr Stephen Chavura joins podcast on cancel culture

Dr Stephen Chavura joins podcast on cancel culture

Dr Stephen Chavura has joined a round table discussion on cancel culture in Australia in a Menzies Research Centre podcast. Hosted by MRC Executive Director Nick Cater, Dr Chavura was joined by...

Anna Harrison: From Campion to YMT

Anna Harrison: From Campion to YMT

Anna Harrison, Class of 2019, has had a busy two years since completing her studies at Campion. Shortly after finishing her final exams, the Wollongong local surpised family and friends with the...

What is the Purpose of our Universities?

What is the Purpose of our Universities?

Paul MorrisseyCampion College President Australia’s universities need to spend less time focussing on research and international students, and more time improving and safeguarding the educational...

Campion gets shout out in The Australian editorial

Campion gets shout out in The Australian editorial

Campion College was mentioned as a specialist college in an editorial in The Australian over the weekend. In commenting on Federal Education Minister Alan Tudge's remarks on the need for...

Double Summer Programs back on at Campion

Double Summer Programs back on at Campion

Campion has rounded up two weeks of back-to-back Summer Programs in a welcome change following the turbulence and uncertainty of 2020. The four-day events gave dozens of high school students and...

Campion alum published in Theological Journal

Campion alum published in Theological Journal

A Campion alum has had an article published in the latest issue of the Journal of Theological Studies. In ‘Untangled Branches: The Edenic Tree(s) and the Multivocal WAW,’ Mark Makowiecki - who...

Campion Musical Director awarded Papal Knighthood

Campion Musical Director awarded Papal Knighthood

Campion Musical Director Bernard Kirkpatrick was given the great honour of receiving a Papal Knighthood to the Order of St Sylvester for his contribution to sacred music in Australia. Mr Kirkpatrick...

Campion praised on podcast

Campion praised on podcast

Campion got a shout-out during a discussion on the state of Australian universities on the Young IPA's Generation Liberty video podcast with journalist and author Greg Sheridan. During a discussion...

Who was Jesus? writes Dr Paul Morrissey

Who was Jesus? writes Dr Paul Morrissey

A recent national survey in the US focussing on the beliefs of Christians has garnered some media attention. As a theologian, I was particularly interested in one of the survey questions: “Is Jesus...

Honorary Fellow Giles Auty dies

Honorary Fellow Giles Auty dies

Campion College Australia expresses its sadness at the sudden passing of honorary Campion Fellow Giles Auty. Mr Auty, an art critic and journalist, gave the St Edmund Campion speech in 2009 and...

Fr Paul Stenhouse honoured in tribute book

Fr Paul Stenhouse honoured in tribute book

Within a year of his death in November 2019, Fr Paul Stenhouse MSC, the long-time editor of Annals, has been honoured in a special book of tributes. Paul Stenhouse: A Distinctive and Distinguished...

Campion academics discuss Great Books of the West

Campion academics discuss Great Books of the West

Two of Campion's current academics recently sat down with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation for a video series called 'The Great Books of the Western Canon'. Hosted by Campion's former...

Why the Humanities Matter – by a Campion alum

Why the Humanities Matter – by a Campion alum

Campion alumna Anna Hitchings has written a strong defence of the study of the humanities and the arts for Catholic Voice, the Canberra-Goulburn Archdiocese's newspaper. In it she explains how her...

Four Campion students featured in news

Four Campion students featured in news

Four of Campion's current and former students made headlines this week, with articles appearing in three publications. On Sunday, the Spectator magazine published an article by alumna Fenelle...

Hope in a time of pandemic

Hope in a time of pandemic

Campion president Dr Paul Morrissey has written an uplifting peace on maintaining hope during the Coronavirus lockdown in the latest edition of The Catholic Weekly: Hope is indeed a good thing and...

Campion president instructs youth ministers

Campion president instructs youth ministers

"Who is God for you?" This is how Campion President Paul Morrissey addressed the Youth Ministry Masterclass, held at Campion by Catholic Youth Parramatta last month. Dr Morrissey was the keynote...

Campion to livestream daily Mass

Campion to livestream daily Mass

Campion College will be livestreaming daily Mass from today via its Chaplaincy Facebook page. Since Monday's closure of public church services and Campion's decision to move to online classes, the...

COVID-19: Further update from Campion President

COVID-19: Further update from Campion President

Update from Campion President Paul Morrissey regarding Covid-19 23 March 2020 In consideration of the widespread shutdown of businesses, churches and other institutions announced last night by the...

Campion update on Coronavirus

Letter from the President regarding COVID-1918 March 2020 In light of recent announcements regarding public health and COVID-19, I am writing to inform you of the measures Campion College has taken...

Was Shakespeare a Catholic? Campion grad gives talk

Was Shakespeare a Catholic? Campion grad gives talk

Angela Schumann speaking at Campion's Shakespeare & Popular Culture Conference in 2019.   Campion graduate and Shakespeare scholar Angela Schumann delivered a compelling and comedic talk on...

Campion graduate featured in The Record

Campion graduate featured in The Record

Campion graduate Francesca McGinnity was recently featured in The Record, the official publication of the Archdiocese of Perth. In the article, she discusses how the opportunity to study philosophy...