Campion, Santamaria and Pell: Gerard Henderson gives end-of-semester address

June 28th, 2022

Author and and columnist Gerard Henderson gave last Thursday’s St Edmund Campion end-of-semester address. The Sydney Institute director gave an entertaining and interesting speech on anti-Catholic sectarianism in Australia, speaking from personal experience as the child of a Protestant father and Catholic mother. Dr Henderson focussed on several examples of sectarianism, from Irish Melbourne Archbishop […]

Former Campion Chairman awarded in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

June 14th, 2022

Campion College board member and former Chairman Joseph de Bruyn was awarded the title AO in yesterday’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Mr de Bruyn served as Chairman of the Campion Institute Board for 17 years, officiating at every graduation ceremony until 2021, after stepping down as Chairman but remaining on the Board. Mr de Bruyn, […]

Campion to offer Honours course in 2023

June 9th, 2022

Campion College has added a major boost to its academic program with the establishment of an Honours course. Today we are happy to announce we have received accreditation to teach the course Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts (Honours), allowing current students to extend their degree by a fourth year, while opening the door for […]

Minister: ‘important to know history to be able to deal with the present’

June 8th, 2022

Campion welcomed MP Alister Henskens to speak at formal hall last week on his experience as a lawyer and a politician. Mr Henskens, NSW Minister for Skills and Training as well as Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology, started off his career as a lawyer but spoke about his two great loves at university: philosophy […]

‘Failure motivates me’: army lieutenant and Campion alum shares wisdom

May 26th, 2022

Lt Brendan Smith returned to his alma mater to speak to students about his military career since graduating from Campion in 2013. One overarching theme that came through Brendan’s Formal Hall talk was the importance of failure. He tried and failed several times to get into a sniper course, or to achieve the rank of […]

Campion lecturer Stephen Chavura writes on Christian influence on universities

May 24th, 2022

Campion lecturer Stephen Chavura has written about Christianity’s contribution to universities in the new book, Christianity Matters in these Troubled Times. Edited by Kevin Donnelly, Christianity Matters looks at the myriad ways Christianity has influenced or directly contributed to life in Australia and the Western world, in health, education, welfare, literature, music and the arts. Dr Stephen […]

Parramatta Professionals Forum hosts bestselling author Ruben Quezada

May 24th, 2022

On Friday 20 May the Parramatta Professional group hosted Ruben Quezada at Baba Ghanouj Parramatta. He spoke about Religious Freedom, covering his novel and film, The Persecution of the Catholic Church in Mexico in the 1920s, focussing on the message, “love is the way to the human heart”. Ruben Quezada is also the author of […]

Campion launches Early Offer Admission Scheme

May 19th, 2022

Students in their final year of school are encouraged to secure their place at Campion College in 2023 by starting the enrolment process now with the Early Offer Scheme. Year 12 students and non-high school leavers who apply for the scheme will be automatically considered for a first semester scholarship, receive priority allocation for on-campus […]

‘Educating the whole person’ – Campion president talks Liberal Arts on podcast

April 8th, 2022

Campion president Paul Morrissey joined the Robert Menzies Institute’ Afternoon Light podcast to talk about the liberal arts. The introductory page says the following: Robert Menzies was a firm believer in the value of a broad liberal education. The Menzies Government reinvigorated and greatly expanded Australia’s university system through both the implementation of the Murray Report […]

Campion graduate behind new magazine ‘Mathilde’

March 22nd, 2022

Ellen McCumstie is one of five women behind the creation of Mathilde, a new magazine for women. The Melbourne-based alumna graduated from Campion in 2015, where she embarked on her training as a registered nurse. We recently got in touch with Ellen about her role in the creation of Mathilde, which launched in November 2021: […]