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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Students take a break from study for talent night

October 18th, 2022

In the midst of major essays and end-of-semester assignments, Campion students put down pens and closed laptops for a few hours over the weekend to perform at a Talent Night. Students gathered for a barbecue on the front lawn on Saturday evening, before getting comfy on chairs and picnic rugs to watch the performances. Campion […]

Bakers Delight Co-Founder Lesley Gillespie shares wisdom: ‘I delight in the success of others’

October 14th, 2022

Campion hosted the founders of Australian franchise Bakers Delight, Lesley and Roger Gillespie, at Formal Hall last night. Lesley, who is Co-Founder and Director of the now-multinational behemoth franchise, gave an engaging and fascinating look into how she and her husband began the business and dealt with both success and failure. One piece of wisdom […]

Campion just misses out on making semifinals of Cardinal’s Cup intervarsity soccer competition

October 6th, 2022

Ambrose Doodeman Campion Sports Rep Campion College faced off against eight other universities and seminaries in the Cardinal’s Cup indoor soccer competition at the University of Sydney last Saturday, 1 October. Placed in a group with University of Technology Sydney and University of NSW, Campion was victorious in the group stage after having beaten UNSW […]

Campion Ball makes a big comeback

September 14th, 2022

The Campion College Ball returned for the first time in two years with a bang – drawing in the biggest crowd in the ball’s history. Over 300 guests descended on the Western Sydney campus on Saturday 10 September, coming from as far afield as Western Australia, Tasmania and South Australia, as well as closer to […]