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Library in Focus: Classical texts at Campion

Library in Focus: Classical texts at Campion

Keziah Van AardtCollege Librarian Walking through the library, one’s eye is caught by the rows of little red and green volumes flanking the door to the study space and special collections at the...

Theatre Society back bigger and better this year

Theatre Society back bigger and better this year

I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being. Oscar Wilde The Campion...

Campion Student Association line up events for 2021

Campion Student Association line up events for 2021

Campion College Student Association Executive Team: (L-R) President Campbell Evans, Secretary Sophia Shogren and Treasurer Cate Meese. Campus life will get a fresh start in 2021, with an array of...

Students begin the year with Retreat

Students begin the year with Retreat

Campion's annual student retreat took place over the weekend at the Benedict XVI Retreat Centre in Grose Vale, northwest of Sydney. Just over half the student body attended the retreat, which...

Students foster active listening in R U OK workshop

Students foster active listening in R U OK workshop

On Wednesday the 10th of March, resident counselor Scott Carrol and Campion College Student Association President Campbell Evans ran a lunchtime workshop equipping students with the processes and...

See photos from O-Week 2021

See photos from O-Week 2021

O-Week 2021 wrapped up on Friday after five days of activities, seminars, introductions, outings and more. The action-packed week, organised by Campion Student Life Officer Sister M. Luka together...

Library in Focus: The World of Edmund Campion

Library in Focus: The World of Edmund Campion

The Campion library’s special collection, the 'World of Edmund Campion' contains over 700 volumes covering the period of Recusant Catholicism from the Reformation up to the mid-19th century. The...

Summer 2021 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

Summer 2021 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

The Summer 2021 edition of Campion’s quarterly newsletter, Campion’s Brag, is now available to read online. In this edition, we look back at our 2020 Graduation Ceremony, reflect on the Summer...

No overseas travel? Consider a gap year at Campion

No overseas travel? Consider a gap year at Campion

With 2021 shaping up to be another year of limited or no international travel, it can be tempting to give up on gap year plans altogether. But what if your gap year didn't have to be spent living at...

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...

Students inspired to run for injured friend

Students inspired to run for injured friend

A group of Campion students took part in the Three Bridges run in Parramatta on the weekend for their friend and fellow student April, who suffered a paralysis earlier this year due to a tumour...

Registration now open for Summer Program 2021

Registration now open for Summer Program 2021

Spread the word... registration for Summer Program is now open! In 2021 we are offering two programs: Tuesday 5 - Friday 8 January Tuesday 12 - Friday 15 January Both programs will follow an...

Spring 2020 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

Spring 2020 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

The Spring 2020 edition of Campion's quarterly newsletter, Campion's Brag, is now available to read online.  In this edition, we’re excited to announce details of our upcoming Summer Program, to be...

Theatre Society puts on a big show

Theatre Society puts on a big show

By Andrew MurphyCampion Theatre Society Secretary Last Friday, the Campion Theatre Society put on a skit night - our first and only event for 2020. While the event was meant to take place in...

Students invited to consider their vocation

Students invited to consider their vocation

  By Kate FanningChaplaincy Coordinator Campion students were treated last night to a vocational discernment evening, during which they were invited to consider which vocation God might be...

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...

More than half of student body achieves top grades

More than half of student body achieves top grades

An impressive 51 per cent of Campion students were awarded for receiving high distinction- and distinction-average marks last semester. The Dean's Merit List awards were handed out during an...

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...

Alumni share wisdom with students

Alumni share wisdom with students

On 15 September five alumni gathered online to share the wisdom of their experience since leaving Campion. Students gathered on campus to hear the alumni cover teaching, music therapy, marketing,...

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...

Debating kicks off at Campion again

Debating kicks off at Campion again

Last Thursday we had a fiery debate to kick start debating back on campus! The debate was was a joint event between the Campion Debating and Generation Liberty societies, the latter aiming to...

Campion hosts Career Night with Alumni

Campion hosts Career Night with Alumni

On Wednesday 19th August, Campion College held its first Career Night with Alumni for 2020. While students and staff gathered in the St Edmund Campion Building Lecture Theatre, alumni presenters...

Winter 2020 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

Winter 2020 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

The Winter 2020 edition of Campion's quarterly newsletter, Campion's Brag, is now available to read online. In this edition, read a defence of the humanities and why they're worthwhile studying,...

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...

Autumn 2020 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

Autumn 2020 edition of Campion’s Brag now online

The Autumn 2020 edition of Campion’s Brag is now available. This edition features a message from our president about the changes to the college in view of COVID-19, an article on our Bachelor of...

2019 Noreen Mavis Daley Poetry Prize Winner Announced

2019 Noreen Mavis Daley Poetry Prize Winner Announced

The Noreen Mavis Daley Poetry Prize was endowed by the late Royston Porthouse in memory of his mother. The prize is open to all students currently enrolled in a Campion program of study. Entrants...

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...

Bishop celebrates Campion matriculation

Bishop celebrates Campion matriculation

 Campion College welcomed 41 new students yesterday at its 15th matriculation, which began with Mass celebrated by Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes, the Most Reverend Columba Macbeth-Green.  President Dr...