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Australia Day Honours

27 January 2016

We warmly congratulate Dr Craig Mudge on being made a Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), South Australia’s only recipient for the second highest honour in the Australia Day Awards. He received the award for his “distinguished service to science, particularly through pioneering initiatives in the information technology sector, as a researcher and author, and as a mentor of …

Vale Dr the Hon John Charles Bannon AO

15 December 2015

Dr the Hon John Charles Bannon AO Born in Bendigo, Victoria, 7 May 1943. Died in Adelaide, South Australia, 13 December 2015 The St Mark’s College community is deeply saddened by the loss of its seventh Master who was a major figure in the life and history of the College. John Bannon’s leadership of St Mark’s was a manifestation of …

Raising a glass to the first 39 years of College

05 December 2015

Celebrating its 90th birthday in March, the College experienced a number of momentous milestones throughout the year. Another of these was the annual 50 Year Club luncheon, welcoming back those who were at College over 50 years ago. On November 27th, the Master welcomed 35 collegians and their partners to the College, some of whom had not been back for …

Sydney Reunion

16 November 2015

The Master and Honorary Fellow Bruce Debelle AO QC travelled interstate to host reunion functions in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. It was wonderful to reconnect with a number of Old Collegians and discuss plans for the upcoming Greening Project. To ensure you receive details of future interstate reunion functions, please update your details via the Alumni Reconnect page. Pictures: Renato Canuto

Committee 2016

04 November 2015

At its FGM, the College Club elected their Committee for 2016. Congratulations to the following students who will take on student leadership roles; [table] Position,Student,Home,Course,Year in College President,Heidi Hutchesson,PENOLA SA,USA: Occupational Therapy,4th year Secretary,Megan Casey,GLADSTONE SA,USA: Bachelor of Communication,3rd year Treasurer,Jessica Medaglia,DARETON NSW,UA: Bachelor of Commerce,3rd year Female Sports Officer,Gabi Parker,DARWIN NT,UA: Bachelor of Finance,3rd year Male Sports Officer,Benjamin Massey,MILDURA …

One final celebration for 2015

03 November 2015

Final Dinner is always a fantastic celebration of the diversity and talents of our College community. The Final Service, held in St Peter’s Cathedral, provided an opportunity for reflection, particularly for those who are leaving St Mark’s this year. The College Chaplain, Rev’d Grant Moore, delivered his poignant sermon on the transition we all inevitably go through at various stages …

Scholarships reward success in all areas of College

15 October 2015

Thirty-four College scholarships were awarded at the semester two Scholarships Ceremony held on Wednesday 14th October 2015. The College holds two ceremonies each year to recognise students for their contribution to the College, academic success or to support their application for financial assistance. Importantly, scholarship ceremonies provide an opportunity to acknowledge the incredible generosity of our donors and supporters dating …

Port ‘n’ Talk

12 August 2015

Time to Show Adelaide to the World This was the message from the The Hon. Mr Martin Haese, Lord Mayor of Adelaide in addressing a full Ballroom of St Mark’s students on Monday 10th August. In an engaging presentation Mr Haese spoke of the importance of international connections for the city and how education and tourism were key to success …

2015 Open Day

23 July 2015

  St Mark’s College will be open to all prospective students and their families on Sunday 16th August from 10am – 5pm. With tours by current students all day, and a shuttle bus from the universities – Open Day is an ideal opportunity to see what College life is all about! Free BBQ lunch from 12.30pm. More Information

Prestigious C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship presented to outstanding St Mark’s student

27 May 2015

St Mark’s hosted the C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship presentation this morning, Wednesday 27th May 2015. Former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Hawker family member the Hon David Hawker AO presented five young Charles Hawker Scholars from all over Australia with their scholarship certificates. One of the new scholars, Alexander Makarowsky is a resident at St Mark’s and studying a …

It’s all about attitude!

26 May 2015

The Port ‘n’ talk last night was well attended by a predominantly engineering cohort to hear Santos representatives Helena Wu and Jane Norman provide an insight into their own careers and provide an introduction to the oil and gas industry for the non-engineering students in the audience. A Senior Reservoir Engineer at Santos, Helena introduced us to some basic engineering …

An inspiring night of musical talent

12 May 2015

“Music is the strongest form of Magic” (Marilyn Manson) and a range of talented St Mark’s musicians displayed some magical moments at last night’s Arts evening. George Glass Productions opened the show with one of their pieces from the satirical Abbott! the Musical.  The new band members Will Treacy, Ben Fox, Jason Geddie and Andrew Casey provided a new dimension …