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Thank you for your donation and helping make a difference

09 February 2017

We sincerely thank all those who gave so generously to St Mark’s College in 2016. We were honoured that over 50 Old Collegians and friends of St Mark’s were able to join us this week in the Master’s Garden to celebrate the difference they have made to the lives of our students and the future of the College. The Master, …

The winner is … ‘Walk for Life’!

24 January 2017

Congratulations to Dr Angela Evans (alumna 1982-1984), ‘Walk for Life’ Ambassador and her colleagues for winning the notable “2016 BMJ South Asia Healthcare Award for Excellence in the Delivery of Primary Care” in New Delhi recently. Angela and her colleagues have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to making a difference to the many children affected by club foot every year. Since 2009 Walk …

Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for Tim Eastwood

23 January 2017

Assistant Dean of Studies, Tim Eastwood recently received an Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide, Dr Bob Hill. Tim, originally from Kaniva in rural Victoria is now in his fourth year of a Bachelor of Agricultural Science and Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Adelaide.  Tim’s achievement …

Global internship opportunity for student Sam Oxford

11 January 2017

Bravo Sam Oxford! Third year student Sam Oxford is one of only two Flinders University students to have been awarded a two-month internship in Italy working with Fincantieri, one of three shipbuilders short-listed to bid for the $35 billion frigate project for the Australian Navy. We wish Sam well for this opportunity of a lifetime, Saluti! http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/business/italian-frigate-bidder-fincantieri-signs-flinders-uni-deal/news-story/1ba312e26073a5e29b8913311339d965    

New Appointment – Dean of Studies

10 January 2017

I am delighted to announce that Mr Ashley Files LLB (Flinders) has been appointed to the newly created position of Dean of Studies. Ashley demonstrates the qualities of an effective Dean of Studies.  He has the ability to establish strong networks both within the university and wider community, and has a clear understanding of tertiary students gained through his work …

In celebration of the year that was!

22 November 2016

Final Dinner is always an emotional and fitting celebration of the diversity and talents of our College community. The Final Service for 2016, held in St Peter’s Cathedral, provided an opportunity for reflection, particularly for those who were moving out at the end of the year, many into the workforce for the first time. The College Chaplain, Rev’d Grant Moore, …

A commitment to excellence

18 October 2016

St Mark’s College is committed to excellence in all that we do and recognising excellence in others for their academic achievements or contributions within the St Mark’s or broader community. The presentation of scholarships, prizes, grants and bursaries to over 30% of St Mark’s students each year is testament to this commitment which also provides financial support to those in …

Using Lean Principles to learn about Start Ups

12 September 2016

Budding entrepreneurs at St Mark’s spent three hours with Lean expert Bruno Pešec from Norway, and Alister Lee, learning about the principles of Lean last week.  By playing the Lean Board game, which is competitive and fun, students were able to learn the core lean start up principles such as the importance of uncovering what customers really want before setting out …

Firing up the BBQ in the name of charity

12 September 2016

Throughout the year the College’s Sodexo chef, Colum, holds cooking classes in association with the Charitable Foundation. With themed nights including brunch, Italian and burger night, these classes provided not only a relief from study, but life skills through food preparation and nutrition. By gold coin donation, these classes raised funds to buy ingredients used to cook a meal for …

Parents and friends join in the fun

08 September 2016

The Master and Dean hosted the inaugural parents’ dinner on the College’s Open Day weekend, which attracted over 60 parents and friends who travelled from rural and metropolitan areas across Australia. The President of the College Club, Ms Heidi Hutchesson spoke about her own College experiences and how they have helped her to continue to develop personally and to further …

A diverse crew sailing the high seas

06 September 2016

Photo: Harry Cator of the Jubilee Sailing Trust (2nd from left) with St Mark’s students (L-R) Henry Hole, Alex Makarowsky, Brandon Swain, Will McLachlan, Joe Cavanagh “The Jubilee Sailing Trust provides an unparalleled insight and opportunity into how disabled and able-bodied people can live and work together side-by-side in some of the most challenging and thrilling of circumstances” said Alex …

The application of maths in modern society

02 September 2016

Port’n’Talks provide a unique opportunity for College students to hear from distinguished speakers on just about any topic. From Governors to business leaders, politicians to scientists, there is always an interesting topic to spark curiosity. Last night was no different when Dr Lewis Mitchell, an applied mathematician from the University of Adelaide, presented his recent research data using mathematics to …