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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 …

Applications for 2017 C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships open 5 December 2016

29 August 2016

The 2017 C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships open on Monday 5th December and will close on Friday 6th January 2017. The C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship is one of the most generous privately funded scholarships available to undergraduate and post-graduate students in Australia. Each residential scholarship is valued at up to $60,000 over 3 years. Information about the C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship and an application form …

‘The College Green’ – 2015 Annual Giving project completed

21 April 2016

  An enormous thank you to our generous supporters of last year’s St Mark’s College Annual Giving campaign ‘Greening of the College’. The old bitumen car park in the North West corner has been transformed into ‘The College Green’, an accessible and visually pleasing space for students to enjoy.  This unique circular green space, using locally sourced stone from Basket …

New Director of Development and Marketing

15 March 2016

The College extends a warm welcome to Sarah Hampel as the new Director of Development and Marketing.   Sarah will join our senior leadership team and have responsibility for development, community and alumni engagement, philanthropy, communications and marketing. Sarah’s role will see her engaged directly with our Foundation and Collegians’ Association as well as current students. Originally from the Barossa Valley, …

A virtual reality comes to life

12 February 2016

Our alumni are doing amazing things, and we have recently worked with Collegian Alex Tolson (alumnus 2011 – 2013) from Lateral Vision to create a virtual tour of the College, linked to Google Street View. Now when you come across the College on Google you will be able to take a step inside and have a look around. This feature …

A special thank you

06 February 2016

Just over sixty collegians and friends attended the Foundation’s annual Donor function in the Master’s Garden on Thursday 4th February. Mark Penniment’s recent bequest was acknowledged at the Function and he was presented with his 1925 Bequest Society pin. Without these generous donors, the College would not be in the same position to maintain the fantastic facilities we can offer, …

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 …

Masters of St Mark’s

01 May 2015

In 2012 the College embarked on a very special project to document the history of St Mark’s through the stories of the people who spent such an important part of their lives at College; bringing its history to life through their memories. Former ABC journalist and broadcaster, Ms Alison Rogers, commenced work on the project in May 2012 through her …

Celebrating 90 years

10 April 2015

The College celebrated its 90th anniversary in style with a black tie dinner on Saturday 28th March. The date was selected to coincide closely with the official opening of the College by then Governor Lieutenant-General Sir Tom Bridges on 15th March 1925. 300 of the College’s alumni and friends gathered in a spectacular marquee overlooked by the Newland and Memorial …