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Outstanding academic success

20 June 2019

In our first Academic Prizes Ceremony for 2019, St Mark’s College celebrated our returning students who received outstanding results in the 2018 academic year. Over 60 students were acknowledged for their outstanding academic performance. Academic success is a core element of College life, and as such it was fitting for our Collegians to be celebrated …

Hawker Scholarships presented by Australian of the Year

18 June 2019

Dr Richard Harris SC OAM presented University of Adelaide students Sophie Ludbrook and Kaidy Morgan with their 2019 Charles Hawker Scholarship certificates at a ceremony held at St Mark’s College on Thursday. Sophie studied at Scotch College in Adelaide and is from Mylor in the Adelaide Hills. Kaidy completed her year 12 studies at St Joseph’s College …

Scholarship ceremony celebrates student success

16 May 2019

At our first semester scholarship ceremony, forty-seven students were awarded scholarships and grants. Over $100,000 was awarded to students in recognition of their academic results, contribution to their home and school communities, and to those with financial need. The College holds two presentation ceremonies each year, and also an academic prize ceremony and dinner, to …

Welcome to St Mark’s!

09 April 2019

Welcome Week 2019 provided an opportunity for new students, their parents and families to be welcomed into the St Mark’s family. The week-long programme had been designed to support new students in their transition to university by ensuring they received the best possible welcome to the academic year and their new home. This programme included the …

2019 Opening Service

14 March 2019

To commemorate the commencement of the 2019 Academic Year, students, staff, Board, family, Old Collegians and friends of St Mark’s attended the Opening Service at St Peter’s Cathedral. The service provided an opportunity to officially welcome our new students and for all students to think about their personal goals and purpose for the year ahead. A …

Final Dinner 2018

28 October 2018

As the year draws to a close, Final Dinner provided the perfect opportunity to thank all those who have contributed to the College community through service, academic, leadership and sport. Prior to dinner, students and guests attended the Final Service at St Peter’s Cathedral where they enjoyed a performance of ‘I want it that way’ …

A story of love, life, forgiveness and freedom

17 October 2018

The College’s alumni and student community had the absolute privilege of hearing from Holocaust survivor Andrew Steiner OAM. The Jewish population in South Australia is small and as “Holocaust survivors are a dying breed”, Andrew wants to ensure that the atrocities of the past are not forgotten. Andrew was just a boy when his family …

Supporting students to reach their potential

15 October 2018

Last Thursday, thirty-eight students were awarded nearly $80,000 worth of scholarships at the College. Following the acknowledgement to country by Kirra Dyer, the Master welcomed the Chair and Board members, donors and friends, conveying her appreciation on behalf of our students here who value greatly, the generosity of those who have established scholarships and continue …

A balancing act

21 August 2018

Now in his second year of a Bachelor of Health and Medical Science, Ryan Morrow from Natimuk (VIC) was recently awarded a silver medal at the Australian Gymnastics Championships. Prior to state selection, Ryan hadn’t competed in the sport for three years and his dedication to gymnastics, balanced with being a full time student is …

Kirra recognised for academic achievement at UniSA

09 July 2018

Fourth year Exercise Physiology student Kirra Dyer was recently presented with two scholarships at the UniSA Scholarships and Grants ceremony. The Irene and David Davy Scholarship for Advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education is awarded to students in their final year of an undergraduate program and awarded on the basis of academic merit. …

Success for our medical students

26 June 2018

From over 3000 applicants, St Mark’s students Isobel McFarlane (first year MBBS) and Ashlee Nichol (second year MBBS) have been fortunate to receive a John Flynn Placement Program (JFPP) Scholarship to represent The University of Adelaide and the Adelaide Medical School in eight weeks of rural placement over the next three years. JFPP is the …

Congratulations Alex Makarowsky

24 April 2018

Congratulations Alex Makarowsky (2015-current), fourth year Engineering (Telecommunications) student at the University of Adelaide who has been awarded a prestigious international IEEE Antennas and Propogation Society grant. The Eugene F. Knott Memorial Pre-Doctoral Research Grant honours the memory of IEEE Life Fellow Eugene F. Knott, who was well known for his contributions to the theory, reduction, …