Category Archives: Whole College

Academic Excellence

Students at St Mary’s College Ipswich (SMC) continue to excel academically, with the diverse and dynamic curriculum offering pathways for all students, helping them to reach their personal best and achieve outstanding results. Year 12 student Hannah Nugent has a keen interest  

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University Early Offers

Six St Mary’s College Ipswich (SMC) students have already been offered university places in their preferred degrees for next year, before sitting their final exams and well ahead of QTAC offers. Ella Gleeson has been accepted into a Bachelor of Business and  

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Aspiring Aerospace Engineer

Students at St Mary’s College Ipswich continue to excel academically, with the diverse and dynamic curriculum ensuring every student is encouraged to achieve outstanding results and achieve their personal best. Year 12 student Sahana Anthony says the subject offerings at SMC will  

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Making Science Fun

St Mary’s College Ipswich dynamic science program is inspiring the next generation of innovative thinkers, inside and outside the classroom. As subjects, the College offers Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Psychology. This is enhanced by the addition of several extra-curricular science program, designed  

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Science Supporter – Clint Wilson

St Mary’s College Ipswich has a robust science program, with curriculum offerings in physics, chemistry, biology and psychology. Science teachers at SMC are enthusiastic and supportive, helping all students to understand and enjoy their science lessons. Behind the scenes, working to support  

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Sport & Culture Thrive

Sport and Cultural Programs at St Mary’s College Ipswich (SMC) are thriving, with an extensive range of extra-curricular activities for students. The Cultural Program, which includes music groups and ensembles, dance troupes, drama activities, debating and public speaking, and the Journalism and  

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Giving Back

For St Mary’s College Ipswich graduate Rachel England, a Catholic education provided experiences and opportunities she will never forget. Now, Rachel is giving back to the local community, and helping other young people on their journey toward a spirited tomorrow. Rachel has  

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Challenge Accepted: Kokoda 2021

Students and staff from St Mary’s College Ipswich have successfully completed the 48 kilometre Kokoda Challenge, testing their endurance and building strong relationships, all while raising money for the Kokoda Youth Foundation. Five teams from St Mary’s tackled the walk, including 14  

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Artist in Residence

  St Mary’s College is delighted to be hosting Catherine Parker this month as its first Artist in Residence. A painter and mixed media artist, Catherine’s work celebrates the Australian urban and natural landscape. Repurposed boards are her canvas of choice, giving  

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New Debating Competition

St Mary’s College Ipswich has organised a new debating competition, giving Ipswich students the opportunity to practise their skills locally. Created by St Mary’s College Cultural Program Leader, Courtney Fook and Debating Coordinator at St Mary’s College Eryn Gower, the competition will  

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Defence School Mentor

This year, St Mary’s College has welcomed a new Defence School Mentor, Kristal Lane. Working in partnership with the Pastoral Care team and teaching staff, the Defence School Mentor (DSM) at St Mary’s College works to assist students of Defence families during  

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ATAR Success

St Mary’s College Ipswich is proud of its graduating class of 2020, who achieved strong ATAR results despite the challenges of the year. The 2020 cohort was the first group of Seniors to graduate under the new ATAR system. Working in partnership  

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