College News

Academy Bound

St Mary’s College Ipswich graduate Dana Evans is preparing for basic training, having been accepted into the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) to study Aeronautical Engineering in 2020. Dana will be sworn into the Defence Force on 28 January, and travel to  

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Career Journey

Former St Mary’s College Ipswich student Kathryn Fenton has her dream job, working as a professional artist. The road to career fulfilment, though, has been a winding one with many detours. The journey began with her education at St Mary’s College. “Maybe  

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Cambodia Immersion

Students and staff from St Mary’s College Ipswich will depart on 30 November for the biennial Cambodia Immersion, an opportunity for mutual cultural exchange, learning and personal growth. The fourteen-day trip has taken place every two years since 2013, and the College  

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Bushfire Appeal – Supporting Narelle Thompson

Click here to make a donation. As everyone is aware, Queensland and much of the rest of Australia is experiencing unprecedented and hugely destructive bushfires. The media often focuses on the tragedy of house losses, but there is also a virtually silent  

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Scholarship Winner

St Mary’s College Ipswich student Tyla Leisemann has been recognised for her outstanding achievement in drama, being awarded a scholarship to Griffith University. The scholarship is valued at $5000 for Tyla if she chooses to undertake tertiary studies at Griffith University in  

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Artistic Success

Artist Libby Dyer believes that her creative process can not be controlled and should unfold naturally; whatever authentically emerges is meant to be. A former student of St Mary’s College, Libby says the values she learnt at the College have helped her  

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Christmas Appeal

Students from St Mary’s College Ipswich have demonstrated their giving spirit, collecting goods for the annual St Vinnie’s Christmas Appeal. Staff and students from St Mary’s College Ipswich have been donating items for families in need for the past month. The result  

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Aerospace agreement takes flight

St Mary’s College has become the first school in Ipswich to offer direct pathways for students into the aerospace industry as part of the Aerospace Gateway to Industry Schools program. The program was established to support the growth and development of an  

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Excellence as an Early Career Teacher | Winner – Eryn Gower

In her roles as Teacher and Acting Curriculum Leader – Technologies at St Mary’s College, Eryn Gower’s great love of teaching and her students is clear. Eryn’s practice is contemporary, dynamic and engaging. She celebrates learning, progress and achievement with timely and  

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⭐️ Alumna News ⭐️

Recently past student, Elly Burling, was awarded a highly coveted New Colombo Plan Scholarship. This is a highly competitive scholarship, with the Australian Government receiving thousands of applications each year. Elly travelled to Bangalore, India to work with the High Performance Coaching  

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State Champions!

Recently our students competed in States for Sports Aerobics. We are delighted to share the following results: Pre-Choreographed Years 10-12  SMC Infinity – State Champions – 1st place Pre-Choreographed Years 7-9 SMC Electric – State Champions – 1st place SMC Dynamite –  

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Finalist – School Based Trainee or Apprentice of the Year

Congratulations to Libby Burgess for being a finalist for the metropolitan region for the Queensland Training Awards – in the category of School Based Trainee or Apprentice of the Year. Libby will attend a ceremony on 19 July at Brisbane City Hall  

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