College News

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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Apprenticeship Wanted!

St Mary’s College student Emmalee Pyke is looking to secure an apprenticeship in Heavy Diesel Fitting, having completed her Certificate qualifications seven months ahead of schedule. Emmalee, who is in Year 12 at St Mary’s this year, undertook a Certificate II in  

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Inspired by the Everyday

Kaylee, a proud young Indigenous woman and St Mary’s student, shares how she was inspired at a recent ZONTA breakfast, in ways she had not expected. On Monday 8 March, myself and five other St Mary’s College students attended the Zonta International  

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Our Story

As we celebrate 200 years of Catholic education in Australia this year, we share with you our story. St Mary’s College Ipswich has always been a lively, encouraging community, where all are welcomed and supported to succeed. Our story began more than  

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Serving the Community

St Mary’s College Vice-Captain for 2020, Kate Sotiriadis offers this reflection on her year as a Student Leader: Supporting the poor and disadvantaged in our society has been instilled in me my whole life. Visiting my Great-Grandparents in nursing homes, helping my  

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Expanding our Curriculum

Students at St Mary’s College Ipswich have this year successfully completed subjects online, in partnership with other Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE) schools. Four students from Years 11 and 12 studied Specialist Mathematics online, the equivalent of Maths C in the old system.  

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STEM Success

St Mary’s College Principal Judith Finan with alumnae Kelly Cox. Problem solving and planes may not seem to go hand in hand when choosing a career path. St Mary’s College Ipswich graduate Kelly Cox, though, combined these passions to find her ideal  

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College Captain’s Address

At our recent Awards Assembly, St Mary’s College captain Daniel Stark delivered this address to our staff and students. Daniele is pictured here (left) with 2021 College Captain Kasey Weier. I can’t believe that this year is already drawing to a close  

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National Champions

St Mary’s College Ipswich (SMC) has been named National Champions in the 2020 FISAF Australia Sport Aerobics competition. This is the fourth time St Mary’s has claimed the title, making them undefeated since they began competing in 2017. Three teams from St  

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USQ Nursing Agreement

St Mary’s College Ipswich is pleased to announce a new Collaborative Agreement (Nursing) with the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), giving students a direct pathway into a career in nursing. Under the agreement, 20 eligible St Mary’s Year 12 students will have  

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