Sponsor a Tutor – philanthropic support for our academic program

Alumni and friends who have achieved success in their careers and would like to support Emmanuel College and our students are invited to make a tax-deductible donation to our Sponsor a Tutor philanthropic program. Emmanuel College’s reputation for academic excellence is in no small part due to our academic program; the cornerstone of which is 80+...
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ICC Cultural Cup victory

by Fit Malau-Aduli and William Chesmond, Cultural Convenors Emmanuel College has had another amazing cultural year with another ICC Cultural Cup victory, finishing equal first with St John’s College in the competition. With a premiership in debating, a hard-earned third place in Choralfest and stellar second place in Bandfest, Emmanuel hit the ground running in semester...
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Churchill Fellowship awarded to Emmanuel College Deputy Principal

Emmanuel College Deputy Principal and Director of College Life Mrs Louise Hallo has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship for 2020. Churchill Fellows are funded to travel internationally to expand their knowledge and experience for the benefit of Australian society. Mrs Hallo will visit universities in America to investigate programs to support young people to develop healthy...
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Emmanuel College Principal announces intention to retire

Emmanuel College has announced that Principal Dr Jane Thomson will be stepping down from the role in February 2020. Dr Thomson has decided to retire as Principal to provide more support to her family in relation to ongoing health issues and increased caring responsibilities. Council Chairman Stephen Howell thanked Dr Thomson for her efforts in...
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UQ Distinguished Young Alumni Award for Dr Jordan Cory

Emmanuel College is proud to announce that alumna Dr Jordan Cory (EMC 2011-14) has been awarded a Distinguished Young Alumni Award by The University of Queensland for her contributions to medicine, Indigenous health and gender equity. Currently undertaking her surgical residency at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Jordan is passionate about health equity, particularly in improving access to...
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Debating premiership comes home

by William Fogg, Emmanuel College debating team The Emmanuel College debating team has brought home the ICC Debating premiership for the third year in a row, and the seventh time in the past eight years, in a close grand-final debate against Grace College. The grand-final was the culmination of a long semester of debating, in which...
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Striking all the right notes

College life has been music to Elena James’s ears since joining the Emmanuel College community in February this year. The first-year University of Queensland student from Townsville started on a high note, powering through a very competitive audition for UQ’s Symphony Orchestra (UQSO). As a result, she was named as the UQSO’s Assistant Concertmaster. This achievement is...
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Cross Country champs, again!

Déjà vu for the runners in blue It was déjà vu for Emmanuel College at The University of Queensland Inter-College Competition Cross Country championships with our women’s team achieving 1st place and our men’s team tying for 1st place with King’s College for the second consecutive year. Sports Convenors Liam Landrigan and Jess Bennett said, “We...
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On privilege

Speech by Associate Professor Rain Liivoja, TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland at the Emmanuel College Academic Awards, 14 March 2019 We meet today on the lands of the Turrbal and Jagera peoples, who have loved and nurtured this land for millennia. They have performed here age-old ceremonies of celebration, initiation and...
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