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Emmanuel College students (l-r) James Gover, Matthew Diamond, Islwyn Wilson, and Kai Matsumoto, winners of the 2017 ICC Debating Premiership

An undebatable triumph

by James Gover, Emmanuel College Debating Team The Emmanuel College debating team — Islwyn Wilson (1st Speaker), Kai Matsumoto (2nd Speaker), James Gover (3rd Speaker), and Matthew Diamond (Prep Helper), with Callan Morgan and Juhi Malhotra filling in as Prep... read more

Emmanuel College Lifegroup with Olympic swimmer Dan Smith

Lifegroup welcomes Australian Olympian Daniel Smith

by Samara Thambar, Emmanuel College Christian Convenor UQ Lifegroup is held at Emmanuel College every Tuesday night. It is a thriving and inclusive community in which Christianity is openly discussed and questions explored. On 16 May more than 60 students... read more

Emmanuel College UQ choristers performing at Choralfest 2017

Choralfest victory a lot to sing about

Emmanuel College is celebrating another cultural victory after being awarded 1st place in ICC Choralfest on Sunday night. Mirroring the Bandfest result, this is the second year in a row that Emmanuel’s choristers have taken out Choralfest. Guided by talented... read more

Emmanuel College UQ band performance at Bandfest 2017

Back-to-back Bandfest wins

For the second year in a row, the Emmanuel College band has won Bandfest, a major cultural event in the Inter-College Competition between all ten UQ colleges. Emmanuel College UQ students  (pictured, back row) Fraser Gray, Lizzie Schluter, Callum Schalch,... read more

Emmanuel College Highlanders pipe band at the Maclean Highland Gathering

Emmanuel College Highlanders hit a high note

Over the Easter weekend, the newly formed Emmanuel College Highlanders at The University of Queensland pipe band won first place in the Grade 3 competition at the 113th Maclean Highland Gathering. The new band, which is a merger of the... read more

David Brunckhorst and Mark Sowerby - 2017 Emmanuel College Philanthropy in Education lecture

Contributing positively to society, “on net”

2017 Emmanuel College Philanthropy in Education lecture Emmanuel College alumnus, founder of Blue Sky Alternative Investments Limited, successful English Channel swimmer, and Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur, Mark Sowerby believes in giving back through social good. Mark’s presentation for the 2017 Emmanuel... read more