Campion College

  • Campion College

    Toongabbie East, NSW

  • Campion College

    Toongabbie East, NSW

  • Campion College

    Toongabbie East, NSW

  • Campion College

    Toongabbie East, NSW

  • Campion College

    Toongabbie East, NSW

80

Undergrads

80%

Catholic Faculty

95%

Catholic Students

100%

On-campus students in single-sex dorms

Overview

Campion College outside of Sydney, Australia, is a faithfully Catholic liberal arts college established in 2006 under the patronage of the English martyr St. Edmund Campion. 

The College welcomes English-speaking students for one or more semesters or to complete a full degree, and it has had several students from the U.S., England, Canada, and New Zealand. They fit well within the close-knitcommunity, which has 85 students in 2018. 

The College is governed by a 12-member board of trustees, the Campion Institute. The nine-member Campion Foundation launched the College and provides financial support.

Dr. Paul Morrissey became president of Campion College in December 2014. His previous role was as senior lecturer in theology and acting associate dean in the School of Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney Campus. Dr. Morrissey holds a Doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Catholic Institute of Sydney. He has been published in journals such as New Blackfriars, Nova et Vetera and Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture. 

Campion College offers a fully-accredited three-year bachelor’s degree program in the liberal arts, a one-year diploma in the liberal arts, and a one-year diploma in classical languages. The College has several credit transfer and recognition agreements with colleges in the U.S. Students planning for graduate studies in the U.S. should check to ensure that a Campion degree is accepted. 

The cost of studying at Campion is relatively low. Not only are degrees awarded after three years, but the total cost for tuition, room and board in 2017 (February-November) is about $20,535 in U.S. dollars.  Scholarships and bursaries are available. 

Academics

The integrated core curriculum for all students includes 24 required courses in subjects including history, literature, philosophy, and theology. Students may choose to study extra courses in Latin, classical Greek, science, and mathematics as electives.

Core subjects are taught in sequence, with some flexibility in choosing courses and majors in the third year. For example, in history, students progress from an overview course to ancient history, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Reformation, and beyond. In the third year, students have options such as studying the 20th century or taking the course Australian Politics, Culture and Religion.

Theology courses consider Christian culture, revelation, the Sacraments and contemporary theology. Optional courses include sexual ethics, bioethics, and Catholic social teaching. Optional courses include contemporary theology, sexual ethics, bioethics, and Catholic social teaching.

Each member of the academic faculty at Campion holds a doctorate. Campion’s uniquely small class sizes grant students direct access to professors, ensuring individual attention. The College’s Learning Centre offers guidance in finding the right materials for assignments—the library contains over 25,000 volumes—and in providing assistance in research and writing skills.

Spiritual

The chaplaincy team is led by Father Peter Kruk OP, who provides daily Mass in the College chapel.  To nurture the spiritual life of students and staff, the team provides other sacraments and activities, including Confession, Eucharistic Adoration, spiritual retreats, and individual spiritual direction. All-night Adoration occurs every first Friday of the month. 

Every fortnight, the College hosts a “Formal Hall,” a special dinner held in conjunction with special feast days at which students and staff wear academic gowns.  

Campion students are active leaders in the local Catholic community, including the Australian Catholic Students Association (ACSA), the annual Corpus Christi procession in Sydney, and various Catholic charitable organizations. 

Residential

Campus housing includes separate men’s and women’s dorms or houses, with both single and double rooms, with air conditioning and wireless internet access. A linen service is provided for laundry needs.

Students can also rent nearby homes or apartments.

The College is located in Old Toongabbie, one of the oldest suburbs of Sydney, and is located 18 miles from the central business district. It is also near Parramatta, a major business and commercial center.

Three medical clinics, as well as the 975-bed Westmead Hospital, are in the vicinity.

Most travelers to Australia arrive at Sydney International Airport. The 45-minute trip from Sydney to Campion is possible by automobile, bus, and rail service.

Activities

Students engage in a number of clubs and activities coordinated by the Campion College Students Association. There is a debating team, chess club, public speaking club, rowing club, netball club, and campus pro-life group that works to support local pro-life organizations. 

Popular annual events include a soccer tournament, talent night, and formal Campion Ball. The annual Campion Olympics is hosted by the Cassics Society. Students enjoy regular poker nights and playing billiards and ping pong in the student common room. Students play the grand piano and a variety of other instruments at Formal Hall every fortnight. 

Since the inception of Campion, students have provided assistance to members of the local community and along with staff hold an annual BBQ for the neighbors. 

There are many outstanding cultural, shopping and sports opportunities in Sydney, a city of nearly five million people. Residents and tourists enjoy the beaches, including Bondi Beach, about 45 minutes away. 

Hiking is a popular activity in the nearby Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

Bottom Line

The first liberal arts college in Australia, Campion College was founded to provide students an opportunity to be well-educated and grow in the Catholic Faith. The College’s founders carefully studied the renaissance taking place in U.S. Catholic higher education, and they have sought to plant a similar flag of orthodoxy in Australia. 

Today Campion is a successful Catholic institution that offers a unique experience to American students seeking a study-abroad option or a full degree. While certain aspects of Australian colleges and universities are unfamiliar to U.S. students—for example, a three-year undergraduate program and a February-to-November academic year—the opportunity to study at Campion with its strong curriculum and Catholic identity could be very appealing to the faithful, adventurous student. 

Questions & Answers

Each year, the Newman Society asks the colleges recommended in The Newman Guide to answer the following questions. Below you will find the responses that we received directly from Campion College.

Is your institution accredited by at least one regional or national education association? (Yes/No)

Yes

Please identify each accreditor and indicate whether it is approved by the U.S. Department of Education:

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) – the National regulator in Australia.

Please cite evidence of student or alumni accomplishment, such as graduation rate, graduate school placement, job placement, awards, etc.

In survey results released in 2019, 75% of 2018 graduates who were available to work had successfully found employment within 6 months of graduating.

Please identify any notable public recognition of your institution’s academic quality in the last three years, such as rankings, awards, etc.

In the 2018 National Student Experience Survey as part of the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), Campion College received the following results:

  • #1 in Australia for teaching quality
  • #1 in Australia for learner engagement
  • #3 in Australia for skills development
  • #4 in Australia for overall experience
  • Top 10 in Australia for student support
  • Top 10 in Australia for learning resources

Without neglecting difficult topics and ideas, how does your institution avoid leading students into serious error and spiritual harm through blasphemous, dissident, or heretical material in the bookstore, library, lectures, and course content?

Campion College safeguards the search for truth by keeping in balance a range of intellectual freedoms. These acknowledge:

  • the right of individual scholars to “search for the truth”, as Pope John Paul II states in Ex Corde Ecclesiae, “wherever analysis and evidence lead them”;
  • the right of students not to be misled or victimised;
  • the right of the university to have its defined identity and purpose respected; and
  • the right of the community to have the common good protected.

How are the insights of the Catholic faith integrated throughout the curriculum and course content in all subject areas?

A course that has theology as a core discipline and seeks to integrate it with Philosophy, history, literature, science and Classics, ensures that the Catholic faith is represented in all facets of the curriculum.

How does the institution’s academic program form students in love and knowledge of God, for sainthood?

The desired attributes of Campion’s graduates include the capacity to think logically, to analyse critically, and find morally responsible solutions to problems. Together with the centrality of Theology in the academic program, these goals of self-reflection and moral responsibility, aid students in the development of the virtuous qualities to sustain them in this life and the next.

How does the institution’s academic program prepare students for the renewal of culture in the light of Christ?

The academic program is focused on the Western Tradition, which maintains the importance of Christianity in our culture today.

Additional Academic Quality information, clarification or description (optional)

Campion College was re-accredited for seven years, with no conditions, in 2015. Since then, it has conducted comprehensive reviews of its Academic Governance standards and Bachelor of Arts. Those reviews endorsed the college’s academic program and operations.

Are more than half of the current members of your faculty practicing Catholics? (Yes/No)

Yes

Approximately what percentage of your current faculty members are practicing Catholics?

80%

Are members of your faculty officially informed of their responsibility for maintaining and strengthening the Catholic identity of the institution? (Yes/No)

Yes

How are faculty members informed of this responsibility?

Permanent members of faculty are required to take an oath of fidelity to the magisterium of the Catholic Church. Additionally, College policies and procedures are designed for staff and students to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the values of the Catholic Church.

Are members of your teaching faculty required, as a condition of employment, to be faithful to the magisterium of the Catholic Church in all teaching activities? (Yes/No)

Yes

Are members of your teaching faculty required, as a condition of employment, to conform to Catholic moral teaching in their public actions and statements both on and off campus?

No

Do all Catholic faculty members make the Catholic Profession of Faith and Oath of Fidelity? (Yes/No)

No, only permanent faculty members.

Please identify key undergraduate faculty members who are noted experts in their field, have produced important publications, have leadership roles in academic associations, etc. and briefly describe such accomplishments (optional):

Dr Jeremy Bell
BA MPhil (Syd)
Lecturer in Philosophy

Dr Luciano Boschiero
BA Hons (Wollongong) PhD (UNSW) DipEdSt (CoT, London)
Senior Lecturer in History

Dr Colin Dray
BA BCA Hons (Wollongong) PhD (Sydney)
Lecturer in Literature

Mr Thomas Flynn
MA (Oxford) MPhil (UNDA)
Lecturer in Classical Languages

Rev Dr Luke Holohan SM
BA (Qld) AssDipRelSt (UTI), Grad DipEd (SIE) BTh Grad DipMinLead (SCD) PhD (Trinity Coll Dublin) DipEdSt (CoT, London)
Lecturer in Theology

Dr Amitavo Islam
BSc Hons (ANU), PhD Mathematics (Syd) PhD Philosophy (UNSW) DipEdSt (CoT, London)
Lecturer in Philosophy and Mathematics

Dr Stephen McInerney
BA Hons (ANU) PhD (Syd) DipEdSt (CoT, London) DipTh (Cambridge)
Senior Lecturer in Literature (on secondment)

Additional faculty information, clarification, or description (optional):

College sessional staff include:

Dr Stephen Chavura
BA (Hons I) PhD (UNE)
Lecturer in History

Dr Yvette Debergue
BA (Hons I) PhD (Sydney)
Lecturer in History

Mr Lawrence Qummou

MA Theol (UNDA) BSc (WSU)

Tutor in Theology

Does the institution have a department of Catholic theology, distinct from “religious studies” and other disciplines?

Yes

Are courses in Catholic theology clearly identified and distinguished from other courses dealing with religion?

Yes

Does every faculty member in the theological disciplines have the mandatum (or the “canonical mission” for ecclesiastical faculties) approved by the appropriate Church authority, as required by Canon Law? (Yes/No)

Yes

Do all faculty in the theological disciplines make the Catholic Profession of Faith and Oath of Fidelity? (Yes/No)

Yes

Does your institution require that all theology courses be taught in a manner faithful to Scripture, Tradition, and the Church’s Magisterium, and also to the principles and methods proper to Catholic theology? (Yes/No)

Yes

Please identify the theology courses that are included in the undergraduate core or distribution requirements and the professors who routinely teach those courses:

THE101 Theological Foundations of Christian Culture

THE102 The Development of Revelation

THE201 Sacramental Theology

THE202 Fundamental Moral Theology

THE301 Theology of the Post-Conciliar Era [Elective]

THE302 Bioethics and the Catholic Tradition [Elective]

THE303 Moral and Sexual Integrity [Elective]

THE304 Public Morality and Catholic Social Ethics [Elective]

Please describe the place of Catholic theology in your institution’s undergraduate curriculum and how it is distinct from other institutions.

Our Catholic theology is distinct from other institutes because the content is integrated with the other disciplines – history, literature, philosophy and science – giving the subject greater depth and breadth.

Additional theology information, clarification, or description (optional):

Completion of eight Theology units constitutes a major in Theology.

Please identify any course that every undergraduate student must take:

For the first two years of the three-year Bachelor degree, students will study 16 core units in history, literature, philosophy and theology (two units per discipline per year).

In their third year, students are required to complete eight 300-level units, including at least two units in science.

Third year students may elect to complete a major in by completing a total of eight units from a single discipline throughout the entirety of their degree.

Please identity the courses that students may choose from in order to satisfy common curriculum distribution requirements:

See above.  Students have the option of taking majors (8 units) in history, literature, philosophy and theology.

Students also have the option to take above-load units in Latin and Classical Greek, as well as Mathematics and Study Skills.

How many credits are required for graduation and what percent are from core / distribution courses?

144 credit points (24 units) required to obtain the Bachelor of Arts in the Liberal Arts, of which 96 credit points (16 units) are core units.

Is every undergraduate student required to take one or more courses in which they are taught authentic Catholic doctrine and practice? (Yes/No)

Yes

If yes, please describe them generally and note how many courses are required?

Theology is one of our four core disciplines studied by every student for at least two years.

Is every undergraduate student required to take one or more interdisciplinary courses relating theology or philosophy with other disciplines? (Yes/No)

Yes

Number of majors:

4

List the major, minor and special program areas that students may choose for specialization while pursuing an undergraduate degree:

Campion students may elect to complete a major (8 units of study) in any of the four core areas of study (history, literature, philosophy, theology).

What are the three most popular majors or specialty disciplines for undergraduate students, and about what percentage of undergraduate students specialize in these disciplines?

Of the College’s 2019 Graduates:

Each year, approximately 50% of students major in history or theology. 35% major in

philosophy or literature and 15% do not declare a major.

Does each undergraduate degree program require Catholic ethical formation related to the student’s major field(s) of study? (Yes/No)

Yes

Does your institution regularly provide academic events to address theological questions related to specialized disciplines? (Yes/No – if yes, please describe)

Yes. We run an extensive program of visits by guest speakers, who will address students either formally, in lectures, or less formally during the course of our fortnightly dinners at Formal Hall.

Does your institution require cooperation among faculty in different disciplines in teaching, research, and other academic activities? (Yes/No – if yes, please describe)

Yes. The Bachelor of Arts in the Liberal Arts has an integrated curriculum, where the content in each of the four units being studied in a given semester are inter-related. Faculty spend time ensuring linkages between units.

Additional programs of study information, clarification, or description:

Latin, Greek, and Mathematics are currently taught as above-load at all year levels.

Does the institution have one or more priest chaplains on campus for the Sacraments and spiritual direction? (Yes/No)

Yes

On average, how many hours per week is a priest chaplain on campus and available to students?

12 hours

Please describe the priests who minister to students and celebrate the Sacraments on campus.

Fr Piotr Kruk OP, known as Fr Peter, is a Polish Dominican, ordained in Krakow, Poland, 2011. Invited by Abp. Anthony Fisher, has been serving in the Diocese of Parramatta since 2015 as a chaplain for Western Sydney University, Campion College and Young Christian Workers. He is passionate about helping young people to deepen their understanding of the Catholic faith and mature in Christian life.

 Does the local bishop (or other competent ecclesiastical authority) select or approve the appointment of your priest chaplain(s)? (Yes/No)

Yes

Does the institution have one or more campus ministers on campus (lay or religious, but not priests) who are available to students for spiritual direction? (Yes/No)

Yes

Please describe the campus ministers who are not priests.

Each year, two students are appointed as Chaplaincy Coordinators to assist with chaplaincy events and faith life on campus.

Does your institution offer Mass to students at least on Sundays and other days of obligation? (Yes/No)

No, Mass is not celebrated at the college on Sundays as we wish to encourage our students to participate in the life of the local parishes.

On average, about what percentage of undergraduate students attend Sunday Mass (including the Saturday vigil Mass) during the academic year? 

N/A

Does your institution offer daily Mass to students? (Yes/No)

Yes

On average, about how many undergraduate students attend daily Mass during the academic year?

50%

Does your institution offer the Extraordinary Form of the Mass to students? (Yes/No – if yes, when and how often?)

Yes, once per week

Are all of the Masses celebrated on campus reverent and in accord with liturgical norms and directives? (Yes/No)

Yes

Please list the schedule of Masses, noting the following for each Mass: the day and time, the Form or Rite of the Mass, and the style of music, if any (chant, traditional, contemporary, etc.):

Mo Noon, OF said
Tu Noon, OF with chant
We Noon, OF said
Th Noon, OF said
Fr Noon, EF with chant
Fr Late evening, OF said
Sa Morning, OF said

Does your institution offer Confession on campus at least weekly? (Yes/No)

Yes

List the schedule for Confession by day and time:

Confession offered on Tuesday from 12:30pm. Also available every day before or after Mass and by appointment.

Does your institution offer Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at least weekly? (Yes/No)

Yes

List the schedule for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament by day and time:

Variable

Please identify regularly scheduled devotions on campus for students such as the Rosary and prayer groups:

Daily

Does your institution offer retreat programs available to all Catholic students at least annually? (Yes/No)

Yes

Please describe any formal programs to foster vocations to the priesthood and religious life:

N/A

If your institution has formal vocation programs, about how many students participate in them each year?

N/A

Are you aware of any graduates from your institution (not including seminary students, if any) who are ordained to the priesthood or have entered religious life? Please describe.

Yes. Several Campion graduates have gone into religious life, Dominicans, Benedictines and Oratorians primarily, with others still discerning their vocation into the priesthood.

Does your institution limit religious services and activities on campus (not including private prayer and devotions) to faithfully Catholic activities? (Yes/No)

No

Please describe options for students to reside on and off campus:

It is not normal practice in Australia for students to leave home to study. 40% of our students reside in the Sydney metropolitan area and commute to classes.  Regional, interstate and overseas students reside on campus or in the local area.

There are two wings of single-sex dormitory rooms in the main building of the College. The male and female residential dormitories are entirely separate from one another, being situated on opposite sides of the college’s main building. All rooms are single bedrooms furnished with a bed, desk, and wardrobe. There are communal bathrooms located in the male and female wings.

The college also provides shared accommodation in single-sex housing. The male and female residential houses are separate from one another, although in close proximity to one another. Depending on availability and demand, there are several types of rooms available: single, double, and triple. All rooms have en suites. Each student has their own bed, desk and wardrobe.

What percentage of students reside in housing offered by your institution?

60%

Does your institution offer only single-sex residence halls? (Yes/No)

Yes

What percentage of students living on campus live in single-sex residence halls?

100%

If your institution offers co-ed residence halls, how are students of the opposite sex separated?

N/A

When are students of the opposite sex permitted to visit common areas of residence halls?

Before gender curfew

Are students of the opposite sex ever permitted to visit students’ bedrooms? (Not including irregular “open house” events, once or twice a semester.) (Yes/No – if yes, when?)

No

If students of the opposite sex are visiting students’ bedrooms, does your institution require that doors are fully open and lights on? Please describe.

N/A

How does your institution foster sobriety and respond to substance abuse on campus, particularly in campus residences?

The College has a policy on alcohol consumption on campus (NB: the legal drinking age in Australia is 18 years). Alcohol is not permitted in residences and times/locations for consumption of alcohol are specified and supervised. Breaches of the policy, including behavioral issues, are dealt with by the Residential Manager in the first instance and disciplinary action/fines apply. Illegal substances are not permitted on campus and this has not been an area that has arisen as a problem thus far.

How does your institution foster a student living environment that promotes and supports chastity, particularly in campus residences?

Residential areas are single sex and students are not permitted in the bedrooms of members of the opposite sex. We also have regular guest talks from guest speakers that promote chastity and the virtues of Christian dating.

How does your institution foster Catholic prayer life and spirituality in campus residences?

Students are encouraged to lead lives that balance academic, spiritual, active and social pursuits.

Additional Residence Life information, clarification, or description (optional):

There is a Leadership Award Program in which students may choose to participate.  To qualify for the Award a student must perform well consistently across a range of special areas including leadership, social service and public speaking.

Please identify and briefly describe officially recognized student clubs and activities at your institution that…

…foster spiritual development:

Rosary group, chaplaincy events, Adoration Under the Stars,

…engage in corporal works of mercy:

Involvement with local St Vincent de Paul Society

…address sexual issues (including birth control, abortion, homosexuality):

Pro-life group, regular guest talks

…address issues of social concern:

N/A

…address particular academic interests:

Classics Society

…address particular cultural interests:

Chess Club, Debating Society, Creative Writing, Campion College Schola, Arts & Multimedia Club, Film Society

…provide opportunities for athletic pursuits:

Soccer Club and annual competition, Campion College Rowing Crew

…please list all student clubs not listed in the above categories:

The overarching Campion College Students’ Association, and the Editorial Board of the Student magazine Sextant (published six times yearly)

If applicable, in which athletic Division and Conference does your institution compete? (Please specify NCAA, NAIA, etc. as well as Division level.)

N/A

What athletic teams are offered for men and women?

N/A

How do you help develop the mind, body, and soul of student-athletes?

N/A

Does your institution require all student clubs and activities, including those listed above, to operate in accord with Catholic teaching? (Yes/No)

Yes

How does your institution address student clubs and activities that may conflict with Catholic teaching?

Clubs and societies are coordinated by the Campion College Students Association. There are periodic meetings between the CCSA with the College Executive. There have not yet been any instances of conflict with Catholic teaching; however the College Rules give authority to the College over establishment of any affiliated organisations, including the CCSA and its clubs and societies.

Does your institution require student services like health care, counseling and guidance to conform to Catholic ethical and moral teaching and directives? (Yes/No)

Yes

How does your institution restrict student access to obscene and pornographic material, including computer and network access, the library, and the bookstore?

A secure internet service blocks any websites containing obscene and pornographic material. The library resources are maintained and updated only for the requirements of the course. There are no bookstores on campus.

Additional Student Activities information, clarification, or description (optional):

Schola, the Campion choir, performs at appropriate College, Church and cultural functions.

Has your institution’s diocesan bishop (or other competent ecclesiastical authority) officially recognized the institution as Catholic? (Yes/No)

Yes

Do your institution’s governing documents include or reference the General Norms and Particular (United States) Norms of Ex Corde Ecclesiae? (Yes/No)

Yes

Do your institution’s governing documents or institutional policies require conformity to the General Norms and Particular (United States) Norms of Ex Corde Ecclesiae? (Yes/No)

Yes

What is your institution’s mission statement?

‘To form future leaders of the Church and society through a broad program of learning in the liberal arts that integrates the insights of faith and reason.’

Campion College is distinctive in both educational and religious terms.

Educationally, the curriculum of the college is based on the traditional liberal arts model, which has stood the test of time as an educational structure that fosters the personal and intellectual development of students. It entails systematic study across a broad array of disciplines, stimulating genuine freedom of thought by opening the mind to the discovery and embrace of truth.

Religiously, it is recognizably Catholic in its affirmation of belief in the teaching authority of the Catholic Church. Students will receive a proper grounding in Catholic belief and thought, and be exposed to the richness of the Church’s spiritual, moral, intellectual and cultural traditions.

Does your institution have a written policy prohibiting awards, honors, or speaking platforms for individuals or organizations that defy, by public action or statement, fundamental Catholic moral principles including the sacredness and dignity of human life and the sanctity of marriage? (See United States bishops, “Catholics in Political Life.”)(Yes/No)

No. While there is no written policy, the College is committed to honoring only members of the public who it knows to be in good standing in the community and possess morals and beliefs in keeping with the mission of the College and the values of the Catholic Church.

Please give or explain your campus speaker and honoree policy in light of Catholic moral teaching:

All invitations for speakers and honorees have to be approved by the President, whether issued by students or faculty.

Describe the makeup of your institution’s undergraduate student body with regard to sex, religion, home state/country and type of high school (public, private, homeschool):

Total number of undergraduates: 84

Male: 41%  Female: 59%

Catholic: 95%  Other Christian: 4%
Jewish: %  Muslim: %  Other: 1%

Number of states represented: 8
Top three states: New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria
Students from top three states: 93%

Catholic HS: 60% Homeschool: 12%
Private HS: 20% Public HS:  8%

Most up-to-date information as of February 2020

Are prospective and current members of your institution’s governing board(s) informed of their responsibility for maintaining and strengthening the Catholic identity of your institution? (Yes/No)

Yes

Are more than half of the current members of your institution’s governing board(s) practicing Catholics? (Yes/No)

Yes

Do Catholic members of your institution’s governing board(s) make the Catholic Profession of Faith and Oath of Fidelity? (Yes/No)

No

Is your institution’s president a practicing Catholic? (Yes/No)

Yes

Does your institution’s president make the Catholic Profession of Faith and Oath of Fidelity? (Yes/No)

Yes

A Message from the President

Campion College is a unique institution in Australia – the only institute of higher education dedicated to the Liberal Arts. Here at Campion we are committed to the Catholic Liberal Arts tradition whereby an education is truly about the fostering of the life of the mind and the pursuit of wisdom. In order to think freely as humans we need the tools that liberate us to know and contemplate all that is good and true. These tools are what Campion provides. Engaging with ideas, reflecting on the big questions, knowing our past, thinking logically, investigating the insights of faith and reason, reading great works, constructing arguments, are just some of the ways that the life of the mind is fostered at Campion College.

Campion, though, is not just about the life of the mind; we attempt to engage and to form the whole person. Grounded in the Catholic tradition, we see no conflict between a dedicated life of study and the flourishing of the whole person.

As part of educating you in wisdom there is special care taken at Campion with your individual academic development. We are fortunate to have a dedicated and talented academic staff that will instruct, prompt and guide you in the life of the mind. With small classes you will not be lost in a crowd as academics and students create a true community of learning.

Thank you for considering Campion College. Please be in touch if you would like to find out more or visit our lovely campus.

Dr Paul Morrissey

President

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Get in touch with Campion College to schedule your campus visit:

+61 2 9896 9300

PO Box 3052
Toongabbie East, NSW 2146, Australia

campion.edu.au

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