Faith and persecution in Mosul with Archbishop Amel S Nona DD

image Faith and persecution in Mosul with Archbishop Amel S Nona DD

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

On Wednesday 23 May 2018, Warrane College welcomed Archbishop Amel S Nona DD, Eparch of St Thomas the Apostle of Sydney of the Chaldeans since 2015. He spoke to the boys about some of the persecution he and his church have experienced in Iraq, and it was clear that he is a man of great faith. 
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The impact of porn from a doctor’s perspective, Dr Robin Choong

image The impact of porn from a doctor’s perspective, Dr Robin Choong

Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Dr Robin Choong was formal dinner guest on 16 May 2018. He is a Paediatric Intensive Care Physician with a specialist interest in neuroscience and the interaction between the human brain and its environment. He came to talk to the boys about an important topic: the impact of pornography on the brain. 
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Oversight into Airservices with Dr Claire Marrison

image Oversight into Airservices with Dr Claire Marrison

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

On Wednesday 9 May 2018, Dr Claire Marrison had words of wisdom to share with the boys as the formal dinner guest at Warrane College. The Standards & Systems Manager at Air Services Australia, she told the boys about her work – oversighting how Airservices’ approach to both safety and environment management  – and how she got there. 
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Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis: the surgeon who fled Saddam’s regime on a wooden boat

image Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis: the surgeon who fled Saddam’s regime on a wooden boat

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

On Wednesday 2 May 2018, Warrane welcomed Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis as the formal dinner guest. Munjed graduated from Baghdad College High School (The American Jesuit) in 1991 and studied medicine at Baghdad University before fleeing the country. These days, he specialises in hip, knee, trauma and osseointegration surgery, and is a clinical lecturer at Macquarie University and The Australian School Of Advanced Medicine.  
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Other people’s money – with Dr Michael E. Drew, consulting financial economist

image Other people’s money – with Dr Michael E. Drew, consulting financial economist

Wednesday 25 April, 2018

On Wednesday 18 April 2018, it was Dr Michael Drew who came along to Warrane’s formal dinner with words of wisdom for the boys.  Director at Drew, Walk & Co., a boutique firm of consulting financial economists, Drew specialises in the areas of investment governance, pension plan design, and outcome-oriented investing.  He is also a Professor of Finance at Griffith University and his research has appeared in leading journals.
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Prof Geoff Crisp - UNSW’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor on making a difference

image Prof Geoff Crisp - UNSW’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor on making a difference

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

On Wednesday 11 April 2018, the boys of Warrane College heard from UNSW’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) himself – Professor Geoff Crisp. A distinguished chemist, he has been in the role since 2016, where he plays a leadership part in the development and implementation of the educational components of the UNSW 2025 Strategy. With numerous awards to his name, Crisp spoke to the boys about making a difference in whatever careers they were to undertake, and despite where they come from. 
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Career advice from Brendon Cook, CEO of oOh! Media

image Career advice from Brendon Cook, CEO of oOh! Media

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Brendon Cook was formal dinner guest on 28 March 2018. He was ADMA Marketer of the Year in 2017 and is the International Vice President of global Out Of Home industry body FEPE(the Federation European Publicity Exterieur).
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Etiquette for young men, with Zarife Hardy

image Etiquette for young men, with Zarife Hardy

Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Zarife Hardy was the formal dinner guest on 28 March 2018. She is a nationally acclaimed etiquette coach, specializing in this topic for over 25 years. In that time she has earned the loyalty of many high profiles clients and has facilitated hundreds of workshops Australia-wide.
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An insight into the work of hotel manager, Peter Tudehope

image An insight into the work of hotel manager, Peter Tudehope

Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Peter Tudehope was formal dinner guest on 14 March 2018. With an extensive background in hotels, he spoke about the journey that has led to his being the Regional Manager Australia and Pacific of Carlson Hotels Worldwide - Asia Pacific since 2009 and General Manager of Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney since 2005.
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Sam Clear: he walked 15,600km for Christian unity

image Sam Clear: he walked 15,600km for Christian unity

Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Sam Clear's experience: 15,600km on foot, 568 days, 11 near-death encounters. After formal dinner on 7 March 2018 he told the tale of his walk through South America, Central America and North America, across Siberia by train, and on foot again from Moscow to the westernmost point of Spain – why he did it, and the lessons it taught him.
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