News tag: 'Warrane College'

Faith and persecution in Mosul with Archbishop Amel S Nona DD

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Newcastle Grammar boys then; Warrane boys now

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Trading country life for the city can be hard, so it’s a pretty cool thing that a handful of boys who went to school at Newcastle Grammar ended up together at Warrane. Of the six boys, three gave us a look at how they ended up in Sydney, what they’re studying at UNSW, and life at Warrane.
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State MP, Damien Tudehope, on what makes a successful life

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 “What makes for a successful life?”’ was the question that Damien Tudehope, the Liberal Member for the seat of Epping, posed to the Warrane boys at the Wednesday Formal Dinner on 1 March 2017. Would it be earning a lot of money; achieving great status; having a good circle of friends? These could all be part of it, he suggested, but certainly not all of it.
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Liam Clifford: even busier than your average med student

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If your stereotypical medical student doesn’t have time for anything apart from university, then 25-year old Liam Clifford just isn’t that guy. While he’s been studying hard for seven years at UNSW – three years of medical science, first class honours the following year, and then three years of undergraduate medicine after that – this Warrane resident manages to fit in a whole lot more.
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William Horspool on his PhD and other adventures

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Whether you know him as Will or Bill, you can’t deny that William Horspool’s hometown has the best names – he hails from Dark Corner Road in the village of Sunny Corner. There surely can only be few reasons to leave a place that sounds so pleasant, but William’s will do the trick: he’s residing at Warrane to do his PhD.
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Ryan Powell: champion runner, and rural scholarship recipient

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Hailing from Devonport in Tasmania, Ryan Powell’s only travel thus far has taken him to the Australian mainland. But Sydney is glad to have him, and has shown it by awarding him with both a UNSW scholarship and one of Warrane College’s rural scholarships.
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Watsons at Warrane: Old boys Andy & James on their memories of college life

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When chatting to two Warrane old boys about their time at the college, Watson brothers Andy and James definitely had one thing in common – their favourite memories were sport-related (hello, rugby grand final wins, and beating New College for the Sports Shield!). And really, who can blame them?
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UNIV 2016: Rich in history, faith and culture

From 19-30 March 2016, a group of 20+ young men - including Warrane residents Bryan Oh and Edward Chin – made their way to Rome for the annual UNIV Forum. A mix of faith and culture, the conference began in 1968 with the aim of allowing young people from around the world to experience Holy Week and Easter in Rome, while offering them a chance to reflect on different issues and take home constructive ideas for bettering society.
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The enigma that is Stephen Quinn, Cultural Scholarship recipient

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In the past, 19-year old Stephen Quinn has been nicknamed “the enigma,” and it seems to suit him. Because with him, what you see is really only a glimpse of what you get.
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Armin Alimardani: a PhD student who quotes Rocky and likes to lose

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Armin Alimardani, 27 year old PhD student and Warrane resident, likes to lose.
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The sky’s the limit for one of this year’s Rural Scholarship recipients

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Tim Gallagher is studying Aviation Management at UNSW.
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The Camino de Santiago: not just a walk

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Donnelly brothers, Matt and Joe, share their experience of walking the Camino from Portugal to Spain
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Do you have what it takes to be successful?

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Success in the corporate world demands more than academic results and hard work.
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7 career secrets from a 25-year investment banker

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When looking for career advice, it’s best to seek it from someone with over 25 years of experience in their industry. Perhaps someone who is a Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets for Australia and NZ for a company like CITIC CLSA Capital Markets Limited, Asia’s largest and the world’s 5th largest investment bank. Wide experience in fields like private equity, telecommunications, media and technology, and cross-border takeovers wouldn’t go astray either.
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Brief is best: reflections on the art of writing with Mr Andrew Tink AM

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Former NSW shadow Attorney General and professional writer, Mr Andrew Tink AM, shared highlights from his public life when he delivered a wide-ranging talk at the College on Wednesday 25 May 2016.
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'Even when I am down, I am up!'

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The CEO of online magazine MANSAM, Mr Sam Leon, has been successful in many business ventures and in public life, so when he spoke to Warrane residents on Wednesday 3 March 2016, he shared his recipe for success
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NSW RSL president talks about the nature of leadership

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President of the NSW RSL, Rod White AM spoke to residents of Warrane about leadership and his experiences.
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Leveraging Your Mindset for Academic Success

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Associate Professor at the UNSW School of Management, Peter Heslin helped open the academic year with some insights into academic success.
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The Importance of Medical Mentors

Associate Professor Jonathan Stretch AM spoke with medical students at Warrane on 4 June 2012.
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Engineer of the Year: Creating and Solving Problems

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Electrical Engineer of the Year Dr. Robert Barr spoke with engineering students at Warrane on April 23, 2012.
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Refugee from Sierra Leone Shares His Story

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Mr Amadu Bangura, a law graduate and refugee from Sierra Leone, spoke with Warrane residents about his experiences on March 14, 2012.
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