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Jarryd’s Passion for Policing

Jarryd’s Passion for Policing

Jarryd De Castro graduated from SCAS in 2009, and took a gap year to break away from study and during this period he remained in Port Macquarie, working at the Glasshouse and several licensed premises. In 2010 Jarryd commenced his studies at CSU in Bathurst in a Bachelor of Justice Studies/Policing where he expanded his education and learnt a little more theory behind criminality and the law of NSW. In the second year of his studies, ...
Matthew is flying high

Matthew is flying high

Matthew Baker says that as long as he can remember, he always wanted to fly. While in Year 10 at SCAS, Matthew began flying lessons with the Hastings District Flying Club, in parallel with his HSC studies. After graduating from SCAS in 2011 he moved to Sydney to study a Bachelor of Aviation (Flying) at UNSW. While completing the degree, Matthew leveraged his experience from SCAS' Entertainment Industry VET course to secure a casual j ...
Briannan a Finalist in the Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Briannan a Finalist in the Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Throughout her Year 12 Design and Technology studies in 2016, alumni student Briannan Rider spent many months researching the issues surrounding poor water quality in third world countries in the hope of designing a project that could overcome some of these issues. Briannan decided to target her work on Ethiopia and design a method of water filtration for aiding local villages to improve quality of life. Her efforts saw her achieve a ma ...
Sam takes to the airwaves

Sam takes to the airwaves

Sam Blacker graduated from St Columba Anglican School in 2007. After graduation, Sam took a gap year, then travelled to Melbourne where he studied a Bachelor degree (which he says he will probably never use!) and a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Radio, which he says really gave his life direction into the world of radio. Since then, Sam has jumped around the country as a breakfast announcer in Alice Springs, Jindabyne, Ballarat, a sh ...
Rebecca finds her future in animation

Rebecca finds her future in animation

Rebecca Hore graduated from St Columba in 2011, and during 2012 undertook a gap year working at a boarding school in Dublin, Ireland. After returning to Australia, Rebecca started a Bachelor of Economics but decided it wasn't the right course for her, and spent the next three years working full time and deciding what it was she wanted to do. In 2015, she decided that her passion was in the animation and visual effects industry, and s ...
Eden graduates with a Bachelor of Teaching

Eden graduates with a Bachelor of Teaching

After many years at St Columba, Eden Gunter graduated in 2012 and headed straight off to University in Armidale (UNE) to study a Bachelor of Teaching (Primary).  Not knowing anyone in Armidale, Eden decided to apply to live at one of the many colleges in Armidale. After a successful application to St Alberts College, she packed up her things, got a job transfer with Coles and moved to Armidale. Eden spent her first two years at UNE ...
Alex’s Musical Journey

Alex’s Musical Journey

Since graduating from SCAS in 2010, Alex Siegers has been busy trying lots of different things and travelling lots of different places. In 2011, Alex spent her gap year working as a Music Assistant at South Hampstead High School in London. She used her holidays to explore much of Europe - travelling to France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Italy, M ...
Lord of the Dance

Lord of the Dance

Dancer, Sam Packer, has been very busy since graduating from St Columba in 2013. After graduation, Sam moved to Brisbane to train at the Pre Professional Program at Queensland Ballet. In 2016 he was accepted into the position of Jette Parker Young Artist, and is now a full Company Artist at the Ballet. Sam says he has had some amazing opportunities thus far, and is looking forward to many more adventures in the future. A recent hi ...
Ben is making music in Sydney

Ben is making music in Sydney

After graduating from SCAS in 2014, Ben Robinson worked at the School for a year as the Performing Arts Assistant, conducting choirs and assisting Performing Arts staff.  In 2016 Ben moved to Sydney to start studying a Bachelor of Music Composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.  Ben is loving studying at the Con - in amongst the Botanical Gardens, near Circular Quay - and has fallen in with a great bunch of down to earth, c ...
Floyd follows his passion

Floyd follows his passion

Floyd graduated from St Columba in 2012, and in 2013 spent a year working in London as an IT & Admin Assistant at Colet Court, getting as much travel out of his system as possible. In 2014 Floyd returned to Australia to pursue journalism at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst. Floyd thrived at CSU, in his second year taking on a role as a news cadet with the news service for community radio, National Radio News (NRN). He also ho ...