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Dr Kevin Donnelly: The importance of a classical education

As Campion College in Sydney is one of the few tertiary institutions dedicated to the liberal/arts it should not surprise it was chosen as the location for a recent seminar dedicated to exploring the nature and importance of a classical school education.

Resurrect the mystery

In his Occasional Address at the Campion College graduation ceremony on Wednesday, journalist and author Greg Sheridan described the liberal arts college’s mission as nothing less than the re-enchantment of Western culture.

Kevin Donnelly: Liberal Arts will outlast the academy’s decay

While published in 1995, Christopher Lasch in The Revolt of the Elites makes a number of prescient points about what is now known as cancel-culture. Years before neo-Marxist-inspired critical theory become the new orthodoxy Lasch warned about how minority groups were challenging Western societies. Lasch writes in relation to American colleges and universities: “Having discredited […]

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Campion kicks off new academic wing

Nation’s first Liberal Arts College is growing Australia's pioneer Liberal arts college is set to grow, with the recent launch of the first stage of...

Humanities ‘rife with identity politics’ says IPA report

Liberal arts education offered by Campion “is even more precious than ever”

Jeremy Bell: The gloriously useless pursuit

At the beginning of this year, I had the pleasure and privilege of leading a philosophy and theology study tour to Athens and Rome...

Kevin Donnelly: British Schools ditch Poetry – Tragic Mistake!

The situation in Australia is equally as bad where poetry has virtually disappeared from the English classroom

Avant-Garde Exam in Liberal Arts for NSW Catholic Schools

Studies in Catholic Thought engages students in the theological, philosophical, ethical and aesthetic traditions of the Catholic Church

Anthony Cleary: Trial exam also a milestone for students

Recently, Year 12 students across New South Wales sat for the first ever Trial HSC exam in Studies in Catholic Thought. This was a significant...

Campion Professor: Eradication of Humanities ‘at our peril’

 to achieve a peaceful, just democracy, the virtues must be upheld and protected

Campion offers $5,000 student bonus

Scholarships announced for early 2021 enrolments Campion College, Australia’s first tertiary liberal arts college, has more than tripled the amount of money awarded to all...

The Interview with Campion College’s President Paul Morrissey

By Shaun Hyatt 1. What does the Liberal Arts Mean to you? The Liberal Arts are a study in freedom rightly understood: a freedom from ignorance,...
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