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We are constantly impressed by the innovative, individual and powerful talent of the media makers, artists, designers,...
6 days 20 min ago
Congratulations to Georgia Tonkin, Year 12, who has been selected as part of the national team competing in the...
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The word I have chosen is LEADERSHIP.
1 month 1 week ago
Minh Huynh
I have fond memories of the time I spent at Merici College.
8 months 2 weeks ago
Tracy Keeley
Tracy grew up in Canberra and is a proud graduate of Merici College in 1982.
8 months 2 weeks ago

As Year 12 come to the end of their journey at Merici College, they are required to attend their annual Year 12 Retreat. It is...

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Key Dates

Term 2 ends (Friday 1 July)

Term 3 begins for Staff (Designated PD Day, Monday 18...

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Year 10 Transitions Forum (Monday 27 July – Friday 1 July)

The Transitions Forum is an important week...

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Congratulations to all our Showcase participants on their exceptional work throughout Semester 1.
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The whole experience brought our community closer and confirmed our connection of heart and mind.
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Congratulations to all students for making it through a tricky term of high workloads, competing deadlines for...
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Counsellor's Corner

Phew! What a busy term we have had!

Congratulations to all students for making it through a tricky term of high workloads, competing deadlines for assessments, exams, and some very cold weather. It has been a pleasure to be a part of the Merici community this term and I am very excited for the semester ahead.

2022 Creative and Performing Arts Showcase

Henry Matisse said “Creativity takes courage". It is evident from our Showcase that we have courageously creative students at Merici College. We are privileged to bear witness to this fact. I am constantly impressed by the innovative, individual and powerful talent of the media makers, artists, designers, actors, dancers, dramatists, photographers, graphic artists, instrumentalists and vocalists here at Merici.

Student Achievement - Georgia Tonkin selected for International Earth and Environmental Science Olympiad

Congratulations to Georgia Tonkin, Year 12, who has been selected as part of the national team competing in the International Earth and Environmental Science Olympiad.

The International Olympics of Earth Sciences (IESO) is an annual competition for secondary school children (participant’s should not have been born before 1st July 2003) from around the world. Students test their skills in all major areas of Earth Sciences, including geology, geophysics, meteorology, oceanography, terrestrial astronomy, and environmental science.

Merici College Green Tip #18 - What is Sustainability?

Sustainability and sustainable futures are the goals of a process called ‘sustainable development’. 

So, what is ‘sustainable development?’

According to the original definition:

"Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs". 

Brundtland Report (WCED, 1987)

 

This definition emphasises the long-term concept of sustainability and introduces the