March 2017

APAC / March 2017 83 K Company: ST JOSEPH’S COLLEGE Website: Email: [email protected] Address: Hunters Hill, Sydney Australia Facebook: Strive for Better Things g football, golf, rugby, rowing, snow sport, swimming, surf lifesaving, tennis and water polo. Co-curricular Students at St Joseph’s have numerous opportunities to develop their debating, oratory and performing arts talents and interests. Performing arts at the college is vibrant and innovative, adding great richness and energy to the community. The Music and Drama Departments share a passionate commitment to not only engaging the boys in a range of experiences and developing their talents, but also instilling in them a life-long appreciation for the arts and providing them with a balanced, well rounded education. The college hosts regular showcase evenings, competitions and a number of productions each year. This year the college’s major production is Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. BOARDING AT ST JOSEPH’S Joeys is a leader in boys’ boarding education, with 136 years of experience and a student population that is 50 per cent boarding. The college’s residential facilities are well equipped, comfortable and modern. Each Year 12 boarder has his own comfortable study-bedroom, with access to shared relaxation and recreation areas. The Year 12 bedrooms, bathrooms and boarding area recently underwent a complete refurbishment in and provide students with functional spaces for living and studying. Borders in Years 9, 10 and 11 live in purpose-built residential blocks. Junior boarders (Years 7-8) live in the boarding areas of the main building, which were fully refurbished in 2014. A 24-hour, seven days a week, on-site health centre provides a professional health service to the students. College doctors are available for consultation with boarding students each weekday morning. All student meals at St Joseph’s College are assessed by Food and Nutrition Australia (FNA) to ensure they provide the recommended serves of the core food groups. Food is both delicious and nutritionally sound and students with special dietary requirements can be catered for.