The aim of the Appreciating Culture Lectures is to establish St Spyridon College as a centre of excellence-lifelong learning and intellectual endeavour, not only for its teachers and students but for the community at large.
The first was held in 2003, to celebrate the school’s 21st birthday.
The first speaker, was the late Gavin Brown, then the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of Sydney University. In 2008, the then Attorney General NSW, John Hatzistergos spoke to us about the importance of the Eureka Stockade, as a force of impetus for the development of the Australian Constitution.
In 2005, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia defined for us, what were the “Priorities in True Culture”.
Dr Nicholas Pappas spoke on “Sport as Culture: Does it Qualify?”. The Appreciating Culture Lecture 2015 - Guest Speaker Dr Nicholas Pappas, AM - The Arts Exhibition 2015, Works by
Welcome to The Appreciating Culture Lecture 2013. Professor Frederick G Hilmer AO President and Vice Chancellor UNSW lecture was “In the Eye of the Beholder”
Peter Garrett spoke on the “Power of Music in Education”. Peter Garrett was born in Waroonga, NSW and attended Barker College. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from ANU
The Hon. John Hatzistergos, Attorney General of New South Wales and Minister for Justice speaks about "Federation and Culture - Reflections on the Australian Constitution".
Appreciating Culture Lecture 2. Keynote Speaker Archbishop Stylianos.