Upcoming Events

Sancta has a full range of interesting events focusing on academic areas and current topical issues, over the coming weeks.

You are invited to attend any of these events to network with students, academic staff and guests. There is no charge and refreshments are served. Please RSVP for catering.


  • 15 August 6.30pm – 8.00pm
​Wisdom Forum: Responding to Environmental Change

The 2017 Wisdom Forum will feature three prominent Australians at the forefront of the sustainability debate in Australia:

  1. Professor David Schlosberg, Professor of Environmental Politics in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney and Co-Director of the Sydney Environment Institute
  2. Caroline Pidcock, Director of PIDCOCK – Architecture + Sustainability, ambassador for the AL Gore Climate Change project and past President of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, and
  3. Damien Giurco, Director of Innovation at the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology in Sydney, past coordinator of the Sustainable Digital Cities Network and past Chair of the AusIMM Sustainability Committee.


Join this esteemed panel for an evening of revelation and insight, as we examine an issue that will shape our destiny.
Guests may arrive for refreshments from 6:30pm.  The panel discussion will commence at 7pm and is expected to be finished by 8pm, with an opportunity to continue informal discussions until 8:30pm. 


  • 17 August 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Nursing Academic Event

Join us for a fun evening of trivia with guest nursing academics from the University of Notre Dame and University of Sydney. Cocktails and canapes will be served. 


  • 18 August 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Science and Medical Science Academic Event

Come along for an informative evening with guest speaker and renowned science communicator, Dr Karl. This talk and Q&A session, will be attended by academics from diverse specialities and alumni, and will conclude with cocktails. 


  • 5 September 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Music Academic Event

Please join our music faculty for some canapes and refreshments shared with Dr James Humberstone and Mr Kirril Monorosi from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and colleagues from Sydney University colleges. 


  • 7 September 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Veterinary Science Academic Event

How does pregnancy work for animals such as seahorses, lizards and sharks? What does gestation mean for an embryo? Join Sancta Sophia vet students for an exciting night of knowledge and enquiry. Dr. Camilla Whittington, our guest speaker will bring you to understand one of the most beautiful process in the universe – animal pregnancy. 


  • 17 September 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Health Sciences Academic Event 

Come learn from the best in the business about the changing nature of Health, how the NDIS will affect the future of health, and how to use business skills to create a successful practice.