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College Council

On 14 March 2019, the Council of St John’s College formed under the 2018 College Act, had its first meeting. Read more.

Council Members

Dr Bernadette Tobin AO GCSG, Chair
Mr Adrian Diethelm, Rector
Mr John Coorey, Deputy Chair
Very Rev Dr Gerald Gleeson VG
Mr Matthew Gordon
Sr Mary Helen Hill OP
Mr Khan Horne
Mrs Christine Liddy AO
Dr Sandra Lynch
Mr David Pacey
Judge Gerard Phillips
Ms Alexandra Ryan
Most Rev Dr Richard Umbers DD VG

Statute of Incorporation

The College is constituted by a statute of the New South Wales Parliament, the Saint John’s College Act 2018. The Act, which commenced on 2 July 2018, repeals and replaces the Saint John’s College Act 1857, under which the College was incorporated on 2 July 1858.

The Act provides for the College to be governed by a Council of 13 Members comprising:

(a)        the Rector;
(b)        3 Members appointed by the Catholic Archbishop of Sydney;
(c)        one Member appointed by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney;
(d)       4 Members elected by past students of the College who are graduates of the University of Sydney;
(e)        4 Members appointed by the Council.

By-laws and Council Charter

The following by-laws have been made by the Council under section 18 of the Act:

Saint John’s College By-law 2018 (current as at 25 July 2018)

Saint John’s College (Scholarships, Bursaries and Prizes) By-law 2019 (current as at 3 June 2019)

Saint John’s College (Transition) By-law 2018 (current as at 25 July 2018)

St John’s College (Matt Laffan Disability Scholarship) By-law 2019

Council has adopted a Council Charter which sets out obligations of Council Members and regulates Council proceedings.  Council has also approved a short statement on Role and Responsibilities of Council Members, and a Skills Matrix and List of Attributes.

Regulations

The following regulations have been made by the Rector under the Saint John’s College By-law:

General Regulation (current as at 25 July 2018)

Student Code of Conduct Regulation (current as at 25 July 2018)

Governance Documents

Strategic Plan 2015-2019

Financial Statement 2014

Financial Statement 2015

Financial Statement 2016

Financial Statement 2015

Financial Statement 2017

Annual Review 2013

Annual Review 2014

Annual Review 2015

Annual Review 2016

Annual Review 2017