Facilities

St. Mary's College has up-to-date facilities across the campus and all rooms are air-conditioned. For more information on our facilities, please refer to the list below.

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 Middle School Rooms

  • Large dynamic spaces that can be configured a number of different ways to suit different learning strategies

  • Flexible furniture that is both ergonomic and functional

  • Engaging environments that stimulate learning and cater for student’s individual needs

 Science Laboratories 

  • Contemporary work stations that facilitate scientific discovery

  • Extensive collection of state-of-the-art scientific equipment engages student’s investigative instincts

  • Both individual and collaborative laboratory settings available to cater for a wide variety of experimental and research activities

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 Art

  • Darkroom, dedicated installation room, painting studio and gallery all integrated into learning spaces

  • Interactive decor that stimulates the senses and encourages creativity

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Tissot Chapel and Garden of Honour

  • Quiet, reflective space for prayer and contemplation
  • The spiritual hub of the College which celebrates our traditions

  • Garden of honour commemorates the sacrifices of past students who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country and defending our nation SMC small-66.jpg

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Library and Resource Centre

  • Comfort furniture and flexible spaces promote student collaboration and learning circle
  • Comprehensive collection of fiction and non-fiction resources engage students sense of wonder and love of learning
  • Cutting edge technologies deliver information to students on demand

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IT Hub

  • Dedicated IT services and technicians available at all times to students

  • Hardware and software support provided by dedicated staff

  • Tech Team focused on problem-solving and trouble-shooting run by students to support their peers and to develop high level IT skills

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 The Citadel

  • ​The Citadel is St. Mary’s College “Makerspace”.  Citadel stands for Create- Imagine- Transform- Acquire- Design- Engineer- Learn.
  • ​​​It is a space where students are welcome to visit before school and during break to work on projects, enjoy technology, make things and collaborate with like-minded students. Classes may also use this space during lessons. Some of the activities and equipment available include:

​Robotics - Lego Mindstorms​Arduio
​Raspberry Pi
​Google Cardboard
​Holograms​iPads and Tablets
​3D Printer​Disassembly station
​Linux​Windows
​Mac​Makey Makey
​LittleBits​Circuit Scribe

  

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 Industrial Technology and Design

  • Industrial-grade machinery and workshops provide realistic and industry-relevant experiences for students

  • Latest technologies such as 3D printers and CAD packages ensure students are immersed in contemporary and up-to-date work cultures

  • Highest level of safety built into the designs of all workstations to ensure a safe and productive environment that is reflective of industry standards

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Hospitality

  • Commercial-grade kitchen and industry standard instructional facilities ensure students gain a realistic and accurate appreciation of the hospitality industry

  • Fully equipped restaurant facility on campus allows students to plan, design and run their own functionsSMC small-304.jpgHigh Tea (9).JPGHigh Tea (14).JPGWine & cheese prep (3).JPG

Textiles and Fashion

  • Students design, cut out and sew contemporary fashions on the latest equipment

  • A design studio allows students to share ideas and collaboratively create garments and accessories

 

Physical Education

  • A 12 metre climbing wall, state-of the art playing surface and gym equipment all integrated into a full size, all weather, multi-purpose gymnasium

  • A full range of sporting equipment available for students to utilise including soccer, futsal, hockey, netball, touch, rugby league, rugby union, badminton, table tennis, basketball, golf, athletics, rock-climbing, aerobics and gymnastics

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Marine Studies

  • The MV Integrity is the College’s 6 metre training vessel, which together with our two 3.5 metre training vessels provide students with real-life hands-on learning experiences

  • A wide range of freshwater and oceanic equipment is on hand to allow students to fully explore careers in the marine industry

Performing Arts

  • Dedicated studios and practice rooms provide excellent environments for students to hone their musical talents
  • Editing suites and a blue-screen facility allow students to experiment in the art of film-making
  • Industry-grade light and sound equipment, mixing desks and cameras are all integrated into a fully functional theatrette

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