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Papers Taught in Semester One 2020

The papers offered in semester two 2019 are grouped by discipline. Make sure that the courses you want to take will help you to complete your degree or diploma, rather than finding out later that they do not fit the requirements and therefore cannot be counted. Learn more about the qualifications the College offers or […]

Courses Taught in Semester One 2020

Papers Taught in Semester Two, 2019

The papers offered in semester two 2019 are grouped by discipline. Make sure that the courses you want to take will help you to complete your degree or diploma, rather than finding out later that they do not fit the requirements and therefore cannot be counted. Learn more about the qualifications the College offers or […]

FREE LECTURE BY VISITING THEOLOGIAN

Professor Thomas O’Loughlin, born in Dublin, has held the Chair of Historical Theology at the University of Nottingham for ten years. He is a priest of the Archdiocese of Arundel and Brighton on England’s south coast. Lecture at St. Columba Centre, 40 Vermont Street, Ponsonby. Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at 7.00pm Professor O’Loughlin uses his […]

Enrolments for Semester Two are open.

Enrolments for Semester Two of 2019 are open. The papers being offered can be found here on the website. Enrolments for Semester Two close on May 24th, 2019

Ordination to the Priesthood of Three Deacons

Our three new transitional deacons  were ordained on Saturday 29 September  2018 at Sacred Heart Church in Ponsonby. They now are preparing for Ordination to the priesthood Deacons pictured below with Bishop Steve Low are, from left to right: Deacon Vui Hoang – Diocese of Palmerston North.  To be ordained priest 29th June at Cathedral […]

Sr. Elizabeth Snedden RSCJ receives the Excellence Award!

Sr. Elizabeth Snedden RSCJ was presented the Excellence Award in recognition of her Outstanding Contribution to Catholic Tertiary Teaching in New Zealand by the NZ Catholic Education Office, Good Shepherd College and The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa NZ at a ceremony on Sunday 5th August 2018. The eldest of five children, Elizabeth started her teaching […]

Congratulations – Class of 2018 Graduates!

The 2018 Graduation Ceremony of Good Shepherd College was held on Friday 8 June at 5:00 p.m. at St Columba Centre, Ponsonby. The ceremony began with the academic procession into the Hall by the graduands and the College dignitaries, and a welcome speech was delivered by the GSC Chair of the Senate Dr Tony Lanigan followed […]

The Career for you! – BTheology is suitable for Secondary Teaching!

After a recent NZ Catholic Education Office (NZCEO) meeting with the NZ Education Council, Good Shepherd College is delighted to announce that its Bachelor of Theology degree is now recognized as a “suitable qualification for entry to secondary teacher training”.  The Council recognizes that “every Catholic School has Religious Education as part of their programme […]

Is Religion Really Bad for Science?

GSC’s very own Philosophy Lecturer, Rev. Dr. John Owens spoke at a conference on 5th May at Auckland University called “Is Religion Really Bad for Science? Reflections on Dawkins and Other New Atheists,” which was organized by the NZ Christians in Science group. His topic was metaphysics, and he compared the approach of Richard Dawkins […]