News & Events

Principal’s Desk – 1 April 2021

I have been asked a number of times in the last week or so what the highlight of my first term at Mater Christi has been.  Without a doubt it is the energy of the girls as I walk through the main courtyard , the Learning Commons, or Café Bene.  The joyous buzz of students, happy to be together, is a most welcome sound and I know the girls are making the most of opportunities to get involved and make new friends.

VCAL Literacy Excursion

March 30th, 2021

On March 16, Year 11 and 12 VCAL students had an excursion, into the city, to the Old Melbourne Goal and the Old Magistrates’ Court.

This excursion was for the units we are currently studying in Literacy about the History of Ned Kelly and Culpable Driving.

General Excellence Scholarships 2021

Open to Year 9 2021 students
Each year Mater Christi College awards a number of full and half scholarships to students entering Year 10 who have demonstrated excellence in their studies and their school life.

The three-year scholarship is designed to support students who wish to complete their Year 10 and VCE studies at Mater Christi.

Passion and opportunity combine

Following her passion and taking up all the opportunities open to her, helped Louise develop and grow throughout her studies.

Since starting at Mater Christi in Year 7, Louise’s philosophy has been to take all the opportunities that come her way.

Subject choice is key

A broad range of subjects kept Millie engaged and focused

Subject choice has been the key to Millie’s success, ensuring she stayed engaged and willing to put in the hard work.

She chose a variety of subjects from music and drama to chemistry and mathematical methods which kept her days interesting and varied.

Destined to dance

Emily's love of dance was supported and nurtured during her time at Mater Christi.

Emily lives and breathes dancing. She says Mater Christi provided wonderful opportunities to develop and foster her love of dance, including participation in cheer, pom and VCE Dance.

My Dream Job – Storm Tracker

March 18th, 2021

Aspiring Storm Tracker, Jen was the winner of our Careers Week My Dream Job writing competition. Here's why!

Whichever way you look at it, you aren’t confined to four walls, an office, a street, an everyday routine or even a country.

#ChooseToChallenge the misrepresentation of Feminism

March 12th, 2021


Below is the presentation by Maria Haggett, College Principal, delivered to staff and student leaders at our annual International Women's Day Breakfast. The theme for IWD2021 is #ChooseToChallenge.  


Today I am going to talk about the F-word.

A big picture view

March 11th, 2021

An ability to look at the bigger picture and a desire to contribute to her community have served HongLing well, and remain key to her future plans.

HongLing has a positive and practical approach to life and schooling.

“You don’t always have the perfect choice.

On her way to an electrical apprenticeship

March 11th, 2021

With so many different Vocational Education Training (VET) courses available to secondary students through TAFE, Alicia has been able to pursue a trade alongside her VCAL studies.

This year I am doing a VET Certificate II in Electrotechnology at Swinburne TAFE. In this course, we learn about the ins and outs of the work of an electrician.