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The Mary St Post contains news and updates about KSR for alumni, former staff, parents and anyone else interested.

New Managers!

Following on from his role as National Universities Coordinator at Red Frogs, Mark Gellie and his wife Amy are preparing for the new challenge of leading the Res. They will bring with them their three children, Briah, Sam and Lewis. Find out more about them

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2016 Annual Report

The Kew Baptist Student Hostel Inc Association is the incorporated association responsible for the management of the Res.
This year’s AGM took place on April 30. To read the reports from the Chair, Managers and Treasurer, click on the image below.

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The Two of Us

The Two of Us – Andy Hunter and Glynn Chambers (2005 – ’06)

Andy Hunter and Glynn Chambers, in many ways, couldn’t be more different.

But their relationship, forged through living together at the Hostel, continues to be strong despite living on different continents in opposite hemispheres.

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KSR Accommodation Scholarship Fund

KSR Accommodation Scholarship Fund

We know that students from rural Australia are at a disadvantage – for a wide range of reasons – in regards to access to, and success in, higher education. Studies have shown the support by way of scholarships for financially disadvantaged students can not only increase the opportunity for further education and improve educational outcomes, but that these scholarships also contribute to their recipients’ improved self-efficacy and contribution to society.

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Ruach

Ruach: Writings from the Breath of Creativity and Spirituality (Zoe Boyle ’15 and Marny Croot ’11-’12)

Zoe and Marny were part of the very first cohort of NEXT students at Whitley College in 2015. Now in just its third year, NEXT has had nine former KSR students undertake the course. As part of the course, Zoe and Marny contributed to a book of creative works called Ruach: Writings from the Breath of Creativity and Spirituality. We offer a piece from each of them here…

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Community Life – Care

Community Life – Establishing Care Groups

What better way to get to know the strangers you’ve just moved in with than being locked in a room together and having a timed challenge to figure out your escape or jumping in a mini-van and going on a road trip to Geelong!

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