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"Cultivating the worst form of sectarianism": conviction and controversy in the establishment of denominational colleges in Australian universities, with particular reference to the University of Queensland and to the centenary of St Leo's College.

Walker, Ian


The University of Queensland and the University of Western Australia were the last two of Australia’s six universities established by World War II. Both were established early in the 1900s, with Queensland’s university declared a “people’s university” that was to be different from the earlier universities of the 1800s – it was to be “a thoroughly unsectarian university” with “no residential colleges”. It was established on the site of the old Government House, but soon denominational colleges...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-06
Type: Conference paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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