Academics & Employability
Supported by tutors, mentors, peers and development programs, Mannix will prepare you for success and university and the workforce. The College enjoys a well-deserved reputation for its inspiring academic environment with 24/7 access to our Academic Centre, quiet study spaces, and an extensive library. High pass rates above the national average are a direct reflection of the College’s culture of excellence and support. The College provides everything possible to set its students on the pathway to success. Mannix students get a head start in their career and personal life with access to leadership roles, training courses, guest speakers, mentoring and advice from a network of Old Collegians. If you want to maximise your success in the classroom and into the workforce, start your future at Mannix College.
Mannixians have gone on to make significant contributions to Australia and the world. They are represented in Parliaments, are leaders in academia, business, agriculture, military, law, sport, education and have been awarded elite global scholarships. Among our alumni is Mick Dodson AM, Australian Aboriginal political activist and scholar who was named the 2009 Australian of the Year in recognition of his work to help better the lives of the country’s Indigenous peoples.
The Rhodes Scholarships enable students from a number of nations, including Australia, to study at the University of Oxford. They are among the most prestigious postgraduate scholarship awards available, being not just for intellectual excellence, but also for a desire to work for the greater good. Mannixians to be awarded this honour include:
- Kate Maddern (2021)
- Nick Young (2021)
- Connor Rochford (2017)
- Lewis Fry (2017)
- Geoffrey Pascoe (2013)
- Anthea Lindquist (2009)
Learn more about the Rhodes Scholarship.
The Fulbright Scholarship is the largest educational exchange scholarship program in the world, operating in over 160 countries and aimed at increasing binational research collaboration, cultural understanding, and the exchange of ideas. Mannixians to be awarded this honour include:
- Nathan Eva (2021)
- Louise Allen (2020)
- Annabelle Brennan (2020)
Learn more about the Fulbright Scholarship.