New building is a top formula for college

By Tate Papworth

Marian College in Sunshine West has unveiled a new building to cater for its growing community.

The new science and VCAL building, named after Sister Martin Jones, was officially opened at the college last

Marian College community development officer Vicky Casey said the building was an exciting addition to the college’s facilities.

“This project delivered four large, flexible learning classrooms/laboratories, three breakout spaces and a preparation room for science,” she said.

“It also includes a break-out space and staff office for VCAL.”

She said that the new building would be a big help in making the school more accessible.

“There’s a lift that will provide access between floors for the new wing and one of our other main buildings,” she said.

“It’s really opened up the middle of the school property, with the demolition of the old science/VCAL building.”

The college said it hoped the new building would help develop further its already strong reputation in the

Marian College placed ninth this year globally in the Education Perfect Science Championships and was the top Victorian school.