OLNA Support 

The following after school OLNA support sessions are being offered by English and Mathematics teachers throughout Term 3. These sessions are strongly recommended for students in Years 10 and 11 who are still required to pass one or more OLNA assessment areas, and compulsory for Year 12 students to attend one session per week for each relevant OLNA assessment area.

Literacy Support (Reading and Writing)

Wednesdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm in MCC13-18 (Report to English Office)

Thursdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm in MCC13-18 (Report to English Office)

Other times may be negotiated directly between individual students and their English teacher. For further queries please contact Head of English, John Crooks: john.crooks@mdc.wa.edu.au

Numeracy Support

Wednesdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm in MCC7

Thursdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm in MCC7

Other times may be negotiated directly between individual students and their Mathematics teacher. For further queries please contact Head of Mathematics, Peter Roberts: peter.roberts@mdc.wa.edu.au

For all other OLNA queries please contact Mrs Tamara Boyer, Deputy Principal Teaching and Learning: tamara.boyer@mdc.wa.edu.au 



July 24th - 28th Week 2 Term 3 2017

This annual week-long celebration of the Arts is upon us once again and we are gearing up for a jam-packed week.

The festival will include performances by our Music, Dance and Drama Students in various venues around the College breaking up the normal recess and lunchtime routines.

Plus our Visual Art students will be adorning areas of the College with Art pieces including murals, digital projections and sculptures, with some live art creations as well.

Keep your eyes open, enjoy the week and make sure you applaud our talented performers.


Student Success

Emily Bennett (Year 9) was involved in the WA Athletes series against Malaysia and Singapore over the holidays. Emily had a fantastic series coming away with a gold medal in shot put and a silver medal in discus. These are both outstanding efforts and we congratulate you on these achievements. Well done.

Emily Malaysia 2017 b

Mater Dei in the Press

Keely Lynch (Year 10) was featured in the Joondalup Times alongside her brothers as the Falcons’ first siblings to feature across the West Perth’s men’s and women’s teams. To read more, click here


WACE Revision Sessions at ECU
Monday 25 to Friday 29 September @ Joondalup and South West Campuses
Prepare for Year 12 exams, guided by experienced secondary teachers with WACE marking experience. And it’s FREE!
Register Joondalup

Curtin University Social Work Info Evening
Wednesday 30 August – 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Are you interested in finding out more about a career in social work? Are you curious about what a social worker does and what a typical day looks like?
Find out more and register now
Curtin University Psychology and Speech Pathology Info Evening
Tuesday 12 September – 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Our psychology information evening provides a great opportunity to speak to the experts about your options in undergraduate psychology.
Find out more and register now
Murdoch University Pathways and TISC Info Evening
Perth Campus – 30 August @ 6pm
Learn about the TISC process and how to structure your preferences, hear about OnTrack, OnTrack Sprint and FlexiTrack which are fee-free enabling programs making you eligible to apply for any course at Murdoch with an indicative ATAR of 70.00, and hear about the pathways and options available to you if you don’t quite get the mark you hoped, fall short in your ATAR English subject of if extenuating circumstances mean you can’t complete the ATAR.
Find out more
ECU Pizza Night for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
Tuesday 8 August – 6pm to 7pm
Join us for pizza and a yarn about uni entry pathways, courses and plenty more.
Mount Lawley Campus
ECU Counter Terrorism, Security and Intelligence Info Morning
Saturday 26 or Sunday 27 August – 9am to 12pm @ Joondalup Campus
Considering a career in Counter Terrorism, Security or Intelligence? Chat to course coordinator, Jeff Corkill, about ECU’s Counter Terrorism, Security and Intelligence courses, the flexible study options and your career goals. It’s a great opportunity to chat with your future lecturer and meet students currently studying the course.
Register now

UWA Open Day
Visit us on Open Day to explore our amazing campus, witness the student experience firsthand, chat to current students as well as our world-class teaching and research staff, and take part in the huge variety of entertainment, activities, tours, displays and information sessions on offer over the day.



Future Students
Open Day 



Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
Engineering Information Session - Early Offers and the Pursuit Scholarship



Future Students
TISC Information Evening



Future Students
Campus Tour

Scholarships UWA Engineering

We are delighted to announce that the UWA Engineering Pursuit Scholarship has been increased to $25,000 for 2017 school leavers. Students who achieve an ATAR of 96 or higher in their WACE exams will be eligible for the scholarship. More information is available at uwa.edu.au/engineeringpursuit

Engineering early offers

Applications for early offers into the Engineering Direct Pathway for 2018 are now open.

You simply need your mid-year report showing A or B grades for four WACE ATAR subjects or a predicted ATAR of 92.00 or higher. You’ll be offered a place at UWA and you can accept before your WACE exams. Your offer requires you to achieve an actual ATAR of 90.

Students can apply at uwa.edu.au/early

Study Assist

Provides Information for students about government assistance for financing tertiary study. The amount of fees you pay for your course depends on a range of factors, including the type of student you are (international or domestic), the type of course you are undertaking (e.g. Bachelor, Master, Diploma etc) and the type of provider you are attending (public university, private provider, VET provider etc. and whether your enrolment is subsidised by the Australian Government or a state or territory government.

Find out more at the following website



We are now taking sibling enrolments for all years.

For further enquiries please phone our Enrolments Officer, Ang Lourens on 9405 4777 or email: enrolments@mdc.wa.edu.au

Uniform Shop Hours  

Term 3: Week 2 -10

Monday 8.00am -11.30am

Thursday 12.30pm - 4.00pm

(During school term only) 

In addition to visiting the Mater Dei College Uniform Shop and placing your uniform order in person, Matrix Uniforms (supplier of Mater Dei College Uniforms) now offers the convenience of online ordering.


Matrix Uniforms Contact: 0435 751 963

Please note this phone is only operated during school uniform shop hours. If we are unavailable, please leave a message and we will call you back.

For urgent queries over the school holidays please email sales@matrixuniforms.com.au

Purchases can now be paid with Cash, Eftpos or Credit card. Student Card will no longer be accepted in the Uniform Shop.