The SFK program offers all residents a chance to pursue their interests and express their talents, each event is enjoyable for everyone – performers and viewers alike.
The Sir Frank Kitto Trophy is an intercollege competition that comprises of various cultural events held throughout the year.
For this event, each college presents a team of six residents to participate in a variety of improvisation games ranging from one to three minutes in competition against the other colleges.
Each college elects a team of four members (that can vary across debates), to debate a prepared topic and an impromptu debate over two days.
A team of singers and musicians from each college performs a 10 minute medley of songs compiled from a variety of decades and genres.
One representative from every college will deliver one prepared speech and respond to an impromptu speech.
The more people a college can get to participate in a 10 – 12 minute performance on stage, the more points they will receive.
Each college may submit several pieces to display their individual skills under the submission categories of painting, drawing, craftwork, multimedia, mixed media, poetry and short stories.
The MBPT programs offer’s all UNE students a chance to pursue their interests in the intercollege sports competition and the awards are presented to the college(s) that achieves the best results for the given year.
These trophies are a significant reminder of the importance that has always been placed on sport at UNE and the role in which it can play. From humble yet passionate beginnings, today they remain an integral part of on campus life here at UNE.
The Mary Bagnall trophy was donated in 1965 by an anonymous donor and named after the principal of Mary White College for the winner of the women’s inter-college sports competition.
Two years later, in 1967 the President’s Trophy was established for the winner of the men’s inter-college sports competition.
MBPT events and activities will be announced shortly