Students from the oldest university in Australia were forced to eat sheep's hearts and goon barrels mixed with raw eggs as part of an Anzac Day ritual, according to a report on their alcoholic and alcoholic culture.
Former sexual discrimination commissioner Elizabeth Broderick relayed her recommendations for an independent investigation into culture at St Paul's College at the University of Sydney on Friday.
The newly appointed head of Don Markwell University says the university has entered a new era and is renewing its culture after the report details the shocking behavior of students at the elite residential college.
The St Paul's College of the University of Sydney (pictured) has entered a new era and aims to change the alcoholic and sexist culture that was once recognized by
The university is recruiting more international, rural and public school students in a desperate attempt to reform the culture.
The students told independent researchers that students at St Paul & # 39; s College demonstrated sexist and degrading behavior towards women & # 39;
They also revealed details of their alcohol-fueled atmosphere.
"There is a tarp on the floor and buckets (because) there is vomiting non-stop," said one student to the researchers.
Residents of St Paul & # 39; s College told investigators that they treated sex as a "game"
The Broderick report details the shocking behavior of students at the elite residential college
Another student said there was a "hyper-masculinity crisis" among the residents of St Paul's College.
"I know other young women who have experienced all forms of sexual abuse by Paul's boys, but do not want to be identified and did not want to present their experience," he said.
The report found that almost 60 percent of St Paul's students graduated from a small number of prestigious male schools in Sydney, while 15 percent were from rural and regional areas of Australia.
In 2018, the university has sent invitations to more than 100 secondary schools, including the major regional state schools of New South Wales, to attend two school dinners.
The number of foreign students at the university also increased "significantly".
Dr. Don Markwell, head of the newly appointed University of St. Paul, plans to implement the recommendations of the Broderick Report, aired on Friday
"The university participates in a broad recruitment campaign in print and social media designed to attract undergraduate students from a more diverse range of schools in all suburbs of Sydney, NSW regional, interstate and abroad," states its action plan .
"The staff of the university has attended tertiary exhibitions for school children at the ACT, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbor and Newcastle / Lake Macquarie, and advertisements have been placed in regional media to attract regional students."
The university will also open a co-educational graduate house next year, which will welcome students to residency at St Paul's College for the first time.
"We are putting renewed emphasis and increased values of respect and dignity for all, including equal respect regardless of gender, and we are acting to defend those values," says a statement on the university's website.
St Paul & # 39; s College (pictured) aims to attract more international, rural and public school students and will welcome students for the first time in 2019
Former Commissioner of Sexual Discrimination Elizabeth Broderick (pictured) has conveyed her recommendations for an independent investigation into the culture of the university
The university also aims to continue expanding the scholarship program to recruit a more diverse student body, with a strong emphasis on training high-potential students with financial needs & # 39;.
Stuart Kelly, 18, committed suicide after spending just one night at St Paul & # 39; s College in 2016, after having undergone severe initiation rituals.
His father Ralph said the university had no shame & # 39; in the light of the report's shocking findings, which alleged that students held sex parties in a "Bones Room". Filled with mattresses, they sung racist slanders around a fire pit and called the wives of their companions "whales".
The report alleged that students held sex parties in a "Bones Room". Filled with mattresses, they sung racist slander around a fire pit and called it "foxes". to classmates and & # 39; whales & # 39;
The personal importance of these people is indescribable, but in 2018 they think they can get away with it? & # 39; Mr. Kelly posted on Facebook on Friday.
"The only way that culture will change within San Pablo is if the entire council resigns and the government is under the responsibility of the university."
At Stuart's funeral, the Kelly family was told that his son was held by other children and forced to drink alcohol in his throat.
The death of his son came after his older brother, Thomas, died in a one-hitting attack while walking with his girlfriend at Kings Cross in 2012.
Mother Kathy said that Stuart was broken & # 39; after spending only one night at St Paul's College.
"We apologize without reservation for any harm caused to any person by the unacceptable behavior of any member of the university, past or present, and in which we have not taken the strongest possible position against such behavior," said Dr. Markwell.
Dr. Markwell is committed to implementing the recommendations of the Broderick report.
"The Broderick Report shows that while there is much that the College can be proud of, including considerable progress in many areas, there are also areas to be ashamed of," he said.
& # 39; For these matters, we are deeply sorry.
"We apologize without reservation for any damage caused to any person by the unacceptable behavior of any member of the university, past or present, and in which we have not adopted the strongest position we could against such behavior."
The university will publish a progress report on the implementation of the recommendations of the Broderick Report in the first half of 2019.
The students were also forced to eat sheep's hearts, goon barrels mixed with other foods, such as raw eggs, as part of an Anzac Day ritual, according to the report.