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28 Jul 2021

Kalisi Fonua on making the move from Toowoomba to Melbourne

When Kalisi Fonua moved to Melbourne to go to university, he felt college would be the most sensible place to live. Little did he know what kind of...

21 Jul 2021

5 things to know about ... the end-of-life services industry

Matt Geleta and his colleagues at Bare are shifting the end-of-life services industry from funeral parlours and burial ceremonies to a more holistic offering...

Category: People

20 Jul 2021

In memory of artist Dr B Marika AO

Vale artist, cultural activist and environmental advisor Dr B Marika AO.

Category: People

19 Jul 2021

Meet FS teacher John Murphy

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Deputy Subject Leader John Murphy shares a funny story from the classroom and tells of the time he went head-to-head with...

Category: Foundation Studies

16 Jul 2021

Meet Residential Advisor Hope Dolino

Hope Dolino shares tales of her travels and why she refuses to live in fear.

16 Jul 2021

Incorrect report of Trinity College staff member testing positive to COVID-19

Note correction to The Age news article from 16 July 2021. Trinity Grammar, not Trinity College, staff member tests positive.

Category: About

13 Jul 2021

Tyrina's message to regional, Indigenous and interstate students: you can make it happen

Tyrina Garstone moved from Broome to Melbourne to pursue her university studies – and now says she has the best of both worlds.

12 Jul 2021

Girl Power: the program getting young women into engineering and IT

Girl Power alum and current mentor Millie a’Beckett explains what the recent Girl Power program facilitated by Trinity College was all about, and how it’s...

Category: Foundation Studies

09 Jul 2021

Clare Wever on finding community at college

For Clare Wever, life is about seizing the opportunities. The first-year uni student feels right at home at Trinity College, coming from McKinnon High School...

07 Jul 2021

Meet Deputy Dean Anthony McGirr

Our Residential College's Deputy Dean Anthony McGirr tells us how he's been inspired by Indiana Jones and about the caring nature of the Trinity community.

05 Jul 2021

A student explains what the NAIDOC Week theme 'heal country' means

As we enter this year’s NAIDOC Week, Trinity student Serena Barton of Yadighana, Wuthathi and Gurindji peoples reflects on this year’s theme of ‘heal country’.

01 Jul 2021

How a scholarship saved Will time and helped him find lifelong friends

Will Smith's high school teachers helped him find the ideal uni course to match his interests, while a college scholarship gave him the space to thrive while...

24 Jun 2021

Sophie Killalea trades country life for the big city

Sophie Killalea wasn’t sure what she wanted to do when she finished high school in country NSW, but her eventual decision to move to Melbourne and Trinity...

22 Jun 2021

Alex Chieng shares his experience of moving to Australia for Foundation Studies

When Alex Chieng moved to Melbourne for Foundation Studies in 2015, the city captured his heart. He now can’t imagine living anywhere else. Here he shares...

Category: Foundation Studies

21 Jun 2021

Trinity residential building picks up design award

On 18 June 2021, Trinity College's newest residential building was awarded a top gong at the Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Chapter awards.

18 Jun 2021

This is Jeanine's powerful story of humanising a refugee experience

Born stateless, Jeanine Hourani now inspires and empowers other refugees through storytelling. In line with World Refugee Day on 20 June, we share her...

Category: People

17 Jun 2021

How a scholarship made the transition from school to uni easy for Abby

Abby Griffith-Barrow describes college as a ‘bridge into the world’, and something that many school leavers can benefit from if university is in their sights.

16 Jun 2021

Queen's birthday honours 2021

Well done to the members of the Trinity College community who were recognised with Queen's birthday honours in 2021.

Category: About

07 Jun 2021

Charlie Sutterby on what makes living at Trinity College so special

For first-year student Charlie Sutterby, getting into Trinity felt like she'd been given a golden ticket. Here she explains why.

04 Jun 2021

Be open to doubt: Why we need more Hans in our lives

The Revd Prof Mark Lindsay discusses Catholic controversialist Prof Hans Küng’s resistance to dogmatic certainty and openness to doubt.

Category: Theological School

03 Jun 2021

Rounding out Reconciliation Week: Q&A with Cooper Craig-Peters

Cooper Craig-Peters is a proud Indigenous man and a keen footballer, having risen through the ranks of the Western Bulldogs’ academy and now plying his trade...

02 Jun 2021

5 things to know about … being a professional musician

Trinity alum and flutist John Wion has played in orchestras on Broadway, for the New York City Ballet, the New York City Opera and the New York Philharmonic...

Category: People

31 May 2021

Kerry Gleeson steps in as new Chair of Trinity College Board

We offer a warm welcome to Kerry Gleeson, who officially took over the reins from Charles Sitch as Chair of the Trinity College Board this month.

Category: People

31 May 2021

‘It’s not for us’: A First Nations student reflects on the theme of National Reconciliation Week 2021

Serena Barton is a Yadighana, Wuthathi and Gurindji person with connections to Waiben in Zenadth Kes (the Torres Strait Islands). She originally delivered...

27 May 2021

It’s Reconciliation Week and our First Nations committee is on a mission

As we enter National Reconciliation Week 2021, Trinity College’s First Nations student committee, Kumergaii Yulendji, shares their mission as leaders within...

25 May 2021

Willow Plex on having the confidence to be yourself

For Willow Plex, moving to Melbourne and living at Trinity College gave her the opportunity to give everything a go and be who she wanted to be, while also...

21 May 2021

Meet FS teacher Paulo Mendonça

Foundation Studies physics teacher Dr Paulo Mendonça shares his favourite subject from school (it's not physics) and the progression of careers he wanted to...

Category: Foundation Studies

18 May 2021

Meet RC admissions manager Chris Greaves

Our Residential College admissions and student recruitment manager Chris Greaves shares his life philosophy and love of Eurovision.

18 May 2021

5 things to know about ...how to be a professional coach and facilitator

Raatha Ganesh (TCFS 2001) is a professional coach (aka a Disruptor in Chief). Her intention with every interaction is to leave people and the world better...

Category: People

17 May 2021

Celebrating IDAHOBIT

In recognition of our college’s celebration of IDAHOBIT, the Trinity College GSA consisting of Jasper Garner, Gabby Tabain, Rose Jowett-Smith, Loe Le, Rhys...

Category: People

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