Alumni News

    Trinity alumni are always achieving amazing things – from academia to mooting in Washington to film awards to performing at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival!

    Sam Allchurch (TC 2008) has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to the University of Cambridge to read for a Master of Music in Choral Studies.

    Simon Bell (TC 1991) had his first feature, Pineapples, shortlisted for Tropfest Australia 2012. The film also won Best Director and Best Screenplay at the Angry Film Festival in the Australian Shorts Section.

    Ronny Chieng (TCFS, 2004) debuted his solo stand-up comedy show, The Ron Way, at the 2012 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

    The Revd Canon Dr Ray Cleary AM (TC 1988), Director of Ministry Formation and Sambell Lecturer in Pastoral and Public Theology at the Trinity College Theological School, was been appointed Acting Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne.

    Nicholas Fenech (TC 2011) will be heading to Oxford University in October 2012 to study Classics.

    Fergus Green (TC 2003) has received a Sir John Monash Scholarship to undertake postgraduate study in 2013. He plans to commence a Masters in Philosophy and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

    Dr James Guest (TC 1936) appeared in an article about the 150th birthday of the Melbourne University medical school, A toast to our health, which was featured in The Sunday Age.

    Associate Professor Ian Haines (TC 1975) co-authored an online medical report on alternative therapies guru Dr Ian Gawler in the Royal Australian College of Physicians’ Internal Medicine Journal. An article about the report including commentary from Ian was featured on the front page of the 11 December edition of The Age.

    During the visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, to Rome, he and Pope Benedict XVI attended Vespers at the Monastery of San Gregorio al Caelio from which St Augustine departed for England in 597 AD. They were welcomed by the Prior of the Camoldese community, Fr Peter Hughes (TC 1964)

    Kate Metz (TC 1994) has published her first novel, Stiletto Safari, inspired by her experience as a wildlife volunteer in Namibia. Proceeds from sales of the book will go to aid a children’s home in Korea and an African wildlife conservation fund.

    Ben Murphy (TC 2008) and the University of Melbourne mooting team represented Australia in the international rounds of the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington.

    The Revd Dr Bruce William Shaw – Bruce-Paul SSF (TC 1970) was awarded his Doctorate.

    Former Trinity staff member Vincent Ramos (TCFS 1997) and Dr Michelle Lim (TCFS 1997) celebrated their marriage with a ceremony in Bali this April, performed by former Trinity Chaplain, Kim Cruickshank. In attendance were friends and family from around the world.

    Katherine Rekaris (TC 1989) was commissioned by Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance Trustees to design the Ex-Servicewomen’s Memorial Garden and Cairn in honour of the seventy thousand Australian women who served since the 1899–1902 Boer War.

    Annelise Tiller (TC 1996) recently functioned as site architect on the renovation of the Royal Palaces in Doha, Qatar. She is currently working for development company GHD in Doha.

    Michael Trail (TC 1979) had his article What happened to Australia’s fair-go culture? published in the 28 March edition of The Australian.

    Dr Richard Woolcott AC (TC 1946) was admitted to the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at the University of Melbourne.

    Alice Young (TC 2009) has been accepted into New York University Steinhardt to undertake a Master o