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10 Jul 2020

Getting the full Australian experience: Dennis Qian tells of his move from FS to RC

After completing Foundation Studies in 2016, Dennis Qian moved into Trinity’s Residential College while studying at the University of Melbourne, and couldn’t...

Category: Foundation Studies

19 May 2020

How do you teach drama virtually? A teacher explains how.

Last week we shared the story of how our drama program came into being; this week we share how it’s been adapted to the online learning environment. No easy...

Category: Foundation Studies

06 May 2020

How this social change agent is influencing politics through research

In times like these, we’re reminded to look at the big picture. That’s what our alum Dr Sabrina Anjara has been doing her whole career.

Category: Foundation Studies

01 Aug 2019

Buddy program helps new students settle into Melbourne life

Moving to a new country to start a new life chapter can be daunting, but Trinity eases the anxiety by offering a buddy program to new Foundation Studies...

Category: Foundation Studies

07 Jul 2019

Trinity student goes from garbage dump to graduation, the inspiring story of Sophy Ron

Media in Australia and around the world have picked up the incredible journey of one of our Foundation Studies students.

Category: Foundation Studies

07 Jun 2019

New addition to Trinity portrait gallery: Serene Yong

We’ve officially unveiled the latest addition to our revered portrait gallery.

Category: Foundation Studies

Serene Yong_Trinity College
22 May 2019

Artist ‘Red’ Hong Yi named inaugural FS Alum of the Year

On Friday, more than 70 of our Foundation Studies alumni got together for a night of mingling and fun at Trinity College.

Category: Foundation Studies

Red Hong Yi_Trinity College FS Alum of the Year 2019
01 Feb 2019

Trinity Infinity codes NASA robots to become world robotics competition finalists

A group of Mathematics 2 students from Trinity College’s Foundation Studies program finished in first place in the domestic phase of the Zero Robotics...

Category: Foundation Studies

Dr Amy Nisselle
13 Dec 2018

Trinity student ranked number one for robotics in Australia

Trinity College Foundation Studies student Rachel Ye won two awards at the recent Australian national robotics competition. Rachel took out the tournament...

Category: Foundation Studies

Rachel Ye, national robotics competition winner, Trinity College
25 Sep 2018

Community Planting Day

On Saturday 1 September the Residential College partnered with the Pathways School’s Foundation Studies program to host the annual Community Planting Day at...

Category: Foundation Studies

16 May 2018

A home away from home: Finding community in residence

It’s never easy to move out of home and study with hundreds of other students in residence. Now, imagine doing this in a foreign country far from your...

Category: Foundation Studies

13 Mar 2018

Fair Dinkum Bigger and Better than Ever

On Wednesday 7 March, Trinity College Foundation Studies (TCFS) hosted their biannual Fair Dinkum Clubs and Activities expo, its largest to date.

Category: Foundation Studies

14 Feb 2018

Not Another Hong Kong Banker

Hong Kong is a well-known financial hub with many of our alumni living and working in this cosmopolitan city. However, there are also many Trinity alumni...

Category: Foundation Studies

14 Feb 2018

Caryn Ng- An Unexpected Journey

My name is Caryn Ng and I am from the 2003 February program at Trinity. I went on to study law and media and communications at the University of Melbourne...

Category: Foundation Studies

27 Nov 2017

Drama Studies: A uniquely Trinity story

‘There’s over 63 cultures [countries] that have come through the Foundation Studies program, and they’ve all done drama. It’s a regular United Nations; I...

Category: Foundation Studies

14 Nov 2017

FS Buddy Program 2017

The third edition of the FS Buddy Program hosted by the Student Welfare Office was a huge success.

Category: Foundation Studies

06 Oct 2017

Central Australia Adventure 2017

Between 16-27 September, 58 Pathways School students and nine staff embarked on a journey to Central Australia to explore the region’s amazing culture and...

Category: Foundation Studies

18 Aug 2017

Trinity Students Join Melbourne Youth Orchestra

When Helen Flint, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Lecturer, asked her students what they had been doing in the semester break, she was surprised and...

Category: Foundation Studies

26 Jul 2017

Catching up with Glen Jennings

For over two decades, Glen Jennings has been working at Trinity College Foundation Studies, provided lectures and tutorials in History of Ideas and...

Category: Foundation Studies

06 Jul 2017

FS 20+ Year Reunion: Students and Staff Pivotal to Foundation Studies Success

On Sunday 25 June, alumni, former and current staff of the Foundation Studies (FS) program were invited back to the College for the inaugural 20 year plus FS...

Category: Foundation Studies

21 Apr 2017

Trinity Alumnus to Launch ASEAN newspaper

Rohan Ramakrishnan (TCFS 2005), has announced the official launch of The ASEAN Post (TAP) for the third quarter of 2017, a digital newspaper devoted to...

Category: Foundation Studies

21 Apr 2017

Mother-Daughter Start Foundation Studies Family Legacy

In February 2017, Jessica Tan (February Main Intake 2017), daughter of Madam Choong Wai Lan (TCFS 1994), created history by becoming the first offspring of...

Category: Foundation Studies

03 Apr 2017

FS Buddy Program

The Buddy Program assists new Foundation Studies students with an easy transition to living and studying in Melbourne.

Category: Foundation Studies

14 Mar 2017

Fair Dinkum Festival Promotes Student Wellbeing

One of the highlights of the student’s calendar year is the Fair Dinkum Festival that takes place on Trinity’s scenic Bulpadock.

Category: Foundation Studies

06 Mar 2017

Brazilian Carnival Welcome Party for February Main Students

On Friday 17 February 2017, over 450 new Trinity College Foundation Studies students came to a Brazilian Carnival themed welcome party.

Category: Foundation Studies

18 Jan 2017

Then And Now- Foundation Studies and Dr Ian Teo

The year 2004 was by almost all accounts a simpler time. Facebook had just been founded, Google released Gmail in April, and Mean Girls dominated the box...

Category: Foundation Studies

16 Jan 2017

Humility Key to Fong Wai Hong’s Success

Fong Wai Hong (FS February Main 2002), was a finalist for the Malaysian Australian Alumni Award 2016 in the Young Entrepreneur category. While back in...

Category: Foundation Studies

09 Jan 2017

Farewell for Now - 29 Royal Parade Tribute

In July 2004, Trinity College acquired a new building, an old doctor’s surgery at 29 Royal Parade directly across the road from the main campus and...

Category: Foundation Studies

22 Nov 2016

Diana Taty Azman – Changing Lives in Malaysia

It is often said that the key to a meaningful life is to develop a sense of purpose. For Diana Taty Azman (February Main 2008), currently working with the...

Category: Foundation Studies

22 Nov 2016

Catching up with Andrew Oppenheim

Mathematics teacher, Andrew Oppenheim, first started teaching TCFS students part-time in 2002. He clearly enjoyed the experience very much though as he has...

Category: Foundation Studies

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