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11 Jun 2020

Queen's birthday honours 2020 for Trinity community

We were pleased to see the following members of the Trinity community recognised on the Australian Honours List this week.

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02 Jun 2020

Memories of Mabo: How a Trinity alum became involved in a nation-defining legal case

Alumnus Dr Bryan Keon-Cohen AM QC is recognised as a legal expert when it comes to native title claims. We find out how he came to be involved in the...

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20 Apr 2020

How artificial intelligence can help save the planet

Amid all the COVID-19 craziness, the sustainability of our planet is still important and shouldn’t be forgotten. We share the story of one of our alumni who...

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15 Apr 2020

An inspiring journey from Alice Springs to Melbourne Law School

While the world is focused on COVID-19, educational challenges still remain, and will continue, for many Australians, particularly those in remote areas...

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30 Mar 2020

Loneliness – what it is and how to deal with it

Given the latest social distancing measures put into place by the government, loneliness – and how to avoid it – is something we need to seriously consider...

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16 Mar 2020

How our first female student started a long family tradition

Yesterday, 15 March, would have been Lilian Alexander’s birthday, the first female student at Trinity. Born in 1861, Lilian came to Trinity as a non...

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28 Feb 2020

50 years on: honouring the Trinity alumni behind the launch of the first Australian-built satellite

In 1970, NASA launched an Australian-built satellite into space for the first time, much to the delight of the University of Melbourne – and Trinity College...

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12 Feb 2020

Spotlight on David Tan and our new visual arts room

We're pleased to announce that the visual arts studio in our new residential building has been named after Trinity alum, Professor David Tan, who has a sharp...

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10 Feb 2020

And the winner is … announcing our 2020 Alum of the Year

At just 23 years old, Rona Glynn-McDonald is a leading voice in Australian society, drawing attention to First Nations peoples and the importance of sharing...

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03 Feb 2020

She came from away

As the smash-hit musical Come From Away enters its final weeks in Melbourne, we share the story of one of our 2019 Foundation Studies students, who comes...

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30 Jan 2020

When our choir leads to big things

As our choir tours North America, we share the story of one of our former choristers, Shoumendu Schornikow (TC 2007), whose performance experience at Trinity...

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13 Dec 2019

Ruby Smith – meet the creative

How a music scholarship helped Ruby Smith find her artistic calling.

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06 Dec 2019

Dr Adrian Mitchell – meet the doctor

Adrian Mitchell’s time at Trinity may have been more than 50 years ago, but his college experiences will stay with him forever.

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15 Nov 2019

Sophy Ron – meet the inspiration

Sophy Ron went from scavenging for rubbish at a dump in Cambodia to studying at the University of Melbourne, showing that scholarships can be truly...

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14 Nov 2019

Wu Chun: our superstar alum

Wu Chun is not only one of Asia’s most recognisable faces, but he's also a sharp businessman and passionate philanthropist. Read more about the accidental...

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10 Nov 2019

Reunion Row for the winning 1969 Trinity College First Eight

In August the winning 1969 Trinity College crew held a reunion row on the Yarra River to celebrate the 50th anniversary of that success.

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08 Nov 2019

From Indian Slum to Trinity College

Mahinder Shrivas (TC 2016) shared this inspiring story at the Asha Society fundraising morning tea at Trinity College on 24 October 2019.

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19 Sep 2019

Helping unlock potential: the story of Indar Gill

Since he was young, Indar Gill (TCFS 2002) knew that he wanted to run his own business. Indar admits that building a business is not easy, as every business...

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10 Sep 2019

Building peace through friendship and understanding: Ginny’s experience with CISV

Ginny Droppert talks about her recent trip to Thailand and experience with the Children's International Summer Villages.

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11 Jul 2019

Vale Bishop James Grant AM (TC 1950)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bishop James Grant AM, an alumnus, former employee and leader, and one of Trinity’s closest friends...

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21 Jun 2019

To my donor, with thanks: real stories, real life-changing moments

The below letter from one of our scholarship recipients to his donor shows just how much of an impact a scholarship can have on a young person's life.

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21 Jun 2019

Trinity alumna named top financial adviser

Sue Dahn is the first female to take the number one spot in Barron's Top 50 Financial Advisers list.

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19 Jun 2019

From slums to university: Trinity’s commitment to helping Asha change lives in India

A number of representatives from India’s Asha Foundation visited Trinity yesterday to meet and reconnect with staff and students involved in the college’s...

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14 Jun 2019

Queen's Birthday Honours List 2019

Each year we’re pleased to see a number of our alumni recognised with Queen's Birthday Honours. This year was no exception, and we extend our congratulations...

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11 Jun 2019

Do you know someone who would thrive living at Trinity?

There’s something special about living at Trinity. When you talk to the students the first thing they always mention is the close-knit, caring community and...

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16 May 2019

Foundation Studies alum carves a tech career in Indonesia

After spending eight years in Australia, Vincent Tjendra (TCFS 2007) has returned to his home country of Indonesia to ride the wave of the country’s emerging...

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15 May 2019

Where are they now? Annelise Tiller (TC 1996): Redesigning a career path

Annelise Tiller (née Porter, TC 1996) began a Bachelor of Science Geomatics with a major in Mathematics while living at Trinity. Early in her second year she...

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28 Mar 2019

Rubbish collected, lights off – Trinity students go green

Earlier this month, Trinity College students collected rubbish for Clean Up Australia Day, and they are now preparing to switch off the lights for Earth Hour...

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06 Mar 2019

Meet our Carlton locals

Two alumni, who both enjoy working with their hands but have followed very different career paths, have established businesses within 100 metres of each...

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Bee Rueh and Siu Leung
31 Jan 2019

Australia Day Honours for Trinity

Each year we’re pleased to see a number of our alumni recognised with Australia Day Honours. This year was no exception, and we extend our congratulations to...

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