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03 Aug 2020

Charlie Baylis talks about finding his tribe and his confidence at college

Former Geelong Grammar student Charlie Baylis tells of his transition to life at college at the University of Melbourne and beyond.

21 Jul 2020

Tessa Moon: proof that a career path need not be straight

Tessa Moon faced a common conundrum when deciding what to study post-high school. Should she choose a degree based on her grades, or her interests? Should...

03 Jul 2020

What is a residential college?

In the United States, ‘college’ is synonymous with university. In Australia, the term ‘college’ isn’t as well known, but living at a residential college – or...

02 Jul 2020

How this Brissie boy’s school experience helped him build a life in Melbourne

Vaughan Marega was keen to push his comfort zone, build his network and make new friends, and an interstate move made it all possible.

12 Jun 2020

The Sydney-schooled go-getter who found her groove in Melbourne

Alum Grace Clarke shares her journey from Sydney high school, Ascham, to Trinity College and the University of Melbourne, and onward into a career with...

10 Jun 2020

Student perspective: What’s it like ‘living’ at Trinity from afar?

Residential College student Annabelle Stevens tells us what it’s like being a socially distanced member of the Trinity community … all the way from Sydney.

18 May 2020

This Trinity College crew once appeared on Australia’s Got Talent … and made it to the semis

Brian McFadden dubbed them the ‘singing nerds from Melbourne’. But how did these ‘nerds’ get their start, and how have they stayed strong for nearly 15 years?

14 May 2020

Why we need to step up our ethical game if we want a brighter future post COVID-19

Resident student Edwina Jackson provides a recap of this week's Fireside Chat with Associate Professor Ben Neville, and gives us insight into how both...

08 May 2020

This great Trinity tradition won't go ahead this year...

Tomorrow was supposed to be the running of the 'Juttoddie' – one of Trinity's oldest and most beloved traditions. While it won't go ahead this year, we will...

30 Apr 2020

Inside the Emoji Project: How our students aim to connect us in this time of disconnection

Using their time in isolation inventively, five Trinitarians apply the ‘picture says a thousand words’ concept to develop emojis that could help connect us all.

27 Apr 2020

Keeping the spirit alive: how does college life work in lockdown?

Trinity student Jasper Garner gives us the inside scoop on what’s happening at Trinity College and how our students are staying connected both on and off...

22 Apr 2020

Was COVID-19 made in a lab? Is a vaccine coming? A world virus expert helps separate fact from fiction

Even in lockdown, Trinity College students are still enjoying our regular ‘fireside chats’ (although it’s BYO fire at the moment) with leading professionals...

09 Apr 2020

Community, collaboration and lockdown: Q&A with Senior Student Morgan Galea

Each year Trinity appoints a Senior Student to act as a representative of our residential student body. Here, this year's Senior Student, Morgan Galea, gives...

07 Apr 2020

The show won’t go on … but here’s why our cancelled musical is still worthy of reflection

It's with great regret that we've had to announce the cancellation of Trinity's 2020 musical 'Once on this Island', particularly given the show's storyline...

25 Feb 2020

Want to take a squiz inside our new building?

Take a tour of our swish new residential building with the director of Hayball architecture firm, Sarah Buckeridge.

09 Jan 2020

Students set for India trip

A group of our students are preparing to jet off to India this week as part of Trinity's annual volunteering trip. Below we share Trinity's close...

18 Dec 2019

The transformative power of scholarships – meet the Alameins

When brothers Ali, Mohammad and Hussain Alamein fled Iraq as children in the 1990s, they couldn’t have imagined the success they would find thanks to a...

28 Nov 2019

Trinity students recognised at Blues and Sport Awards

We were pleased to see some familiar names on the University of Melbourne's prestigious awards list.

17 Oct 2019

Neave Review

We are pleased to announce that the results of our review of the Trinity Residential College culture, conducted by the Honourable Professor Marcia Neave AO...

15 Aug 2019

Perspective and appreciation: Blake takes the leap with an overseas university exchange

As one who believes in taking every opportunity that comes along, third-year student Blake Reilly shares his experience of living in Denmark on a semester...

29 Jul 2019

Culinary creations: how Trinity combines good food with good fun

We get the low-down from Trinity’s catering manager Alexander Stone and special diets chef, Roshan Thapaliya, to uncover how the Trinity College kitchen ticks. 

19 Jul 2019

Moon landing 50th anniversary: memories from Trinity in 1969

This weekend will mark 50 years since man first walked on the moon. A past student recalls how it all went down at Trinity.

28 May 2019

Trinity students row for a worthy cause

The annual Trinity College ‘Row for Rudi’ ergathon kicks off tomorrow, with our students rowing for 24 hours to raise money for charity.

14 May 2019

Psst: We want to share a secret...

100 extra beds in 2020 means the possibility of living at Trinity has never been more real.

26 Feb 2019

Congratulations to the Bill Cowan Alum of the Year 2019

A record 350 alumni flocked to the College Oak tree on Friday night for Trinity’s Drinks Under the Oak, an annual event enjoyed by Residential College alumni...

Scott Charles, Kay Goldsworthy, Bill Cowan, Ken Hinchcliff
11 Oct 2018

Trinity commissions external review of Residential College culture

Trinity College is committed to providing a welcoming community in which students and staff feel respected, safe and supported in their academic...

Adjunct Professor Marcia Neave
12 Sep 2018

Dick and Alby: Finding friendship on the other side of Tin Alley

When you meet Dick Sutcliffe (TC 1957) and Alby Twigg (TC 1951), you have the feeling you are meeting a pair who have been friends their entire life. But in...

17 Jul 2018

Trinity triumph in Men’s 1st VIII Rowing

For the first time in four years, Trinity College triumphed in Men’s 1st VIII Rowing defeating Queens’ College in the final to claim...

Men’s VIII Rowing team
27 Mar 2018

Cricketers break finals hoodoo

Trinity's cricket team has broken their finals hoodoo winning the cricket after finishing runners-up for the past several years. First XI men’s...

10 Nov 2017

Creative Writers Claim Philip Sargeant Poetry Prize

Residential students Mr Joseph Carbone and Ms Beatrice Harris-Hart are the winner and runner-up respectively, for the Philip Sargeant Poetry Prize in 2017.

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