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News & Stories

There's always something happening at Trinity College - stay up-to-date with our latest news and stories.

Also keep an eye on our events for current students, staff, alumni & friends of Trinity College and the general public.

24 Apr 2021

Meet FS teacher Kanika Dhamija

Accounting lecturer Kanika Dhamija tells us about the most pivotal moment in her life, and why teaching brings her so much joy.

Category: Foundation Studies

16 Apr 2021

How Foundation Studies prepared Laurel Chen for uni

Laurel Chen joined Trinity’s Foundation Studies program in 2019 and says the program played a pivotal role in improving her English and preparing her for university. It also helped her find a career path that she hadn't considered.

Category: Foundation Studies

29 Mar 2021

How journeying from China to Melbourne opened up many opportunities for Siana

Former Trinity College student Siana Xue explains why choosing Trinity was one of the best decisions of her life and why she thinks other international students should consider doing the same.

Category: Foundation Studies

15 Mar 2021

ēthikos: when consumption meets sustainability

In Ancient Greek, ēthikos means 'arising from habit' and 'morality’. For Abigail Tuscano (TCFS 2011), these concepts rang true and formed the cornerstone of her startup of the same name, as she seeks to encourage people to routinely choose ethical and sustainable fashion labels via a web platform, and rewards customers for shopping responsibly.

Category: Foundation Studies

15 Feb 2021

From Instagram to pop-up: Priyansh Parekh’s vegan food journey

Pop-up restaurants have risen in popularity around the world in recent years, and one of our very own Trinity alumni has jumped on the bandwagon, aiming to save the planet, one vegan dish at a time.

Category: Foundation Studies

12 Feb 2021

How Trinity students celebrate Chinese New Year

Many Foundation Studies students celebrate Chinese New Year, and here, three students share how they celebrate in Melbourne.

Category: Foundation Studies

08 Feb 2021

Meet former FS student Kaylor Huo

Kaylor shares what she loves most about Melbourne, how she made friends, and how Australia’s education system is different to that in her home country of China.

Category: Foundation Studies

25 Jan 2021

FS meet a teacher: Rita George

Psychology lecturer Dr Rita George explains how cushions played a key role in helping her reach her career goals and why Finding Nemo is the movie that has it all.

Category: Foundation Studies

06 Jan 2021

Teacher reflection: what 2020 taught us and where to next

Dr David Collis, our Pathway School’s Director of Curriculum and Academic Development, reflects on the silver linings of the pandemic and encourages us to look at the world anew as we adapt to new ways of teaching and learning.

Category: Foundation Studies

10 Dec 2020

2020 student reflection – Foundation Studies

Foundation Studies student Ivan Ilin is studying our October Fast Track program from Saint Petersburg in Russia. Things have been challenging in 2020, but as Ivan notes, we have nothing but today, so it pays to look on the bright side.

Category: Foundation Studies

30 Nov 2020

Low international student numbers crippling local businesses

A pilot program has been announced to let a small number of international students back into Australia via Darwin this week, however earlier comments made by Prime Minister Scott Morrison suggest that bringing international students into the country isn’t a high priority for the Australian Government. But with limited international student arrivals and a mass exit of currently enrolled students, bolder action is needed – because the situation is hurting far more than the education sector.

Category: Foundation Studies

13 Nov 2020

Announcing our 2020 FS Alum of the Year!

The Trinity College Foundation Studies Alum of the Year award recognises the outstanding achievements of an alumnus or alumna in the previous year.

Category: Foundation Studies

12 Nov 2020

Trinity FS students’ scholarship success at Melbourne University

We are delighted to announce that in 2020, twice as many Trinity College Foundation Studies graduates were awarded a commerce scholarship at the University of Melbourne compared to the same period in 2019.

Category: Foundation Studies

23 Oct 2020

Running red hot

In recognition of International Artist Day on 25 October, we share the story of Foundation Studies alum and renowned installation artist 'Red' Hong Yi.

Category: Foundation Studies

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 be happier with his decision.

Category: Foundation Studies

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