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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.

05 Jul 2021

A student explains what the NAIDOC Week theme 'heal country' means

As we enter this year’s NAIDOC Week, Trinity student Serena Barton of Yadighana, Wuthathi and Gurindji peoples reflects on this year’s theme of ‘heal country’.

24 Jun 2021

Sophie Killalea trades country life for the big city

Sophie Killalea wasn’t sure what she wanted to do when she finished high school in country NSW, but her eventual decision to move to Melbourne and Trinity College has proven to be a good choice.

21 Jun 2021

Trinity residential building picks up design award

On 18 June 2021, Trinity College's newest residential building – the Dorothy Jane Ryall building – was awarded a top gong at the Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Chapter awards.

17 Jun 2021

How a scholarship made the transition from school to uni easy for Abby

Abby Griffith-Barrow describes college as a ‘bridge into the world’, and something that many school leavers can benefit from if university is in their sights.

07 Jun 2021

Charlie Sutterby on what makes living at Trinity College so special

For Charlie Sutterby, getting into Trinity felt like she'd been given a golden ticket. Here she explains why.

03 Jun 2021

Q&A with Cooper Craig-Peters

Cooper Craig-Peters is a proud Indigenous man and a keen footballer, having risen through the ranks of the Western Bulldogs’ academy and now plying his trade with their VFL side. Here he shares his experience: what it’s like living away from his ‘rowdy’ family back home, the role sport has played in his life, and what he has learned about himself along the way.

31 May 2021

‘It’s not for us’: A First Nations student reflects on the theme of National Reconciliation Week 2021

Serena Barton is a Yadighana, Wuthathi and Gurindji person with connections to Waiben in Zenadth Kes (the Torres Strait Islands). She originally delivered this piece at a Trinity College student dinner that celebrated the commencement of National Reconciliation Week, on the lands of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation.

27 May 2021

It’s Reconciliation Week and our First Nations committee is on a mission

As we enter National Reconciliation Week 2021, Trinity College’s First Nations student committee, Kumergaii Yulendji, shares their mission as leaders within our community – including the significance of their name in Boon Wurrung language, the initiatives they have already accomplished this year, and what’s still to come.

25 May 2021

Willow Plex on having the confidence to be yourself

For Willow Plex, moving to Melbourne and living at Trinity College gave her the opportunity to give everything a go and be who she wanted to be, while also helping others to feel free to express themselves as individuals.

18 May 2021

Meet RC admissions manager Chris Greaves

Our Residential College admissions and student recruitment manager Chris Greaves shares his life philosophy and love of Eurovision.

03 May 2021

Meet RC academic advisor Ishita Akhter

Dr Ishita Akhter joined us in 2021 as an academic advisor in our Residential College. Here she shares a pivotal moment in her life and her life philosophy.

30 Apr 2021

Student reflection: dealing with anorexia and learning to put wellbeing first

To round out Trinity’s Wellbeing Week, student Eddie Jackson shares a personal tale of experiencing anorexia, and how looking after her wellbeing through journaling has now become an important part of her daily life.

27 Apr 2021

Debunking myths about wellbeing: our student panel speaks up

A panel of students from Trinity’s Wellbeing Committee debunk two of the most common myths that often surface when the topic of wellbeing comes up.

26 Apr 2021

What’s wellbeing all about and why is it important? Student panel discussion

To coincide with Trinity’s Wellbeing Week (26–30 April), student Eddie Jackson sits down with some members of our Wellbeing Committee in a panel-style conversation to talk about how these students manage their wellbeing and mental health, and steps we can take to improve our own wellbeing and that of those around us.

21 Apr 2021

What does Earth Day mean for us and our planet?

In line with the celebration of Earth Day on 22 April, Lexie Sarstedt, one of Trinity’s 2021 Sustainability Interns, reflects on what Earth Day means for her and the future of our planet.

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