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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.

12 Feb 2021

A Trinity love story for Valentine's Day

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we share the love story of former Trinity students Isabelle (TC 2014) and George (TC 2016) McPharlin, who met at Trinity College in 2016. They both lived and worked at Trinity, before getting married in our chapel in 2019. There are two sides to every story, so here are George and Isabelle’s recollections of their blossoming romance.

08 Dec 2020

2020 student reflection – Residential College

Residential College student Kevin Chen reflects on the challenges and opportunities presented in 2020.

01 Dec 2020

How following the fun paid off for Matt Blair

Matthew Blair decided to apply for Trinity College in his final year of high school, mostly because it sounded ‘fun’. He subsequently found himself having three of the best years of his life, and, after graduating, starting a career with Pitcher Partners in Melbourne.

05 Nov 2020

Why Henry Adamson steered away from a finance career and found a job in Kenya

Henry Adamson had expected to follow in his father’s footsteps until a detour at university opened his eyes to the greater good.

30 Oct 2020

You can still do what you love while studying at university, just ask Nick

Nick Bernardo shares how he managed to keep pursuing his sports and musical interests while also exploring the best career for him.

26 Oct 2020

Student Q&A: Sophia Gawan-Taylor

Sophia Gawan-Taylor shares some of her most interesting childhood memories and tells of her love of science, art and houseplants.

19 Oct 2020

Introducing our new Senior Student Oscar Hollands

We are pleased to welcome Oscar to the Senior Student role as we look ahead to 2021, and Oscar looks forward to reuniting the Trinity community on campus after a fragmented year. Though, as he tells us below, 2020 hasn’t been all bad.

16 Oct 2020

Claudia Trotter: A way with words

Claudia Trotter always loved English and literature, and now the former Lauriston student is on the path to becoming a professional writer and editor. She talks about her experience with O Week and internships, and finding her second home at Trinity College.

14 Oct 2020

Student Q&A: Emilia Doohan

Emilia Doohan tells of her childhood dream to study aeronautical engineering and become a pilot, and her subsequent decision to study design.

09 Oct 2020

Student Q&A: Alex Ferguson

Alex Ferguson has never been one to sit still – from music to languages to design to politics, he’s got a hand in many fields. And from his point of view, that’s going to be the key to success in the modern world.

02 Oct 2020

Student Q&A: Millicent Hockey

For Millie Hockey, a good education means everything. Here she explains why she has decided to pursue a career in teaching, and how living at Trinity has helped foster her passion.

28 Sep 2020

How college life exceeded Imogen Smith-Waters’ expectations

Living at Trinity College provides students opportunities to get involved in many things, including sport, tutorials, music, social events, volunteering, and even travel. And in Imogen’s case, she made the most of every opportunity that came her way.

22 Sep 2020

Student Q&A: Finn Blake

As an AFL fan growing up in Queensland, Finn Blake realised Victoria was the place to be. And a fortuitous meeting in his hometown of Noosa set the wheels in motion for a move to Melbourne and a career in sports media.

10 Sep 2020

Student Q&A: Izzy Hollingdale

Originally from Perth, Izzy Hollingdale writes her heartfelt songs primarily on piano, and with the help of local Bunbury producer James Newhouse, she has created an original and organically personal sound reminiscent of Birdy, Missy Higgins and Adele. From social critique to classic first love and heartbreak songs, Izzy uses her music and deep powerful voice to articulate her opinion.

04 Sep 2020

Student Q&A: Megara Thompson

Having been born prematurely, Meg Thompson has been a fighter since the moment she entered the world. Here she talks about staying strong in the face of adversity, lifelong learning, and her special relationship with martial arts and dance.

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