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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.

31 May 2021

Kerry Gleeson steps in as new Chair of Trinity College Board

We offer a warm welcome to Kerry Gleeson, who officially took over the reins from Charles Sitch as Chair of the Trinity College Board this month.

Category: People

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.

21 May 2021

Meet FS teacher Paulo Mendonça

Foundation Studies physics teacher Dr Paulo Mendonça shares his favourite subject from school (it's not physics) and the progression of careers he wanted to pursue as a child (none of them were a teacher).

Category: Foundation Studies

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.

18 May 2021

5 things to know about ...how to be a professional coach and facilitator

Raatha Ganesh (TCFS 2001) is a professional coach (aka a Disruptor in Chief). Her intention with every interaction is to leave people and the world better than when she found them.

Category: People

17 May 2021

Celebrating IDAHOBIT

In recognition of our college’s celebration of IDAHOBIT, the Trinity College GSA consisting of Jasper Garner, Gabby Tabain, Rose Jowett-Smith, Loe Le, Rhys Campbell, Shehelah Dassenaike, Charley Woodcock and Lucia Ferris share some fabulous insights into this day, and what it means to them and our broader community. 

Category: People

05 May 2021

5 things to know about ... animation and VFX

In our new series, Trinity College alumni share five things that we should know about their respective jobs and industries. We kick off with Agatha Murphy (née Ozdowska), who has animated some impressive big budget films.

Category: People

04 May 2021

Chloe Buiting’s inspiring conservation quest

Our very own ‘jungle doctor’ has just released a book and is on a mission to protect the world’s threatened wildlife, while helping our own fragile ecosystem too.

Category: People

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.

29 Apr 2021

Experience the ‘rare beast’: Why you should book a choir concert ticket in May

Ahead of the Choir of Trinity College’s public Melbourne performances on 21 and 22 May, former chorister Bria Rechner reflects on what makes the choir such a ‘rare beast’, and why you should take up the opportunity to hear them sing.

Category: Chapel

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.

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