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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 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.

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

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.

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

25 Mar 2021

What is Holy Week?

Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday – Holy Week is marked out with a number of ‘days’, but do you know what they all represent? The Dean of our Theological School Bob Derrenbacker helps break it down.

Category: Theological School

22 Mar 2021

Saving the world, one toilet joke at a time

On World Water Day, we share the incredible story of Simon Griffiths, co-founder of Who Gives a Crap, who's on a mission to provide adequate sanitation to the world's population, even if it involves sitting on a toilet for 50 hours.

Category: People

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

12 Mar 2021

Churches going digital in a post-pandemic world

The Revd Dr Fergus King, along with Dr Srebrenka Kunek, consider how the modern digital environment, prompted by COVID-19, has offered the opportunity for the church to reflect on what 'real', 'presence' and 'absence' mean.

Category: Theological School

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