Former Director of Music at Trinity, Professor Emeritus Peter Godfrey, passed away peacefully in New Zealand on 28 September 2017, aged 95.
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Professor Tim Lindsey (TC 1981), recently recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his contribution to international relations, remembers his Trinity years as a time to develop talents, pursue creative interests and make lifelong friends and colleagues.
Tim Lindsey (TC 1981) was an unenthusiastic student of Indonesian at high school. Now one of Australia’s foremost experts in Indonesian law, his expertise is sought by government, business and the courts; and he was welcomed into the Order of Australia as an Officer in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours. Here, he shares the story of how he became hooked on Indonesia.
‘We were standing in the taxi line at the airport going back to College and we were saying ‘we are so lucky; how does this happen?’’ – Claudia Cameron, Trinity Student.
‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with one single step’– Lao Tzu
As a student, Dr Amy Nisselle (TC 1991) thought she knew what the future had in store. But after a disappointment, she threw herself into learning new skills and connecting with like-minded professionals to forge an exciting career that combines her love of science with a passion for communicating.
We recently welcomed back to the College, Lara Nicholls (TC 1986), to introduce John Kelly at the Beyond Woop Woop exhibition opening on Thursday 22 June.
When Charmaine Yee (TCFS 2004) was just 15-years-old her drama teacher pulled her aside and said, “one day your voice will be your asset.” Now, a successful radio host of Kiss 92FM and television presenter, Charmaine could not have known how prophetic these words would be. Vivian Chan and Ruby Crysell from the Careers and Alumni team recently caught up with Charmaine in Singapore.<br />
While every one of Trinity's lecturers is stellar in his/her own right, there are certain lecturers who are just so impressive: any student who has had the pleasure of crossing paths with her would remember Dr Maureen Vincent, lecturer in the Foundation Studies Program.
Like many journalism students, Louis Dai (TC 2007) started out with a passion for telling stories that needed to be told. However, Louis and his friends David Elliot-Jones (TC 2007) and Lachlan McLeod (TC 2007) would never have guessed that one day they would become documentary filmmakers.
The recent Oscar-nominated Australian drama, Lion, starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Sunny Pawar, alerted the general public in Australia and throughout the world to the scale of poverty that exists within the slums of India. It’s a story however, that won’t surprise twelve Trinity students who headed to Delhi in January 2017, to volunteer with The Asha Foundation, the goal, to empower local children through education.
Alex Horton (TC 2012) describes winning two premierships in a row and captaining the Trinity footy team alongside his close mates as the ‘peak of his footy career’. However, it is his leadership in introducing Aussie Rules to a small village in South Sulawesi and growing the sport in the region, which is quickly seeing him emerge as a sporting ambassador across the Asia-Pacific.