From the Archives: Mary Clementina de Garis Pt 2

[section] [row] Mary Clementina de Garis – Medical Trailblazer Continued from part 1 … After two years’ active service in Europe, Mary de Garis returned to Australia, ready to start the next chapter of her life. She decided to try her luck in Geelong, then a small regional city with a population of around 40,000 […]

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Queen's College Indigenous Oration with Professor John Borrows

On 9 April Queen’s hosted Professor John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, and internationally renowned First Nations scholar.  After a 2017 visit to Queen’s, John was delighted to return to support the college’s ongoing mission of reconciliation and of engaging in public intellectual debate on […]

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Chapel Program, Semester 1 2018

Queen’s College Chapel welcomes members of the College community, including residents, staff, Wyverns, Fellows, Council members, Academic Associates and members of the broader university public. The Chapel has a long history of ecumenical commitment and welcomes Christians from other traditions, members of other faiths and all members of the Queen’s community irrespective of their religious […]

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Australia Day Honours 2018

Congratulations to the following Queen’s College Wyverns, parents and friends who received 2018 Australia Day Honours Companion (AC) in the General Division Professor Janet McCalman (Friend of Queen’s College) For eminent service to education, particularly in the field of social history, as a leading academic, researcher and author, as a contributor to multi-disciplinary curriculum development, […]

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Remembering Harold Holt (Wyvern 1927)

Sunday 17 December marks the 50th anniversary of the disappearance of Harold Holt, the 17th Prime Minister of Australia, whilst swimming in rough conditions at Cheviot Beach, Victoria. Holt had a connection with Queen’s College, where he was a resident on scholarship while studying law at the University of Melbourne. He was an active and […]

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Sugden Society – Visit to Jan and Peter Clark’s Home

[section] [row] Sugden Society – Visit to Jan and Peter Clark’s Home On a delightfully warm spring day in mid-October some 30 members of the Sugden Bequest Society and their guests enjoyed a guided tour and lunch at Jan and Peter (Wyvern 1963) Clark’s home Dreamthorpe at Mount Macedon. Dreamthorpe is one of the renowned […]

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50 Years and Beyond

[section] [row] 50 Years and Beyond On Dec 1, the annual 50 Years and Beyond luncheon was held in the JCR – a chance for our Wyverns who joined the Queen’s community 50+ years ago to catch up with old friends. Professor Field Rickards (1967) proposed the toast to the 1967 year group and followed […]

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Geelong Regional Lunch

[section] [row] Geelong Regional Lunch On 19 November, the annual combined Queen’s and Wesley College alumni lunch was held at Kardinia Park in Geelong. Guests were entertained by 3AW Radio host Peter (Grubby) Stubbs (Old Wesley 1971) interviewing Brian Cook, CEO of the Geelong Football Club and past Geelong and Richmond great Gareth Andrews (Wyvern 1965). […]

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Annual Giving update

[section] [row] Annual Giving update With our residents having departed to enjoy their summer holidays, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the year and highlight a couple of areas where the combined generosity of Wyverns and friends of Queen’s have made such an impact. Scholarships and Bursaries With the increasing costs of a university […]

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From the Archives: Mary Clementina de Garis

[section] [row] Mary Clementina de Garis – Medical Trailblazer During the 2017 Student General Meeting, a previously informal women’s group was formalised into a new sub-committee of the QCS&SC. This group was conceived to help the women of Queen’s flourish by providing a unique support network and developing new and special traditions that they can call […]

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