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Farewell Reception – Dr Sallyanne Atkinson AO

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Events, Latest News|

The Women's College is holding a special Farewell Reception on Thursday 26 March to honour Dr Sallyanne Atkinson AO as she retires the College Council following her 11 years of service as Council President. For RSVP details for invited guests, click here - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/event/sallyanne_atkinson_farewell-reception/

College Birthday Celebration

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Events, Latest News|

We look forward to celebrating the College’s 106th Birthday with a special High Tea for our College community on Saturday 14 March. This year, we encourage our alumnae to invite their daughters to join them at this event. Held on the deck outside the Harriet Marks Dining Hall, the event provides guests with an opportunity to network with alumnae and friends of the College. To RSVP, click here - [...]

Academic Dinner

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Events, Latest News|

We are honoured to have Professor Carolyn Evans, Vice Chancellor and President, Griffith University, as our guest speaker for the 2020 Academic Dinner being held on Thursday 12 March. This prestigious event on the Women's College calendar is an opportunity to recognise the academic achievements of our students by awarding academic prizes and acknowledging our bursary and scholarship recipients. RSVP details for invited guests are available here - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/event/academic-dinner-2020/ [...]

New Study Hub – Naming Opportunities

By |December 5th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

The Women’s College is delighted to offer some naming opportunities and welcomes the chance to honour individuals, businesses and organisations whose philanthropic support will make possible the refurbishment of our library into a new Study Hub opening in February 2020. This is a joint project with The Women’s College and the Student Club and we have set a goal of raising $30,000 from donors, and have already received interest [...]

Congratulations 2020 Student Club Executive

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Congratulations to our new members of the Student Club Executive for 2020. Ella Cooper, is the new Student Club President, Susannah Lehman, Vice President; Abbey Webster, Treasurer and Lucy White, Secretary. The new leadership team are joined by nine executives who have been elected by the student body. The Women's College looks forward to working with this dynamic team of young women who will lead our students next year. [...]

Valedictory Dinner 2019

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, Latest News|

Last night we celebrated and acknowledged our Graduands, third year Valedicts as well as first and second year Valedicts. We also recognised the outstanding commitment and dedication of our 2019 Student Leadership Team under the direction of Kate Land, Student Club President and Georgia Hayward, Senior Resident Assistant. We were also delighted to have Professor Margaret Sheil AO, Vice-Chancellor & President, QUT, as our guest speaker for this prestigious [...]

2020 Resident Assistants Announced

By |October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

The incoming 2020 Resident Assistants were officially announced on Sunday 20 October. Congratulations to Julia Becker who was appointed as Senior Resident Assistant and Camille Cherbuin; Deputy Senior Resident Assistant. They are joined by a wonderful team of Resident Assistants who will lead in their duties and support the Dean of Students with mentorship, management and training within the RA program.

Sports Formal Dinner

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

The Sports Formal Dinner was held on Tuesday 15 October, and this was the last of the special 2019 College celebrations, which acknowledged and congratulated our outstanding women in sport. There were 56 young women presented with sports awards including most valuable player, most improved, ICC nominee, full blue and half blue sports awards. The dinner concluded with the announcement of this year's Sportswoman of the Year winner ... [...]

Alumnae Careers Management Workshop

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Latest News|

An Alumnae Careers Management Workshop - Personal Branding - Dress for Success Workshop - will be presented by Di Cant, a leading figure in the Australian fashion industry on Tuesday 19 November from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Women's College alumnae are invited to join us for this entertaining evening including Christmas drinks and canapes in the Maureen Aitken Garden followed by a presentation which will assist you to perfect your [...]

Dividere Dinner 2019

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, Latest News|

Our Dividere Dinner is a special celebratory dinner to thank our 2019 donors and supporters of  The Women's College. The event will be held on Thursday 21 November from 6:00pm - 8:30pm in the Freda Bage Room. This is an invitation-only event. For further details, click here - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/event/dividere-dinner-2019/

Cultural Formal Dinner

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Congratulations to ICC Cultural Rep, Alex Baxter, for organising the 2019 Cultural Formal Dinner on Tuesday 8 October. This special occasion commenced with Women’s College Student, Julia Hill and fellow students from the QLD Conservatorium Griffith University, performing a breathtaking musical item. Students were awarded for their outstanding efforts in their cultural pursuits for 2019 and Ellie Ferguson was announced as the winner of the 2019 Cultural Woman of [...]