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Nominate Now – Five Weeks To Go

By |July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

There are just five weeks left to nominate an outstanding alumna for the inaugural 2020 Women's College Alumnae Awards. If you know an alumna who deserves to be recognised for their accomplishments, nominate them today in one of the three award categories - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/alumnae-portal/alumnae-awards/ - Entries close on Friday 28 August 2020. Finalists and winners will be announced and presented at the Alumnae Awards Dinner on Wednesday 28 October [...]

Parent Daughter Dinner

By |July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Parents of current residents and associates are warmly invited to attend the inaugural Parent Daughter Dinner on Thursday evening 27 August. This special event will feature a Q&A panel of alumnae who will share their memories of university life at Women’s College as well as celebrate the relationship between multi-generational families and the College. For further information and to register - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/event/parent-daughter-dinner/ Parent Daughter Dinner Parents of current [...]

Open Day

By |July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

We look forward to welcoming you to our Open Day on Sunday 2 August. Make sure you take a tour with one of our Student Ambassadors. See their room, the College’s facilities and learn about the unique Women’s College experience while studying at university. For more information and to register for the Open Day Women's College - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/event/womens-college-2020-open-days/

Dinner with a Wooza – Formal Dinner

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

We look forward to welcoming prospective students interested in residing at Women’s College in 2021 or being part of our Associate membership program, to attend our ‘Dinner with a Wooza’ Formal Dinner on Thursday 13 August. Year 12 students, their school representative or parents are invited to join our Student Ambassadors from 5:00pm followed by dinner at 5:30pm in the Harriett Marks Dining Hall. Dress Code – Smart casual For [...]

Women of the World Q&A

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Events, Latest News|

The Women’s College Women of the World Q&A features a series of industry-related panel discussions twice yearly. Part of the 'Ready to Lead' program, this Women of the World Q&A, will host a panel of representatives in the world of business, commerce and law, who will inspire you with their journeys in their diverse fields. Young Alumnae and Women's College residents who are studying or working in the business, commerce [...]

Vale Maureen Aitken

By |July 13th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

We are saddened to announce that Past Principal of the Women’s College, Dr Maureen Aitken (1991-2008) passed away on Thursday 9 July. Dr Aitken had a very significant influence in the life of Women's College and is the second-longest serving Principal. She had also been Vice-Principal of the Women’s College since April 1990. Dr Aitken held a BA with First Class Honours in French Language and Literature, a Postgraduate [...]

Alumnae Awards

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

We are excited to announce The Women's College Alumnae Awards which will celebrate the diverse achievements of alumnae and provide an opportunity to share these inspirational stories each year. The awards will be announced and presented at the inaugural Alumnae Awards Dinner on Wednesday 28 October. Nominate an outstanding Women's College alumna today! Nominations close on Friday 28 August. Read here for more information about the Awards - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/alumnae-portal/alumnae-awards/ [...]

FREDA Alumnae Magazine – Now Available

By |June 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Welcome to our first edition of FREDA....Freda in honour of our founding Principal, Anna Frederika (Freda) Bage. It's wonderful to reconnect with our alumnae through our new digital magazine and share with you the happenings and events around Women's College. To read our digital flipbook version (once opened click the fullscreen icon), and ensure you download the issuu app - https://issuu.com/womens/docs/freda_alumnae_magazine_issue_01_june_2020 Or download this pdf version - FREDA Alumnae [...]

Your Partner for Conferences & Events

By |May 31st, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Looking for a perfect Brisbane venue for your end of year celebratory event post-COVID-19, or planning a conference or event in 2021? Book your event and accommodation with Women's College! Partner with Women's College as there's a suitable space for every size event. Our Conference & Events Manager would like to show you what we have on offer - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/portfolio_cate…/function-rooms/ Contact us today - conferences@womens.uq.edu.au or phone 07 3377 [...]

Come for a Virtual Visit

By |May 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Year 12 students who want to find out more about living at Women's College in 2021, can now connect with our student ambassadors to ask questions about preparing for college life and transitioning to university studies. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity! Book your Zoom chat today - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/book-a-zoom-chat-with-a-student-ambassador/

Take a 3D Tour

By |April 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Our College has put individual and school group tours on hold with the need for social distancing during the current climate. So come and explore our College and its facilities from the comfort of your own home. You can discover everything online that Women’s College has to offer. Check out our 3D Virtual Tours - https://www.womens.uq.edu.au/3d-tour-of-the-college/

COVID-19 Updates

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: Events, Latest News|

As part of Women's College commitment to our community's health and safety we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and following all the relevant advice from Queensland Health and the Australian Government as restrictions ease. This page provides advice and information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) for Women's College parents and students. We would encourage you to check this page frequently as it will be updated regularly and includes copies of [...]

Ellie Ferguson Wins College Idol

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Congratulations to Ellie Ferguson who represented Women's College and performed at the ICC (Inter-College Council) College Idol competition last night. Ellie's outstanding vocal performance places Women's at the top of the 2020 leader board for ICC Cultural events. A packed house of Women's College supporters cheered on Ellie all the way! https://www.facebook.com/TheWomensCollegeUQ

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 [...]