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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 [...]

Community Engagement Committee

By |May 27th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

One of the major benefits of living at Women's College is the leadership opportunities on offer. The newly formed Community Engagement Committee, an initiative of the 2020 Student Club, is a perfect example which has provided the opportunity for five aspiring leaders to be responsible for organising and creating events for students who are at College during the COVID-19 crisis. Their contribution will play an important role in keeping [...]

2020 Student Photography Team

By |May 20th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

We are excited to present this year’s Women’s College Student Photography Team. Grace Porter, our videographer, has already produced multiple videos for the College and our photographers, Lucy Bowden, Tegan Evert and Eliza White have taken hundreds of photos which have been featured in our latest Parent Communique and social media and will be seen in our upcoming Giving Appeal campaign. https://www.facebook.com/TheWomensCollegeUQ/photos/a.458156477606347/2919408408147796/?type=3&theater  [...]

Parent Communique – Now Available

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

To read all the latest news about what's been happening at Women's College, read our latest issue of the Parent Communique. To read our digital flipbook version (once opened click the fullscreen icon), ensure you download the issuu app - https://issuu.com/womens/docs/womne_s_college_parent_communique_issue_03_2020  Or download a pdf version - Women's College_Parent Communique_Issue 03_2020

Student Club Offers Support Bursaries

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

The 2020 Student Club will support Women’s College students who are experiencing financial hardship as a direct impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Ten Student Club COVID-19 Support Bursaries are available for residents and their families. Click here for more details -  https://www.facebook.com/TheWomensCollegeUQ/photos/a.458156477606347/2895280447227259/?type=3&av=458145094274152&eav=AfZQc3bmezoywovroVqqQMLHZa29syXNi47IXDBxfYFPhinrApo231ksxZSrDSWlAcQ&theater

New Academic Mentoring Program Launched

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

Our new Academic Mentoring Program was launched this year to support the academic success of first year residents and associates with their transition from high school to university. Congratulations to the 2020 Academic Mentors for their leadership. Read about about their leadership role - https://www.facebook.com/TheWomensCollegeUQ/photos/a.458156477606347/2885781544843816/?type=3&av=458145094274152&eav=Afa7Q2_bCb9uvsZDSY9tNpikuETMEc7ncXLidbBpY1k1H4WIQX5rG9q967l6uXO-47g&theater

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/

Young Student Leaders take up the Challenge

By |April 29th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Congratulations to the newly formed At College Leadership Team (ACLT) who have taken up the challenge to lead our students still in College during the coronavirus crisis. Read here about these incredible young women - https://www.facebook.com/TheWomensCollegeUQ/photos/a.458156477606347/2867125916709379/?type=3&av=458145094274152&eav=Afb6l9HGmrW2zTxUlxObOdkNiEaKP0Eko8sUVZbTsb_DO8RGPBPZ-SRIudSawaGKbaI&theater

Congratulations to our Wooza Choir

By |April 27th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

We couldn't perform at the ICC Choralfest this year, but we performed something better! A BIG thank you to those students who submitted videos and took up the challenge to participate in our very first 'Wooza Couch Choir' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FykA0ks5gK4 Congratulations to Cultural Convenor, Ellie Ferguson and videographer, Grace Porter, who supported the initiative and produced the music video. The power of singing has brought our Woozas together during [...]

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. 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 our communiques. CURRENT [...]

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 [...]