Alumni News


High Tea in the Mural Room

President of Council, Mrs Anne Cronin OAM and Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald welcomed alumni from University Women’s College from 1937 to 1974 to High Tea in the new Mural Room on Wednesday 16 August. 35 ladies and several partners shared memories of days gone by and a differing landscape of times prior to […]

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Unveiling of the Greta Hort Portrait

University College played host to Melbourne’s Danish community at the unveiling of the Greta Hort portrait and launch of the 2018 Greta Hort-Dannebrog Scholarship on Tuesday 25 July, 2017. Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald welcomed Mr Jan Ravnholt, Honorary Consul-General to Denmark and President of Denmark House, Melbourne; Dr Erik Jensen, former Honorary Consul-General to […]

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ACT Alumni Reunion

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald hosted College alumni now based in ACT at a small gathering in Canberra on Wednesday 19 July, 2017. As part of the 80th anniversary celebrations this year, University College is embarking on a broad engagement program including domestic and international activities. With over 5,600 alumni living in over 45 […]

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1997 Alumni Reunion

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald hosted College alumni from 1997 at a small gathering in the College’s Senior Common Room on Friday 30 June, 2017. All in attendance spoke fondly of their time at the College, revealing  that it was the College’s community feel that attracted them to it in the first instance. “When I […]

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USA Alumni Reunion

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald hosted UC alumni living in USA at a small gathering in New York on Saturday 10 June, 2017. As part of the 80th anniversary celebrations this year, University College is embarking on a broad engagement program including domestic and international activities. With over 5,600 alumni living in over 45 […]

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NSW Alumni Reunion

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald hosted 13 UC alumni at the NSW Alumni Reunion in Sydney on Monday 29 June, 2017. As part of the 80th anniversary celebrations this year, University College is embarking on a broad engagement program including domestic and international activities. With over 5,600 alumni living in over 45 countries, the […]

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Georgina Sweet Society

Georgina Sweet Society Lunch

University College welcomed members of the Georgina Sweet Society back to College with a special lunch in the Heritage Room on Wednesday 26 April. Dr Jennifer McDonald, Head of College hosted lunch with two former Head’s of College (Dr Susanne Pearce, 1999-2002 and Dr Angela Jones, 1960-67) as well as other distinguished alumni and their guests. […]

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Australia Day Honours

UC would like to congratulate four remarkable women who were recognised for their contribution to the nation in this year’s Australia Day Honours List. Mrs Anne Cronin OAM (pictured left) was awarded a Medal in the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to community health and to medical research organisations. Mrs Cronin has been on the University […]

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Deputy Lord Mayor, Arron Wood

Congratulations to UC alumnus Arron Wood

UC alumnus Arron Wood was recently elected the Deputy Lord Mayor of the City of Melbourne. Growing up on the banks of the Murray River, Arron became aware of the devastating effects of pollution from an early age. He was determined to make a difference and decided to focus his life on environmental education. This […]

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