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High Table with Dean of Arts and Dean of Education

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald welcomed the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Professor Russell Goulbourne and the Dean of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Dr Jim Watterston to High Table on Monday 20 May, 2019.  Students undertaking courses with the Faculty and School joined the Deans at High Table and discussed all […]

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Fellows and Academic Achievement High Table

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald and President of Council, Ms Jane Peck welcomed students and Fellows of the College to High Table in celebration of the outstanding academic results of UC students in 2018. Undergraduate Commerce student, Fox Crowley was awarded the Fellows Medal for undergraduate academic achievement for the second year in a […]

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Intercollegiate UK Reception

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald joined UC alumni at the Intercollegiate UK Reception held at Templer Church, London over the weekend. The event was hosted by all the Heads of Colleges at The University of Melbourne, which saw Australian organisation theorist Professor Jamie Anderson from the Antwerp Management School discuss strategic innovation with over 100 alumni. “With […]

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Heritage Society Lunch

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald and President of Council, Jane Peck together with Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, Professor Duncan MaskellĀ  hosted members of the Heritage Society, members of the Georgina Sweet Society and their guests at a special lunch in Syme Dining Hall on Thursday 15 November. Head of the Wilin Centre […]

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1938 Alumni Reunion Lunch

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald hosted College alumni from 1938 along with their guests at a special lunch in the Heritage Room on Friday 9 November. Lesley Falloon OAM (UWC 1938) and Sue Freadman (UWC 1938) were accompanied by family and friends where they shared memories of their time at University Women’s College, having […]

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2008 Alumni Reception

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald hosted College alumni from 2008 at a special reception in the Senior Common Room on Friday 2 November. Many alumni have completed their degrees, travelled, started families and pursued their careers with a passion since their time at College. This group in particular, have pursued careers in architecture, law, […]

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Head’s Cocktail Reception

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald hosted College Council members, donors, community members and students at a special reception on Monday 22 October. The spring garden in the Giblin Courtyard was the perfect backdrop for the end of year celebration which allows students to meet Council members, donors and members of the college community in […]

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A response to sexual assault in the Melbourne Colleges

The Colleges of the University of Melbourne are committed, individually and collectively, to respectful relationships and the fair treatment and safety of all students and staff. We were collectively deeply saddened to hear recent reports of sexual assault in our Colleges. While we will not comment on specific cases, we applaud the bravery of those […]

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UC Leadership Dinner with Gillian Triggs

Head of College, Dr Jennifer McDonald hosted Professor Emerita Gillian Triggs at the inaugural UC Leadership Dinner in Syme Dining Hall on Thursday 20 September. As part of a new scholarship established by former Head of College, Dr Angela Milne, student scholarship recipients Bridget Hawkins and Kashmira Mohamed-Zagor organised the dinner for students who had […]

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