Category Archives: News

16 November 2016

New Members of Council announced

Five positions on the Women’s College Council have been confirmed from the recent election. In addition to the re-election of Samantha Gavel [HOLDEN; Women’s College 1982-84] and Judy Mills [FITZSIMMONS; Women’s College 1984], three new members have been confirmed for 2017: Justine Beaumont [Women’s College 1986-88] Barrister, Nigel Bowen Chambers, Sydney As a barrister specialising […]

16 March 2016

New College Chair announced

College is excited to announce the appointment of a new Chair of the College Council, Ms Julie McKay. Julie is the Executive Director of the National Committee for UN Women, a role she has held for 9 years.  In 2014, she was appointed as the inaugural Gender Advisor to the Chief of the Australian Defence […]

5 January 2016

Vale Leonie Star BA MA PhD

Women’s College would like to inform alumnae and friends of the recent passing on 30 December 2015 of Dr Leonie Star, former Principal of College from 1974-80. Dr Star came to Women’s College following her return to Australia from New Brunswick in Canada where she had studied and worked for a number of years. She […]

20 June 2015

The Katrina Dawson Foundation established

The College would like to inform all members of our community that the Dawson family has established a foundation focussing on the education of women in memory of Katrina. Former…

27 January 2015

Mentoring Generation Next

Dr Tiffany Donnelly, Vice Principal, talks to Ruby Connection about mentoring Generation Next.

18 December 2014

Remembering Katrina Dawson

The College would like to thank everyone who has been in contact regarding the tragic loss of our alumna and past senior student, Katrina Dawson. The collective expression of a…

16 December 2014

College mourns alumna Katrina Dawson [1995-1998]

The Women’s College community mourns the loss of alumna Katrina DAWSON, at College 1995 to 1998, who died tragically in the Martin Place siege on Tuesday 16 December. Katrina entered Sydney…

19 November 2014

Council Elections 2014

The Chair of the College Council, Ms Lucinda Warren, is pleased to to announce the results of the 2014 Women’s College Council Elections. Five positions were declared vacant and…

15 June 2014

Compass Trip to Broken Hill

Women’s College and St. Paul’s College Outback Road Trip Five students from The Women’s College and St Paul’s College joined the Sydney…


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