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Edition: August 2022

The following are latest updates sent to us by alumni and former staff via Update Your Details. Send us your own ‘Class Note’ to be featured in the next issue of the Alumni & Friends Newsletter. Morgan See (2016 - 2017)

Edition: August 2022

Matthew Lobb President, Burgmann College Alumni Association Burgmann Resident 1989-1991 Former BRA President 1991 BCAA June 2022 report
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Edition: July 2022

Sports Due to COVID, this is the first year since 2019 that Burgmann has had a full year of Interhall sport. Many 3rd years are playing sports that they have yet to play during their time at Burg. Burgmann started 2022 sitting in 2nd place on the ISO ladder and this has been achieved through strong performances across all the term 1 sports.  
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Edition: July 2022

Welcome families, residents, staff, and our Residential Fellows, Professor Kim Cunio, Ms Lara Nicholls and Professor Asmi Wood. It is an absolute pleasure to be here with you this evening and to welcome you to our annual family weekend gala dinner.       
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Edition: May 2022

I was born and raised in Cootamundra NSW and attended Sacred Heart Central School in Cootamundra and Kinross Wolaroi School in Orange. I studied a Bachelor of Policy Studies and a Bachelor of International Relations at ANU. I began studying in 2016 and graduated in 2020. I was supported by the Price Scholarship in 2017.
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Edition: May 2022

I’ve always been interested in politics and who gets to be heard. I remember watching Question Time in high school and thinking about how white it was compared to my reality as an Asian-Australian woman. I grew up in Melbourne and later the Gold Coast.

Edition: May 2022

I lived in West Arnhem land as a child, growing up near my grandfather’s outstation and the experiences living out bush natured in me a deep love for creation. That’s why I decided to pursue tertiary education to enable others to take me seriously in working with Aboriginal peoples and communities – to manage and protect land and water resources.
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Edition: May 2022

Content Warning: War, murder, violence, refugees 
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Edition: May 2022

I am a first-generation immigrant from a non-English speaking country. As is often the case for new Australians, I went to a public high school in the Inner West of Sydney while my mother, who raised me alone, worked multiple jobs to give us a better life. Although my high school wasn’t known for its academic performance, it made me feel incredibly welcome and I met plenty of good people there.

Edition: August 2016

      Save the Date:  Invitation for the 45th Celebration of Burgmann College 2 – 4 September 2016   Dear Alumni and Friends, You are cordially invited to attend the 45th birthday celebration of Burgmann College. We hope you will join alumni and current residents for a weekend of events from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th of September 2016. An overview of events is below.  Please save the date.

Edition: June 2016

On the 29th of May, North Oval was the setting for a well-trained, resolute Burgmann College Rugby League side to contest the final against Johns XXIII College, unbeaten for 18 years. Defying tradition, history, and size meant this was always going to the line for the Burgmann team, who had trained tirelessly for the last 4 months.

Edition: October 2013

Pictured: Tristan McCall, Molly Cameron, Sebastian Tottle and Robbie McNeil.     For over 42 years residents of Burgmann College have often asked:  "What do you mean GP Room?, Where is it? Oh! It's on the door - Grenfell Price!!" Who is Grenfell Price?

Edition: July 2013

From left: Burgmann Alumni Sagar Sritharan (2008-2010), Olivia Kelly (2012), Xinyu Ru (2008-2010), and current resident, Aizaz Syed (2010-2013), outcompeted some of the best international teams to take out the 2013 KPMG International Case Competition held in Spain in April.

Edition: July 2013

The College has been carrying out some improvements to the internal courtyard in recent months. Stage 1 of the tree replacement program began in April with five large poplar trees being removed.  The large group planting of ‘Populus Deltoides’ are a Lindsay Pryor planting from the mid-1950s.  This group of large trees are now 50-60 years old and nearing the end of their life expectancy.

Edition: July 2013

Just days after Burgmann Alumnus Kevin Rudd resumed the Prime Ministership of Australia, our Undergraduate Dean, Sally Renouf, has been appointed the College’s Deputy-Principal in its preliminary stage of development until the end of the year. Sally has shared the position of Dean of Homer and Barassi with her partner and Olympian, Brodie Buckland, over the past year and has just completed her Juris Doctor at ANU.

Edition: July 2013

Canberra was my home town from the age of eleven, but I spent a couple of years in London when my father was posted there and then came back to boarding school. I did my first year of University at Macquarie in 1970, but saw the light and moved to the ANU in 1971.