Alex McKenzie Appointed Principal of Burgmann College
It is with great pride we announce that Mr. Alex McKenzie has been appointed Principal of Burgmann College at the Australian National University (ANU). Originally from Tamworth, New South Wales, Alex’s deep-rooted ties to regional Australia and his unwavering commitment to fostering inclusivity and diversity make him an ideal fit for this esteemed role.
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We have a fabulous class notes area on our website that allows our alumni to find out what other ex-burgies are up to. We'd love to have these pages full of alumni so why not update your details? Check out our Class notes page and then click the correct button to find out more or update your details.
Our latest First Nations Art Collection acquisition
With much joy and gratitude, we are delighted to announce the purchase of this stunning painting, Watiku Tjukurpa, by Sandy Willie. Sandy Willie is an Anangu tjilpi, a senior Aboriginal man from the Central and Western Desert area of Australia.
Baking cookies for mental health and elevating the needs of underrepresented ANU students
Burgmann College awarded the 2023 Equality Prize to Richard “Rick” Cohen (2014–2015) of Worthy Cause, a Melbourne-based charity that empowers disabled and disadvantaged people to secure long-term employment through its skills training and support program, and the 2023 Emerging Leader Equality Prize to Sai Campbell (2019–2022), for her tireless efforts fighting for equal representation and assistance for low-SES students at the ANU.The Equality Prizes are awarded annually to recognise alumni and current residents who have “contributed significantly in any way to reducing inequality amongst people in any of its forms.” The prizes attract an award of $1,000 and are sponsored by indigo foundation and the BillBerry Bluestocking Fund.