Category Archives: Profiles

A Lifelong Love of Learning

21st November 2018 From school, to university, to teaching, writing and more, Elizabeth Low (formerly Trembath) has certainly followed her passions through life. Attending Girton from 1949-1962, or what was…

From School to Stanford: first impressions

7th November 2018 Moving out of home and starting university can be an intimidating venture, but Alex Nielsen has barely missed a beat.  After achieving a perfect ATAR score last…

The Glue That Sticks

28th August 2018 Morgan Coleman (OGA 2007) is not a Vet, nor can he write a single line of code. And yet in April this year he launched an app…

The Great All-rounder

24th may 2018 For someone who claims to have graduated from school without clear aspirations, Jac Torres-Gomez has achieved an awful lot in a short time. Jac attended Girton in…

A Journey from Schoolboy to Stockman

Callum Olver (2008) is the first to admit that the classroom is not where he felt most comfortable and that he feels much more at home in a saddle. With…

Vale Rosemary Rogers (nee Ward)

The following reflection has been provided by Ms Rosemary Turner, School Captain in 1966 and dear school and lifelong friend of Rosy Rogers, who has two children, Matthew and Kimberley…

A Busy Five Years

According to the Association of Financial Advisers, of all financial planners in Australia, only 20 per cent are women. Given female graduates are outnumbering men in many fields and a…

The Flying Wordsmith

As a child, flying captivated Liam Goodall’s imagination. It seemed powerful, free and adventurous. It also seemed like an impossible dream. In Year 12 at Girton (2007), Liam did English,…

Mary Wallace: 1953 Prefect and OGA Stalwart

Edwina Wallace-Smith (10 Millward), along with her brother (William) and her sisters (Lucette and Rose), have a Grandmother who went to Girton Church of England Girls Grammar School in the…

Old Girtonians Perform for their Art

2nd March, 2017 Two recent Girton graduates have moved to Melbourne to cut their teeth in the Performing Arts industry. One has joined the prestigious National Institute for Dramatic Arts…