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Bringing Out The Inner Unicorn

As Year 12 students prepare to leave school, they are entering the most crucial decision time of their lives. The future is exciting and, at the same time, a little bit ‘scary’. Making the right choice about a future career is likely on the priority list, and many students might […]

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Standing Ovation for Co-curriculum Pioneer

In December 2020, the Old Girtonians’ Association was delighted to bestow on Mr Dan Slater, an Honorary Associate Life Membership for achieving twenty years of service to Girton Grammar School. It is in many ways thanks to the work of Dan Slater that the Girton Co-curriculum sits comfortably alongside the […]

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Putting A Smile On The Dial In Bendigo

After completing a five-year Bachelor/Master’s degree in Dentistry, (with the highest weighted average mark across the entire course for her graduating class), primary examinations with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, and finally, a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry degree, specialising in orthodontics and achieving first class honours, Bethany Cunning, […]

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Shouting Quietly About STEM

Dr Madeline Mitchell (OGA 2004) is on a mission to smash society’s gender assumptions about scientists and increase the visibility of women in STEM. This is an utterly achievable mission based on Madeline’s awe-inspiring Curriculum Vitae. However, those who knew Madeline at school might be a little surprised, only because […]

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The Doctor who Accidentally Became an Expert

An administrative bungle landed medical practitioner, and 2007 graduate Katie Snow, where she is today, and she could not be happier. Although she intended to train rurally during her GP studies, Katie was accidentally assigned to Melbourne and was unable to change the arrangements. What eventuated was deferring starting her […]

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Something To Sing And Jump About

The crowd spontaneously hushed as Joseph made his way to the lucky spot marking the start of his long, loping run-up. The unrehearsed silencing of roughly 800 students who have been released from the classroom into the sunshine for one glorious afternoon does not happen often, but the collective breath-holding […]

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A Good Yarn Earns A Good Living

A career in journalism is seen by many as a perilous career proposition but so far so good for 2013 graduate, Will Hogan, who has boomeranged back to Bendigo as a WIN TV news journalist after studying and working in Melbourne. Despite spending his first full-time pay on sky diving […]

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