Alumni News

Alumni News

Academic successes and adventures: Semester 1, 2024

21 May 2024

2024 is off to a strong start, with celebrations of the academic success and adventures of the St Mark’s community. Academic Awards Dinner We celebrated our 2023 academic high achievers …

Collegians connect at Melbourne and Brisbane reunion events

03 May 2024

Melbourne Reunion Our Melbourne Reunion event was a fabulous night on the beautiful grounds of Trinity College! Head of College, Professor Don Markwell AM, and Director of Centenary Engagement, Karin …

Mary Ruth McKenzie

12 March 2024

(30 April 1937 – 15 January 2024) We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mary McKenzie in January. Mary came to live at St Mark’s in 1964 …

Elisabeth Amy (Beth) Lee

12 March 2024

(5 October 1930 – 14 January 2024) Beth Lee, who has died in New South Wales at the age of 93, is warmly remembered at St Mark’s, including with deep …

We deeply mourn the passing of Jeremy Pascoe, Honorary Fellow

17 November 2023

It is with great sadness that we report that Jeremy Pascoe, Honorary Fellow of the College and Old Collegian (1955-59), passed away yesterday after a long illness. Jeremy died peacefully …

Ivan Shearer Scholarship for study in Oxford or Cambridge – call for applications for 2024-25

16 November 2023

A generous bequest by the late Professor Ivan Shearer AM RFD has enabled the creation of the Ivan Shearer Scholarship to support St Mark’s Collegians to study at the University …

Remembering Dr Timothy Pascoe AM with deep gratitude

08 November 2023

We have learnt with great sadness of the death of Dr Timothy Pascoe AM, Honorary Fellow of the College and Old Collegian (St Mark’s 1957-61). Our deepest sympathy to Timothy’s …

Old Collegians connect in Sydney and Canberra

19 October 2023

At recent reunions in Canberra and Sydney, the Head of College, Professor Don Markwell AM, was thrilled to meet with Old Collegians from many different decades. It is always a …

St Mark’s abroad – reunions in Hong Kong, London and Oxford, and Singapore

08 August 2023

St Mark’s Collegians from the 1950s through to the 2020s met with the Head of College, Professor Don Markwell AM, at recent College reunion drinks in Hong Kong, London, and …

Congratulations on recent Australian and British Honours

13 February 2023

Many congratulations to members of the St Mark’s community recognised in the recent Australian honours list – Gayle Cowan OAM (Governor of the St Mark’s College Foundation) on her Medal …

In memoriam: Dr Antony Harding (27 September 1962 – 14 June 2020)

18 January 2023

A tribute by Jane Downer Tony Harding grew up in Launceston, Tasmania and I met him during mutual years of residence at St Mark’s College in the 1980s when he …

Happy return of 50+ year reunion lunch

14 December 2022

The annual reunion lunch for those in the College 50 or more years ago and their partners has returned after a break due to the pandemic – with a large …