GYC’s first Rhodes Scholar dreams to make a difference

From opera singer studies to international advocacy Emilie McDonnell*, MPhil in Law, University College, University of Oxford, England I am currently an MPhil in Law candidate at University College, University of Oxford and the 2016 Tasmanian Rhodes Scholar. I graduated from Guilford Young College in 2009 having mainly studied mathematics, English, drama, music and music…

Has a new GYC tradition been created?

On the evening of Tuesday 21 August, GYC played a “friendly” AFL match, GYC current students versus GYC All Stars (former students) at Twin Ovals, Kingston. Despite earlier wet weather and some showers on the night, the ground was in excellent condition for the entertaining and spirited game. After a tight tussle in the first…

VET offers powerful pathways

  “Real skills for real careers”   “I am completing a school-based traineeship Certificate III in Early Childhood, Education and Care. This is a fantastic opportunity for me to broaden my experience, knowledge and skills. The school based traineeship has been a great boost for me; it has given me focus, purpose and helped define the career…

GYC retains soccer title

by coach, Marco Guerzoni The boys’ SSATIS final for football (soccer) was played out in front of a healthy crowd at South Oval, The Hutchins School, between the GYC First XI and THS on Thursday 16 August. Affording Hutchins the home ground and home crowd advantage, the GYC boys backed-in their high, skill-based game, centred around…

GYC AFL spectacular

Guilford Young College will host an AFL spectacular at Kingston’s Twin Ovals next Tuesday evening. Although the College did not participate in the SATIS AFL competition this year due to roster changes, interest in and involvement with AFL remains very strong within the College. A large number of students compete at the club level while…