Emilie continues to shine

Rhodes Scholar EMILIE MCDONNELL, University College, University of Oxford, England Emilie is a current DPhil in Law candidate at the University of Oxford. After completing the Bachelor of Civil Law with Distinction in 2017, she recently completed her MPhil in Law thesis titled The Right to Leave in International Law: Securing the Human Rights and Agency of Asylum Seekers. The DPhil…

Congratulations Lily – top in the State – UPDATE

  THE FOLLOWING HAS BEEN UPDATED AFTER RECEIPT OF INFORMATION FROM THE OFFICE OF TASMANIAN ASSESSMENT, STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION (Thursday 20 December, 2018) The Guilford Young College community offers its heartiest congratulations to 2018 Student Leader Lily Ward (Guzman House) who has been announced as the joint top student in Tasmania for 2018, and the…

GYC visits ANU

At the invitation of the Australian National University, Hobart Campus Careers Advisor Richard Clark recently attended the university’s Open Day in Canberra to gain a better understanding of what it offers prospective students. He writes … It was great to meet up with a former GYC student, Sam Palmer (2012, pictured) who was able to…

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…

Tasmanian Young Achievers

      The Tasmanian Young Achievers Awards were announced on Saturday 21 April. Guilford Young College had seven alumni among the finalists in nine award categories (see below). Winners were: Heather and Christopher Chong Community Service and Volunteering Award (all three nominees for this award were GYC alumni), Olivia Fleming (GYC 2014, pictured left…