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Emmanuel College Highlanders pipe band at the Maclean Highland Gathering

Emmanuel College Highlanders hit a high note

Over the Easter weekend, the newly formed Emmanuel College Highlanders at The University of Queensland pipe band won first place in the Grade 3 competition at the 113th Maclean Highland Gathering. The new band, which is a merger of the... read more

David Brunckhorst and Mark Sowerby - 2017 Emmanuel College Philanthropy in Education lecture

Contributing positively to society, “on net”

2017 Emmanuel College Philanthropy in Education lecture Emmanuel College alumnus, founder of Blue Sky Alternative Investments Limited, successful English Channel swimmer, and Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur, Mark Sowerby believes in giving back through social good. Mark’s presentation for the 2017 Emmanuel... read more

Roger Derrington and Susanna Connolly at the Emmanuel College 2017 Academic Awards

A judicious choice: The Hon. Justice Roger Derrington

Congratulations to Emmanuel College Council Deputy Chairperson The Honourable Justice Roger Derrington on his appointment as a judge to the Federal Court of Australia. He has been assigned to the Brisbane Registry, commencing 29 March 2017. In conveying his hearty... read more

Alastair MacLeod and Alex Beetson - 2017 Academic Awards

Celebrating student success

Emmanuel College students’ academic achievements were celebrated at the 2017 Academic Awards Dinner last week. The event was held on International Women’s Day and guest speaker Associate Professor Sarah Percy, Grad Centre Deputy Director in UQ’s School of Political Science... read more

Emmanuel College Principal Professor David Brunckhorst with members of the 2017 student executive team

Forging new futures

A message from Emmanuel College Principal Professor David Brunckhorst The excitement of O Week has passed and we have welcomed our freshers into the Emmanuel College family. As the students and staff embark upon the 2017 College year, it seems pertinent... read more

Stewart Gill, Prue Ahrens and Lewis Miller at the portrait unveiling

Portrait of a Principal: Farewell to Professor Gill

Emmanuel College hosted events ranging from intimate gatherings to large celebrations to farewell Professor Stewart Gill OAM, whose 12-year tenure as Principal comes to a close this month. Following long-standing tradition, the College commissioned a portrait to mark Stewart’s principalship... read more