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Class of 1992 Reunion

The Class of 1992 had their 30 year reunion in Hobart on Friday 12 August 2022. Director of Community Engagement, Bill Avery, hosted a personalised tour…

Friends’ 60th Rowing Anniversary

The winning Head of the River rowing team got back together recently to celebrate the anniversary of the 1962 race and look back over old…

Alumni Story – Reia Anquet (Farrall) (1992)

We were delighted to catch up with Reia Anquet (Farrall) recently whilst she was visiting from France. Reia kindly shared a bit about her life…

Alumni Story – Lucy Given (1982)

Lucy Given graduated from Friends’ School in 1982 and has gone on to have a successful career in Interior Design within the retail industry giving…

Alumni Reps Quaterly Meeting | May 2022

Our wonderful Alumni Reps gathered in May for our quarterly Alumni Community meeting.  Topics discussed during the meeting included: An update from Principal Nelson File…

Alumni Reps Quaterly Meeting | March 2022

The March 2022 Alumni Reps Meeting was as informative and friendly as usual with Reps dialling in from across Australia and from Canada. It was…

Alumni Reps Quarterly Meeting | October 2021

A summary of topics discussed: Principal Nelson File updated the Alumni Reps on the current and future focus of the School, including progress on the…

Class of 1971 Reunion

The Class of 1971 had their 50 year out reunion in Hobart on Saturday 6 November 2021. Alumni started their afternoon with a tour of the School, taking…

Alumni Reps Quarterly Meeting | August 2021

A summary of topics discussed: Principal Nelson File updated the Alumni Reps on the current and future focus of the School, including year group organisation,…

Old Scholar’s Debut Novel Charts the Demise of the Apple Industry in Tasmania

Thank you to Mary-Lou Stephens (1978) for sharing her story with us. After leaving Friends’ School in 1978, Mary-Lou Stephens (nee Thorp) played in bands…

Friends’ Alumni Community Reps Meeting Monday 10 May 2021

Attendees: Lucy Loney (‘88) (Convenor), Flick Boucher (‘89), Jade Galbally (‘95),  Roly Hill (‘59), Tasman Inglis (‘20), Charlotte Rogers (‘20), Bill Avery, Director of Community…

Ric Finlay – The man behind the numbers

Ric recently provided his story to Mary Woolnough. Thank you to Ric and to Mary for this story. I arrived at Pendle Hill in early…

Class of 1970 Reunion

On Saturday 27 March we held our Class of 1970, 50 Year Out Reunion in The Farrall Centre on the Argyle Street Campus. Alumni started…

Building the Alumni Connection

This week, Community Engagement have been speaking to students in Gathering about community – both the learning community they are currently part of at The…

Friends’ Alumni Community Reps Meeting | Monday 15 February 2021

Attendees:Lucy Loney (Ogilvie) (‘88) Convener, Jade Galbally, Tasman Inglis (‘20), (‘95)Andrew Kibbey, (‘95), Mary Woolnough (‘69), Bill Avery, Director of Community Engagement, Nelson File, Principal.…

Class of 1980 and 1990 Reunions

On Saturday 13 March we held the Class of 1980 (40 Year Out) and Class of 1990 (30 Year Out) that had been postponed from…

Classes of 2010 and 2000 Reunions

On Friday 12 March we held the Class of 2000 (20 Year Out) and Class of 2010 (10 Year Out) that had been postponed from…

50+ Alumni High Tea

On Sunday 28 February the School held it’s annual 50+ Alumni reunion for those who are 50 Years out of School or longer. The most…