Ascham Old Girls

Business Breakfast Brilliance
This year’s Business Breakfast was a great example of adapting to the conditions of the times. We missed being together at the Ivy but neverthel...
Tawna, Belinda and The Bumpy Road
Mental health challenges can occur at all stages of life, not just as a child or adolescent. When two Old Girl psychologists and close friends Tawna T...
An unexpected training experience
The unexpected opportunity to work in a COVID-19 drive-through testing clinic in Sydney’s Summer Hill gave nursing student Sofia Milne (2016) an...
Beatrice at the GP Frontline
As Director of Double Bay Doctors, a family GP clinic in Sydney’s Double Bay, the greatest challenge of Beatrice Ludowici’s (2002) year ha...
Kate White's knockout Katering
There is nothing better than walking into a party and discovering that Katering is in the kitchen. You know that it is going to be a great event&helli...
Philippa's passion for philanthropy
Philippa Tyndale (1977) is a journalist and philanthropist. In her most recent book, The School of Restoration, she has brought Ugandan woman Alice Ac...
Go-Getter Grace
Grace Clarke (2016) has the left-brain, right-brain concept debunked. Her mathematical mind can quickly turn to song and in a talent trifecta, she&rs...
Maggie Crowe is taking off
Maggie Crowe (2019)’s trip to India earlier this year was an opportunity to broaden her perspective of the world and appreciate the value of edu...
Queen’s Birthday Honours for three impressive Old Girls
Belinda Hutchinson AM (1971) has been awarded Australia’s top honour, a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in recognition of her service ...
An incredible journey home
The rapid border closures around to the world due to the outbreak of COVID-19 saw Nicole Burfitt-Williams (2011) almost stuck in New Delhi indefinitel...
Sophie's Dinner Ladies are in hot demand
Sophie Gilliatt (Lance 1985), like many other hospitality business owners, had no idea that her provision of a home-delivered dinner service would be ...
A Place of Peace - the Braidwood animal sanctuary battling drought and fire
Old Girl Penny Hemphill (1973), now Billie Dean, runs Australia’s largest farm animal and wild horse sanctuary, A Place of Peace. Billie’...
Ascham Leadership Scholarship 2020 – Congratulations Sarah Weekes!
Sarah Weekes (2010) has been awarded the 2020 Ascham Leadership Scholarship. Sarah, who is a swine vet, will use the scholarship to improve her veteri...
1984! The Musical!
Look out for an exciting new musical produced by Old Girl Diana Reid (2013) and featuring Anna Della Marta (2014) which will premiere at the New Theat...
#buyfromthebush brilliance
Millie Fisher (Plumptre 2002) and Georgie Scott (Robertson 1992), are two Old Girls who have been tackling the drought head on through their involveme...
Spotlight on Sophie Davies (1987)
In June 2017 Sophie was appointed Australia’s Ambassador to Colombia and Venezuela, and opened Australia’s first Embassy in Colombia, foll...
Geena Dunne (2011) - Changing women's lives in Africa
The Cova Project provides women in Africa with menstrual cups, small silicone cups that women and girls can use during their period. These cups are qu...
Fashion Forward | Zara Wong (2004) and Bianca Spender (1994)
Bianca is the creative force and the brains behind her 10-year-old fashion label Bianca Spender. She freely admits that she was quite shy of going int...
Welcome Class of 2019 - our newest Old Girls
This week the Class of 2019 were very excited to receive an embroided Ascham tote bag from the Old Girls' Union and a letter from from co-presiden...
The Versatility of a Professsion - Medicine
On Tuesday 7 May we launched our new series, The Versatility of a Profession, focusing on professions in medicine and medical science. We were joined ...
Old Girl Anna Doubell (1996) wows the crowd at Prizegiving
English Channel swimmer Anna Doubell (1996) captivated girls, staff and parents alike with her speech at Ascham’s Prizegiving at the end of last...
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