Highlights from recent editions

How Ian Taylor’s work has changed the world

Professor Ian Taylor AO (OM 1957) talks about his love of working with his hands, his extraordinary research and how his latest study received acclaim from his hero, Sir David Attenborough.

From reluctant viticulturist to Master of Wine

Although Kate McIntyre (OM 1990) grew up in the world of wine, it was by no means a foregone conclusion that she would make it her career.

Five generations of flavour, tradition and innovation

Under the leadership of Chris Langdon (OM 1980), the Langdon family business established in 1852 continues to flourish.

Using culinary expertise to redefine an approach to food

After a brilliant career in restaurants Tobie Puttock (OM 1992) is taking a sustainable stance on food.

How green homemade smoothies became a thriving business

Simon Guest (OM 2000) and his wife took a chance back in 2014, attempting to bring their home-made green smoothies to the public as part of a bricks-and-mortar enterprise.

A new House at Wadhurst

Recognising the Brookes family’s long association with the School and their collective service, contributions and achievements.

Campus News

Our campuses are vibrant and inclusive places for learning, achievement and friendship.

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Years 9 to 12

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Engagement and connection

As with any memorable journey, I end my term as President of the Old Melburnians Society and I am proud to look back at...

Meet the newest member of The Old Melburnians Council: Edwina Burn

Edwina Burn was attracted to the voluntary position because of her belief in the importance of community.

We hear you – sharing the Alumni Survey results

Thank you to those Old Melburnians who provided responses to our recent survey.

A rising star in microbiology

Richard Xu is investigating bacteria which have the potential to improve our environment.

Promising basketballer California-bound

After winning an international basketball tournament earlier this year, Jack Whitbourn has secured an overseas scholarship.

The Ross Memorial Gates – steadfast and true

The Ross Memorial Gates continue to be an important point of ingress and egress for the School more than 113 years after they first opened.

Collections that represent connections

Mark Tucker (OM 1973) hopes his contributions to the School Archoves helps students appreciate those who have come before them.

Fraser finds his feet thanks to a boarding scholarship

A scholarship and an epiphany both changed Fraser Douglas's (OM 2017) life forever.

Hear from our students

Find out about the tangible difference the generosity of our donors is making to students

Green by name…

Our new Property Manager, Elliot Green, explains how sustainable strategies are shaping our new Centre for Humanities.

What happens when you direct your own learning?

Self-driven projects have enhanced our Year 8 students' capacity for research and analysis.

Supporting a new recycling approach

Two Grimwade House service teams are leading the way in blister pack recycling.

New ways of thinking in the Wadhurst art studio

Our students are learning how to create and understand abstract art with expert guidance.

Farewell to Rev’d Hans Christiansen

Senior Chaplain Rev'd Hans Christiansen will take up a new role in Perth at the end of this year.

We are turning 50!

Do you have any soccer, Quad Play or Melbourne Grammar School Foundation memories or material to share?


Philanthropy lies at the heart of Melbourne Grammar School's history, success and values.
Philanthropic Impact provides an overview of the generosity of our School community from 1 October 2022 to 30 September 2023.
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