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Opportunities to connect for Old Melburnians

The President of the Old Melburnians, Andrew Tulloch (OM 1986), highlights the importance of connection and describes current connection opportunities.

A career fueled by a desire to be challenged

This year’s Australia Day Honours list includes an Old Melburnian who has helped to transform eye disease treatment here and overseas.

Lifelong innovator sees spirituality in the everyday

A willingness to experiment has been central to the career of renowned glass artist, David Wright (OM 1966).

How service defines a Reverend’s faith

Old Melburnian Rev’d Dr Peter French says our education is not just our own, but something we must share “in the service of humanity”.

The power of strong educational foundations

“Grimwade House teaches you to believe in something and work hard for it,” says Vivienne Crompton, whose passion for our School led her back to the Old Melburnians Council.

The winding path to creative success

David Morton’s artistic career is defined by his openness to learning in all its forms.

The history classroom leads to a remarkable career

Advocating for Australia in Washington during the East Timor crisis was only the beginning for Christian Bennett.

Continuing to connect

Andrew Tulloch, President of the Old Melburnians, describes how the sense of community was continued this year through new initiatives, and looks forward to 2021.

The life of Peter Kanoa

Believed to be the School’s first Indigenous student, Peter Kanoa (OM 1969), has influenced Australia’s Indigenous agenda.

Five generations of connection and tradition

The Fanning family’s history with Melbourne Grammar stretches from the Gold Rush to the introduction of Nike in Australia, and beyond.

From Wadhurst to world-changing medical research

Paul Schreier’s path from an entrance scholar to his role fighting COVID-19 has been defined by a willingness to “roll the dice”.

Five minutes with brand strategist, Lorenzo Bresciani

Keeping brands relevant in today’s volatile world is a challenge embraced by Lorenzo Bresciani on a daily basis.