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Lucy Coote shares her experience of the Burgmann Alumni & Friends Mentoring (BAM) Program

I’m in my third year of a Business Administration degree at ANU, majoring in Management and minoring in International Business. I’m a very organised person and have always been interested in the administration side of business. This degree was ideal, as it allowed me to complete courses that would form part of a Commerce degree whilst also specialising with a greater administration and management focus.


Announcing inaugural First Nations Arts Initiative acquisitions

By Amelia Zaraftis

The representation and celebration of First Nations arts and cultures is important at Burgmann College, as we seek to reflect the deep histories, diverse cultures and ongoing truths of Australia.

In 2020, the College established the First Nations Arts Initiative as a core element of our Reconciliation Action Plan. Our ambition was to purchase significant works of art which would become the inaugural acquisitions in a growing collection of works by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.


Queer* update for Semester 1

Semester 1 kicked off with the annual Queer* Night In, a forum where all ressies are invited to discuss queer issues, share stories, and learn from each other in a safe and welcoming space. We then moved to Mardi Gras Paint n Sip, a night of groovy tunes and Pride-themed painting where we crafted an incredible new Pride banner for the Dining Hall (pictured).


Arts update for Semester 1

 Adventures in Juvenile Organised Crime

There we were, in the shimmering light of a freezing Canberra sunrise, knee-deep in Kambah Pool, holding onto the camera for dear life. Jack, lead actor for this year’s 40 Hours of Film competition, walked, fully clothed, into the lake, with only one chance to make this take work….


College welcomes new Deputy Principal, Ms Cris Clucas

New Deputy Principal Ms Cris ClucasIt’s with great pleasure we share the appointment of Ms Cris Clucas (she/her) to the role of Deputy Principal, commencing 12 May.

Cris studied at ANU School of Art in the early 1990s and worked as a graphic designer for 10 years before moving to students support roles at ANU.


A special visit from the Tiwi Strong Women

The Tiwi Strong Women's GroupIn May, we were delighted and honoured to host members of the Tiwi Strong Women’s Group.

The singing group from Bathurst Island were in Canberra for the Canberra International Music Festival and to work with Associate Professor Kim Cunio, Head of the ANU School of Music, who this year joined Burgmann as a Residential Fellow.



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