Alumni

Once an MLC girl, always an MLC girl

As our students graduate from MLC, they become a part of the Collegians' Association – a vibrant and united global Alumni network.

Contact

MLC Alumni and Web Coordinator: Tamara Kilian tkilian@mlc.wa.edu.au or +61 (08) 9383 8851

Update Your Details

If you have recently married, changed your name, moved house, changed jobs or career, furthered your education or started a new endeavour, we would love to hear from you. By updating your details, we are able to keep you informed of upcoming Alumni events and initiatives through our biannual magazine Strive and quarterly newsletter The Collegian Connection

We also invite Collegians to connect online through LinkedIn and Facebook.

Update your details now.

Alumni

MLC Collegians' Association

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The Association Committee ensures that the 9,000 members of our Alumni community maintain a connection with their School.

The Association supports MLC and our Alumni through hosting reunions and social and networking events, providing mentoring opportunities and providing bursaries and prizes for current students.

Where It All Began

Founded in 1913, the MLC Collegians' Association was first formed with a simple purpose - to keep the girls in touch with their old friends who had left the College. Since then, the Association has grown to become a dynamic and enduring part of life at MLC.

Twenty-three girls attended the inaugural meeting on 9 October 1913. Principal Gertrude Walton was unanimously elected as the first president and was as much a part of the Association as the Collegians themselves.

Although it has gone by different names over the years, including the Old Girls' Association and Old Scholars' Association, the MLC Collegians' Association has always focused on bringing together members of MLC's Community in support of the College. From concert nights, dances, sundowners and the annual picnic, to dinners and balls, the Collegians' Association has been responsible for a multitude of social and fundraising events during its existence.

The aim of providing facilities for current and future students has always played a role in the Association's activities. Contributions to the College range from fundraising to help build MLC's first library, the Gertrude Walton Library (now Drama Centre), to the purchase of furniture.

One of the most tangible contributions the Association has made to the College has been the provision of Collegian scholarships, prizes and bursaries.

Our 103-year-old Association has, and always will shape the identity of MLC through celebrating the individual gifts and endeavours of our Collegian network.

Once an MLC girl, always an MLC girl.

Alumni Mentoring at MLC

We aspire to instill a supportive, collegial culture within the women of our community.

Alumni Mentoring at MLC allows us to guide Collegians on their individual journeys following their secondary education.

Drawing on the experience and expertise of our Alumni, we can enhance the developing careers of others.

Mentees who are taking part in study, beginning their career, contemplating a career change or hoping to gain leadership skills can benefit from the industry knowledge and unique skills of their mentor.

Programme Snapshot

  • Mentors and mentees can meet one-on-one at times and locations of their own choice over the course of a year
  • Mentees are matched with a mentor with experience in a field of interest to them
  • A welcome event connects mentors and mentees at the beginning of each year
  • Mentors will share advice to assist mentees in developing their individual gifts in a chosen industry
  • Both mentors and mentees will develop valuable leadership skills

Find out more and register here:

Per Ardua Association

At MLC, we recognise that not only students become an integral part of the College community.

The Per Ardua Association is made up of former MLC students, staff members, parents, grandparents, Council members and friends of all generations, who wish to forge an ongoing connection with our College.

MLC played a very significant role in the lives of many Per Ardua members who cherish the opportunity to reconnect with and support the School and our community.

The Association host annual events, which include a Welcome Brunch, Musicale and a Christmas Lunch.

If you are interested in joining the Per Ardua Association, please contact Alumni and Web Coordinator Tamara Kilian on +61 (08) 9383 8851 or at tkilian@mlc.wa.edu.au.

Weddings

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Collegians are warmly invited to hold wedding or baptism ceremonies in the MLC Chapel.

In the life of the Methodist and the Uniting Church, this is a place of tradition, sacredness and celebration and, therefore, is more than a venue for hire.

Our Chapel's rich history began in 1918 and when it was built as the Assembly Hall of the College. It was officially named the Chapel in 1967 and the first wedding at the College took place in the same year.

MLC Chaplain, Reverend Hollis Wilson has officiated a number of weddings for Collegians and others for more than 20 years. Rev Wilson is more than happy to discuss your ceremony plans with you to ensure the event is as personal and meaningful as possible.

Please refer to the MLC Chapel - Wedding Ceremony Guidelines for further information.

For all enquiries regarding wedding and baptism ceremonies at MLC, please contact Alumni and Web Coordinator Tamara Kilian on +61 (08) 9383 8851 or at tkilian@mlc.wa.edu.au.

Collegian School Records

Collegians are able to obtain copies of their academic transcripts, copies of semester reports, letters of enrolment or other student information.

Apply for Collegian Records

Please post your application for your record to the College or email to mlc@mlc.wa.edu.au.

100 Collegian Voices

100 Collegian Voices was produced in 2013 in celebration of the MLC Collegians' Association centenary. It features a compilation of stories about 100 women who have shown courage, confidence and resilience in all aspects of their lives. The women's inspirational journeys began at MLC.

100 Collegian Voices captures the hearts and minds of some of Western Australia's finest women. If you would like to hear the women's voices and share in their powerful experiences, copies of the book can be purchased by clicking on the link below.

100 Collegian Voices order form

Some of the Collegian Voices can be viewed in the Our Voices section of the website.

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