Members of College's Alumni are on occasion invited to speak at the Senior Common Room on a variety of topics, professional experience and fields of interest. These talks and subsequent discussions are open to all residents, not just members of the Senior Common Room.
The College also has a variety of academic and other visitors throughout the year. These interstate and overseas academics provide opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate residents to participate in after dinner conversations in a variety of disciplines.
2013 Senior Common Room Talks
1 May: Whitney Komor, Dr Michelle Deaker, James Alexander: 'Opportunities for Future Entrepreneurs' panel
7 May: Peter Churcher, 'Bruce, Linde and me on the road to Guadelupe'.
15 May: Dr Thomas Newsome, 'Good or evil: what role for the dingo in Australia'.
2012 Senior Common Room Talks
28 March: Neil Saunders on mathematics and music
5 June: Peter Wilkins on the philosophy of Sir Francis Bacon
10 October: Sophie Ritson, 'The String Theory Debate: Rhetoric and Ideology in Fundamental Physics"
23 October: Natalie Matias, 'Scoring Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey: a Comparative Analysis of Gyorgy Ligeti and Alex North, as their music would appear in the film'.
2011 Senior Common Room Talks
16 March: Charles Williams - The Forgotten Inkling by Bradley Wells
19 April: Fighting A Losing Battle: The War That Never Ends by Donna Coates
27 July: Anglo-Catholic in Religion: T.S. Elliot and Christianity by Prof Barry Spurr
9 August: Feasting with Panthers: Writing and Publishing for General Audiences by Prof Iain McCalman