Ken Lord’s 92nd Birthday

A celebration with recipients of the Ken Lord Family Boarding Scholarship. Guest of honour at the College this morning was Ken Lord, (PAC 1940-44) on his 92nd birthday.  Happy Birthday, Ken! Ken’s scholarship now funds six boarding students and with pride he refers to the recipients as ‘My Boys’.  Five recipients joined Ken this morning, […]

PAC ‘s only female enrolment in 1883

Author: Kate Pulford, College Archivist, PAC Lilian Staple MEAD PAC 1883-1884 “’The only name of the feminine gender on our schoolroom walls.” As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, we are delighted to share an article of interest from the Prince Alfred College Archives. Our story is of a student enrolled from 1883 to 1884 […]

The Geoffrey Bean Boarding Scholarship

Author: David Cornish, Executive Officer, Prince Alfred College Foundation. Fifty years ago, in 1969, an Englishman named Geoffrey Bean was appointed Headmaster of Prince Alfred College. With a young family, a school to run in a new country, and much to learn, Geoffrey Bean had plenty to contend with.  An early and appreciated source of […]

PAC 150 Year Staff Celebration and Reunion

It was wonderful to see many familiar faces, at the Prince Alfred College Sesquicentenary Staff Celebration and Reunion, on Sunday 17 February 2019. Past and present staff and their families came together as we hosted a special day in recognition of our staff and the vital role each person has played in shaping the future […]

Our Princes Men Gallery Induction – David Basheer

Old Collegian, David Basheer, was inducted into the Princes Men Gallery on Thursday, 15 November, 2018. Each term, we recognise an Old Collegian who has achieved distinction in their chosen field, we have over the last year welcomed individuals who have excelled in a number of different areas – Sport, Finance, Business and Primary Industry, […]

Thanking Scholarship Donors

Author: David Cornish, Executive Officer, Prince Alfred College Foundation. For a decade the College’s Foundation has operated the PAC Foundation Scholarship Fund.  This fund is the vehicle for philanthropic donations, and which are used exclusively to provide scholarships to boys who may not otherwise have had the opportunity to attend the College.  These scholarships are […]

PAC staff members gain their Doctorates

Author: Ross Scrymgeour, Director of Advancement Prince Alfred College. We congratulate two staff members, Daniel Kerrigan and John Kinniburgh, who have recently successfully completed their PhD studies. The focus of their research work is outlined below. Daniel Kerrigan Daniel’s thesis generalised a theory of gravitation that offers a possible resolution to the dark matter and […]