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Walkley Award winning Old Boy

Aaron Hollett (Class of 1994) was presented with his third Walkley Award at a ceremony in Brisbane. It was Hollett's first award for the category of Television/ Video Journalism and was recognized for his work on Four Corners episode, "City of Ghosts" which documented the search for foreign fighters in the city of Raqqa in [...]

2018-11-26T15:33:15+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Walkley Award winning Old Boy

Old Boys welcome new President

The Old Boys are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Kenman (Class of 1983) to the position of President the Old Boys Working Group. Andrew will take over the position from Alec Teevan (Class of 2012) who after four years in the role has stepped down to focus on his legal career. Alec has [...]

2018-11-23T13:49:12+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Old Boys welcome new President

Old Boys welcome Class 155

The transition from Ipswich Grammar School student to IGS Old Boy is a unique experience and one that can be defined as a somewhat surreal feeling. To go from being in uniform with a group of over 100 to join the ranks of a network of thousands spread around the globe is a new concept [...]

2018-11-15T15:08:12+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Old Boys welcome Class 155

GPS 100 years strong!

This year has seen the centenary of GPS and the nine schools involved have all contributed throughout the year in celebrating this milestone. A special commemorative video highlighting the spirit shared amongst all the GPS schools, was previewed at the recent GPS Track and Field championship. Each school has captured unique footage of what being [...]

2018-11-06T15:04:14+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on GPS 100 years strong!

Foundation Day

The current boys returned to school on Monday after their holiday break to a special assembly celebrating Foundation Day, where 155 years ago on the 7th October the school officially commenced with 16 students beginning their education at Ipswich Grammar School. A large contingent of Old Boys were in attendance including members from the Class [...]

2018-10-12T13:23:31+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Foundation Day

From Boarding Captain to President

Suriyarajan Maniam (Class of 2016) (left) was recognized as leadership material in his final year and had the full support of the boarding students and staff when he was appointed Boarding Captain. This was a role that saw him working with the boarding community to ensure a positive environment was maintained and the boys could [...]

2018-09-20T13:29:07+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on From Boarding Captain to President

Old Boys’ Day at Rugby and Basketball

Hundreds of Old Boys and members of the IGS community flocked to Old Boys' Day which saw the school take on Brisbane Boys College in Rugby and Basketball. A great day had by everyone the event continues to be one of the feature events on the school calendar. Members of the 1998 cohort [...]

2018-08-13T16:09:04+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Old Boys’ Day at Rugby and Basketball

Politis reaches 25 year milestone

Nick Politis (Class of 1960) is celebrating 25 years as chairman of NRL club the Sydney Roosters. His involvement in Rugby League spans four decades but after joining the club in 1993 he has become a 'Rooster for life'. A very successful businessman, Politis ran and expanded WFM Motors Pty Ltd from 1974, rebranding it [...]

2018-08-10T12:44:57+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Politis reaches 25 year milestone

Old Boy living the Volleyball dream

Tom Wheeler (Class of 2016) has continued with his volleyball post graduation and taken his playing career to the next level after securing a position at the Australian Institute of Sport at the end of 2016. A stint in their volleyball program prepared Wheeler for scholarship opportunity in Canada where he has just returned to [...]

2018-08-10T11:15:11+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Old Boy News|Comments Off on Old Boy living the Volleyball dream