With a history spanning nearly 70 years, the Old Boys & Friends Association would like to encourage all Old Boys & Friends of St Edmund’s College to remain involved in the College community, attend College activities and stay in touch or locate lost friends.
Each year, Old Boys & Friends hosts four major community events with the support of the College: The EdMum’s Soiree, Blue and White Ball, Heritage Round and Golf Day. More information can be found below.
Old Boys & Friends Association Objectives
- Facilitate an ongoing relationship within the greater college community, and establish and maintain a sense of belonging and inclusiveness to St Edmund’s College Canberra
- Encourage social interaction between its members and the college community, inclusive of the facilitation of College reunions
- Preserve, promote and strengthen the ideals, traditions, and history of the College
- Raise the level of pride in being an Eddies Old Boy
- Raise the level of pride and awareness amongst current students that former students and friends are involved in the school community
Membership with the Old Boys & Friends Association is open to anyone associated with the College. This includes former students, families of former and/or current students, as well as past and present College staff. Click here to find out more about membership options and to become a member.
Key Events 2023
- EdMums Soiree
- Blue and White Ball
- Heritage Round
- Eddies Golf Day
We are excited to bring you four major events again this year with the support of the College. Everyone within the Eddies community is invited to these events, which are a great opportunity to get involved in the community, as well as meet new people. This year the Blue & White Ball and Heritage Round/Reunion Day will be held on the same weekend – a great opportunity for the Eddies community to come together at both events.
Please note as with all Old Boys & Friends Association events, a portion of funds raised is donated to those in need through the College Foundation. For further information on these events please email the college at email@example.com.
Edmums Soiree – Friday 2 June at The Marion on Regatta Point
This event will be held from midday on Friday 2 June. All mothers, grandmothers and carers of current students and Old Boys are invited to attend this occasion. Ticket information will be available soon.
Blue & White Ball – 28 July 2023 at the Hellenic Club Woden –
This is a fantastic night of entertainment for the Eddies community and gets bigger and better each year. We will promote the event on our social media pages, and in the College newsletter. Stay tuned for more information!
Heritage Round / Reunion Day – Saturday 29 July at St Edmund’s College
This event coincides with the Eddies v Marist rugby matches and is an opportunity to reflect on the heritage of the College, as well as a day that old boys are encouraged to attend and reunite. The day will commence with a Mass at 10am in the College Chapel. This will be followed by a morning tea at 11am and a tour of the College and an opportunity to watch the rugby.
Eddies Golf Day – Friday 10 November, Fairbairn Golf Club
This is the final event for 2023 celebrating the Eddies community. This is a 9-hole four-person Ambrose event commencing with a complimentary lunch from 2pm and a 3pm shot-gun tee-off, followed by a presentation of prizes in the clubhouse from 5pm. No golfing experience is required, just a willingness to have fun.
There will also be an informal afternoon tea and a presentation of prizes in the clubhouse commencing from about 5:00pm.
Teams can also be organised on the day.
Golf carts are available for hire through the Fairbairn Golf Club on Phone 02 6257 9000
Tickets and sponsorship will be available closer to the event, so keep an eye on the Old Boys & Friends Facebook page.
Lifetime Members: John Barilaro, Mike Bresnik, Paul Cooney, Shane Crossman, Curt Fahndrich, Frank Kelly, John-Paul Moloney, Frank Morella, Phillip Ulrich, Anthony Wood, Peter Dzundza, Grant Hourigan, Richard Hourigan, Matthew Le Pavoux, Carlo Sorrentino
Honorary Lifetime Members: Michael Maguire, Bishop Pat Power, Br Bob Wallace, Joe Zavone, Troy Gray
Patron: Ms Patricia Doyle