140 Ormond Stories
From student life and traditions, to sports, culture, our people and iconic campus, immerse yourself in stories which make up the fabric of our Ormond community.
On 18 March 1881, Ormond was officially opened by the Governor of Victoria, at a ceremony attended by over 400 people.
Rowing has been part of Ormond life since 1881, with the annual Intercollegiate Rowing Regatta still a keenly contest event.
The 2013 drama production, ‘Metamorphoses’, stands out as the highlight of my time at Ormond.
The Students' Club Dinner is a highlight of the College year and celebrates the achievements and leaders of Ormondians.
The Ievers Dinner was the least important and the greatest night in the Ormond calendar. It started mighty and finished mightier yet.
Designed by renowned architects, Ormond's modernist buildings are ground-breaking and significant.
Share your Ormond story
Every Ormondian has their own unique experience of College life, and their own story to tell. What Ormond moment stands out in your memory? Whether on the sporting field or the stage, in the JCR, Dining Hall or on Picken Lawn, share your favourite story of life at Ormond College.
The College was founded thanks to the generosity of Francis Ormond, a Western District farmer and landowner. Francis Ormond believed in the transformative power of education and wanted the College founded in his name to be more than simply a place to live: it should equip its graduates with both the potential and the sense of responsibility to make the world a better place.