Somerset College has a proud history of promoting an active and engaged community. We host many events throughout the year.
Our past events are listed below.
Everyone is invited to attend the traditional closing event featuring keynote speaker, Kári Gíslason - memoirist, novelist, and travel writer. His powerful memoir about landscape and identity, The Promise of Iceland (UQP, 2011), was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards. In his novel, The Ash Burner (UQP, 2015), he continues to explore belonging, return journeys, and the mysteries of family life.
ABC Gold Coast's, Nicole Dyer will join Tara Moss, as Tara shares her best-selling non-fiction book, The Fictional Woman. An insightful, challenging and entertaining conversation along with a gourmet lunch, as Tara asks how we can change the old fictions, one woman at a time.
You are invited to attend this unique and very exciting event with special guest speaker Robyn Archer AO FAHA. Robyn is an internationally acclaimed advocate for the arts and in great demand globally and it is for this reason that she has been tasked by Mayor Tom Tate to accelerate cultural development on the Gold Coast towards 2018.
Saturday 7 March 2015 - Come along for a night of Opera. Performers will be singing famous Italian and French Opera arias in duet, and will also sing Japanese songs with Japanese dance. $20 including finger food and one drink. All funds raised at this concert will be donated to the recovery from the Tsunami and Earthquake in Japan 2011.