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Welcome to the Old Girls' Union

NEGS girls, past and present, reside around Australia and around the world and their success, resilience and enthusiastic participation in life is evident wherever you go.

As NEGS is predominately a boarding school, with a strong sense of community, many essential livelong bonds are forged and highly revered within their lives. Established in 1913, (18 years after the school began) the NEGS Old Girls' Union (NOGU) was formed to maintain and pass down traditions of the school, unite past students with the present, and help keep members and all old girls connected.

Today the NOGU is known as NEGS Alumni Association to reflect that the ex-student body consists of our Junior School boys who graduate from NEGS in Year 6 and our Senior Girls.

The Alumni has over 5,500 members and financially supports Scholarships and Bursaries to future students. We have branches in Armidale, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne where volunteer committee members help develop connections and organise events.

The close ties Old Girls have with one another and NEGS can be seen in their enthusiastic participation in many of the schools activities. Old Girls return each year in September near St Michaelmas Day (Old Girls' Weekend) to attend their 5, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, year unions to walk down memory lane. They are also invited as guest speakers and as guests too many of the school functions and mentoring programs each year.

NOGU Committees

Old girls of all ages with fresh ideas are warmly welcomed as new committee members.

Contact your nearest branch below to join or enjoy attending functions.

Join us on facebook

Ensure you’re kept up to date with the latest reunion and event information by joining our facebook page.

Life Member

If you are not a member and would like to join the NOGU please complete this form and provide a one off $200 payment for a lifetime membership.

By increasing your connections with past students, regional Old Girl Branches and the School you may choose to help: Maintain and hand on the traditions of the School and Unite past students of the School with one another and with present members through communication channels.

Raise money for the establishment and maintenance of bursaries and/or scholarships to further the education at NEGS of: Children of Old Girls of the School or Other children at the discretion of the Union.

Encourage children to support the missionary objectives of the Union and to work for others. Support the school with functions and mentoring programs. Provide and receive ‘news’ of Old Girls and current students. Promote Old Girls’ businesses through extensive Old Girl networking opportunities. Promote the school to encourage enrolments, and fundraising for future initiatives. Stay connected as an important member of the greater NEGS community and importantly enjoy old friendships and new opportunities.

To become a NOGU life member please get in touch with

Donate to our scholorships

Scholarships are awarded to prospective students who embody the spirit of a NEGS girl and are a relative of an Old Girl, or at the discretion of the NEGS Old Girls’ Union to a family who is undergoing financial difficulty. The NOGU are proud to be able to help future generations have the wonderful all-round education they were fortunate to receive.

Every student who passes through the gates of NEGS today benefits from the exceptional generosity of past generations of benefactors and your tax-deductible gift ensures NEGS girls continue to flourish for future generations.

Local Office Contacts


President – Ms Natalie Scanlon (’97)




President – Kerrie Smith (Benham ’87)

M: 0488 658 889 | E:


Vice President – Sally Grimble (’76 McLaughlin)

M: 0413 662 371 | E:


Elizabeth Brown (Pixley ’58)

P: 03 9509 1009 | E:


Lindy Armstrong (Masters ’77)

P: 02 6241 4602 | E:

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