Janet Clarke Hall; Real friendship & real community.

With our outstanding social and academic support, Janet Clarke Hall is the college to help you capitalise on your success.

Our tight-knit academic community will help foster knowledge and skills that will stay with you for the rest of your life.

Full of history and charm, Janet Clarke Hall provides a relaxed and friendly college in which to stay during your studies

Want to be a tutor?

Janet Clarke Hall, a leading academic residential college within the University of Melbourne, is seeking applications for a resident tutor(s) for 2017.

The position encompasses academic, mentoring and pastoral engagement within a community of around a hundred students and staff in return for a scholarship payment and attractive residential package. Resident tutors are required to live in the college during the academic year, to be active in the academic, cultural and social activities of the college community. Tutors are also required to accept responsibilities as the duty tutor on a rostered basis.
Applicants must be tertiary graduates with a high academic record and preferably undertaking postgraduate study. Preference may be given to applicants qualified to tutor in Commerce, Mathematics or Arts. Experience in university tutoring is desirable. The ability to understand and engage with young people would be essential. The applicant must be prepared to involve themselves in the pastoral, sporting and cultural life of the College.
Please note, due to the nature of the available accommodation, we would welcome applications from couples however we are unable to accommodate pets.

For more information please contact us via our website, or telephone the Vice-Principal on (+61)3 9349 7100.

To apply, please send a covering letter highlighting your experience and area of academic expertise, copy of your academic transcript, and full curriculum vitae (with contact details for two referees) to:

Janet Clarke Hall,
Royal Parade, Parkville,
VIC 3052, Australia

or email VicePrincipal@jch.unimelb.edu.au

Please note the successful applicant will be required to provide the College with a Police and Working with Children Check. Applications close Monday 21 November 2016.

Resident Tutors

Resident Tutors serve in the College as teachers in their specialised areas, and mentors for students. They also share in offering pastoral care to students.

Xavier Cadorel

Mr Xavier Cadorel - Senior Duty Tutor
B.Civil Eng., Grad Dip Civil Eng. (Hons) (University of Nantes), M. Eng. (Bordeaux)
Teaching areas: Architecture, Services and Structure

Born in Nantes, Brittany, France, Xavier Cadorel began his career as a structural engineer and worked in this field for five years before restarting his studies prior to arriving in Australia in 2005. In Melbourne he gained his Masters of Architecture, specialising in Timber Design by completing his reseach at CSIRO.

Xavier also completed a year of research on Sustainable Buildings in New Zealand and then returned to Melbourne to design large timber structures using LVL for commercial and industrial buildings. After travelling through South East Asia for a year Xavier settled in France, becoming responsible for designing timber structures to support photovoltaic panels for a government renewable energy project. Upon returning to Melbourne, Xavier began tutoring at The University of Melbourne for the Faculty of Architecture. In 2013 Xavier became the project manager of the Nawaido Kindergarten for the Katalyst Foundation in Fiji. In 2014, Xavier completed a 3 month research tour of Europe, focusing on positive energy regulations for new buildings in France and Zero Carbon in the UK.

Caroline Hart

Ms Caroline Hart
B.A, G. Dip Education (La Trobe) G Dip Youth Mental Health (Melbourne)
Teaching areas: Anthropology, Sociology, Linguistics, English, Psychology

Caroline Hart completed her Bachelor of Arts at The University of Melbourne, majoring in Linguistics, was included on the Dean’s Honours List in 2007 and 2008, and was also invited to join the Golden Key International Honour Society. Caroline has worked in a variety of mental health settings across Melbourne, providing outreach and support to some of the city’s most marginalised people. After a decade of employment in the mental health field, Caroline returned to Melbourne University to study education.

Caroline qualified as a secondary school teacher (English & Humanities) in 2010, and in 2012 she took on the role of the College’s Student Wellbeing Coordinator. In 2014, Caroline was appointed as a teacher and Student Wellbeing Coordinator at Brunswick Secondary College and she continues to work in this role. Whilst working full time, Caroline returned to study in 2013, to obtain qualifications in Youth Mental Health through the University of Melbourne.

Julia Hastings

Ms Julia Hastings
B. Mus (Hons) (Melbourne), L.Mus.A, A.Mus. ANAM
Teaching areas: Music

Born in Warragul in regional Victoria, Julia Hastings completed a Bachelor of Music with Honours at the University of Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in 2013 and resided at Janet Clarke Hall for the duration of her degree. Julia’s area of principle study was piano performance with French being studied as a minor.

During the course of her degree she was John Hellyar Piano Scholarship, the Gardiner Piano Scholarship, the Kefford ME Music Scholarship and the Music Lovers’ Society Harold Newey Prize by the Faculty of the VCA and Music. Julia regularly performs as a solo recitalist and chamber musician. n 2015, Julia completed the Professional Performance Program at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) on a full scholarship. Also a keen actor, Julia has a special interest in multi-disciplinary performance and has recently completed an Actor’s Residency at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney. She has also written and performed to much acclaim, a one-woman show entitled, Fame Fortune & Lies : the Life and Music of Eileen Joyce.


Mr Brian Cinnéide
BA(Hons), LLB, (Monash), MCommrclLaw (Melbourne)
Teaching areas: Law

Brian grew up in Ballarat where he attended Ballarat Grammar and had a keen interest in literature, sport and music. He attained his A. Mus. A. (Trombone) in 1998. He completed Year 10 as an exchange student in Berlin and is fluent in German. He also studied at tertiary level in Germany as part of his honours thesis analysing pre-WWII correspondence between Vienna and Melbourne

Brian began his career as a solicitor in general commercial litigation, later specialising in banking litigation and insolvency, and complex torts. Whilst working full-time he completed a Master of Commercial Law before becoming a barrister in 2014. He has a diverse practice including for example disputes involving building, privacy and defamation, insurance, and summary crime. Brian has a strong pro bono practice and acts for people experiencing social disadvantage. Brian’s publications include the Commercial Court commentary for LexisNexis AU. He is an editor for the Commercial Bar Association (Banking and Finance Section).

Richard Liu

Dr Richard Liu
MBBS, BMedSci (Melbourne)
Teaching areas: Biomedicine, Clinical Medicine

Richard is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne examining the early childhood determinants of cardiovascular disease. Based at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, he is developing research expertise in quantitative and statistical research methods, especially in the field of non-communicable diseases and population health.

Richard also has a strong background in clinical medicine, having completed medical school at the University of Melbourne and practiced as a junior doctor at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. In 2012, Richard was awarded the Andrew Dent Scholarship to initiate a nursing cancer education program in Samoa while travelling on his medical elective. Outside of work, Richard is co-founder and board member of Community Health Advancement and Student Engagement (CHASE), a student not-for-profit organisation that aims to empower young people to take action against preventable disease in their communities. He also volunteers his time as a steering committee member for the Victorian Dual Identity Leadership program based in Melbourne’s western suburbs.

Nadia Mazarakis

Ms Nadia Mazarakis
Bsc (Hons) (Melbourne)
Teaching areas: Food Science, Medical Research

Nadia was born in New Zealand, and grew up on the Sunshine Coast before making the move to Melbourne. Here Nadia completed her Bachelor of Science degree, major in Food Science with Honours, at the University of Melbourne. Nadia’s interest in medical research allowed her to complete her Honours year with Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, where her research focused on the medicinal properties of broccoli in asthma.

Nadia underwent an extraordinary year of research where she was selected to present her work at the 2014 Food Safety Undergraduate Research Conference in Shanghai. As more interest grew into her research achievements, Nadia was also named by Women’s Agenda as one of the ‘15 female graduates to watch in 2015’, which will be released later in 2015. This year Nadia will commence her PhD continuing her research in asthma.

Mr. Jimmy Yan

Mr. Jimmy Yan
BA (Hons) (Melbourne)
Teaching areas: History

Jimmy Yan is a PhD candidate in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne with an interest in modern Irish history and its transnational dimensions. His research examines the Irish question in the the Australian and New Zealand labour movements during the revolutionary period of 1916 - 1923.

He is the recipient of the 2017 Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand Postgraduate Essay Prize and has published in the Australasian Journal of Irish Studies. Jimmy holds a First Class Honours Degree from the University of Melbourne and during his undergraduate, lived and studied for a year on exchange at University College Dublin. He sits on the editorial committee of the Melbourne Historical Journal.

Ariel Zeleznikow-Johnston

Mr Ariel Zeleznikow-Johnston
B.Biomed (Hons) (Melbourne)
Teaching areas: Neuroscience and Biomedicine

Ariel is a PhD candidate at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, where he will continue his research in the Neural Plasticity lab. Born and educated in Melbourne, Ariel completed his Bachelor of Biomedicine (Neuroscience) in 2013 and his Honours year in 2014 at the University of Melbourne.

During his undergraduate, Ariel was President of the Political Interest Society in 2013, volunteered as a research assistant in the Ion Channels lab at the Florey Neuroscience Institute and undertook an exchange semester at McGill University, Montreal. Additionally, he is currently a scientist-mentor for the Gene Technology Access Centre. Ariel’s Honours year consisted of research into the combination of genetic and pharmacological factors on learning and memory in a mouse model.

Artist in Residence

Alice Pung

Alice Pung

Alice Pung is a Melbourne writer, lawyer and teacher. She is the bestselling author of Her Father's Daughter and Unpolished Gem. Unpolished Gem won the 2007 Australian Newcomer of the Year award in the Australian Book Industry Awards and was shortlisted for several other awards including the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards and The Age Book of the Year 2007. Her Father's Daughter won the 2012 Western Australia Premier's Literary Awards, and was shortlisted for the Victorian and Queensland Literary Awards.

Alice has had stories and articles published in Good Weekend, Meanjin, the Monthly, Age, The Best Australian Stories, Westerley, Griffith Review and The Lifted Brow; and her books are studied as VCE and HSC texts.

In 2008, Alice was the Asialink writer-in-residence at Peking University, and in 2009, the Australian representative at the Iowa International Writing Program. She has given guest lectures at Brown University, Vassar College, Peking University, and the Universities of Bologna, Milano and Pisa. In 2010, she was a judge for the Walkley Awards for Journalism, and the 2011 Australian representative to the US Department of State 'Fall and Recovery' writers' tour of disaster and conflict sites of America. Alice is currently an Ambassador for Room To Read, the 100 Storey Building, and the 20th Man Fund.

Kenneth Moore Memorial Music Scholar

Anna Goldsworthy

Dr. Anna Goldsworthy

Janet Clarke Hall is proud to have internationally renown pianist, Dr Anna Goldsworthy as our inaugural Kenneth Moore Memorial Music Scholar. Throughout the year, Dr Goldsworthy performs recitals for our benefit. Dr Goldsworthy frequently performs with Australian orchestras and in 2004 completed a triumphant world tour performing in festivals and concert halls in Australia, Asia, Europe and North and South America.

She is a founding member of the Seraphim Trio, which has performed throughout Asia and Europe, and appears regularly in Australia for Musica Viva and at regional music festivals. The trio studied chamber music with Hatto Beyerle in Hanover, and was awarded the prizes for Leading Piano Trio and Audience Choice in the 2001 National Chamber Music Competition.

Anna currently teaches piano at the University of Melbourne. Her writing has appeared in publications such as Best Australian Essays 2007, 2008, and2009,The Monthly, The Australian, The Australian Book Review and The Australian Literary Review. Anna is also currently Artistic Director of the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival. She records for the ABC Classics label. In 2014, she will be releasing a new memoir, Welcome to Your New Life, and composing the libretto for Victorian Opera's production of The Magic Pudding.

ABC Classics signed Anna to record a CD of music she performed while on tour.
For more information on Anna Goldsworthy, visit her website.