Outstanding Old Collegians in STEM


Zoe Gibbs (Class of 2018): Zoe was Dux of the College in 2018 and won the Vice Chancellor and President’s Scholarship at QUT in 2019. She is about to commence her second year of her Medical Imaging (Honours) course. Zoe is a member of the QUT College of Excellence Program and also a QUT Ambassador. She is currently on placement for five weeks at Greenslopes Private Hospital. Significantly, Zoe returned to Clayfield just last week to meet, assist and mentor the current Titration Competition students!

Lilly Steinberg (Class of 2017): Lilly was awarded the prestigious Bond University Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship in 2017. She is presently undertaking a Bachelor of Biomedical Science, with plans to go on to study medicine in the future. Lilly, who was Dux of the College in 2017, is the last of three sisters who attended Clayfield College, with Phoebe (Class of 2015) and Ruby (Class of 2013) coming before her. 

Heather Muir (Class of 2011): Heather is currently undertaking her PhD in Computational Physics at the University of Cambridge. Notably, she is a General Sir John Monash Scholar, which is a highly prestigious scholarship awarded to outstanding Australians with leadership potential who wish to study overseas. She also received the Cambridge Australia A P Platt Scholarship in 2017. Heather completed a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Aerospace) (First Class Honours) in 2016 at the UQ,  and was Valedictorian of Engineering (a cohort of approximately 700 students). She was named in UQ’s Future Leaders’ Program, available to a select number of graduates based on leadership potential, and completed her undergraduate studies as part of the Elite Athlete Program (orienteering). Whilst at College, Heather was awarded Dux in 2011.


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