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Homecoming 2017

Friday, August 25, 7.00 PM-Saturday, August 26, 9.00 PM

Class of 2006 honour year reunion at Homecoming 2016

Homecoming: the largest Avondale Alumni event of the year

All alumni and friends of Avondale College of Higher Education, and their families, from all years and classes are welcome. The heart of Homecoming: the reunions for those in the honour years.

If you studied or worked at Avondale in 1947, 1957, 1967, 1977, 1987, 1997 or 2007, this year is your honour year.

Register to attend Homecoming 2017 by purchasing a Homecoming Weekend Pass.

Collect your pass in the foyer of Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church between 4 pm and 7 pm on Friday, August 25, or between 9 am and 11 am on Saturday, August 26.


A Homecoming Weekend Pass INCLUDES LUNCH on Saturday.

For dinner on Friday and/or Saturday, add meals to your Homecoming Weekend Pass order.


Avondale provides accommodation for Homecoming in the Andre Hall residence on the Lake Macquarie campus.

Book a room by purchasing Homecoming Accommodation.


Friday, August 25

4-7 pm, Foyer, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church

5.15-6.15 pm, Cafeteria
$15 or prepaid.

7-9 pm, Ella Hughes Chapel
Features: A celebration of the stories of Avondale alumni. Includes: Presentation of citations for the 1957, 1977 and 1997 honour years. Host: Class of 1967.

Saturday, August 26

9-11 am, Foyer, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church

Worship Service
10 am-12 pm, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
Features: Avondale Singers, Avondale Chamber Orchestra, Avondale String Orchestra and vocalist Sandra Entermann. Includes: Presentation of the Alumna, Alumnus and Young Alumnus of the Year awards and citations for the 1947, 1967, 1987 and 2007 honour years. Host: Avondale Conservatorium.

12.30-2 pm, Cafeteria
$20 or prepaid.

12.30-2 pm, Ella Hughes Chapel
Class of 1967. $20 or prepaid.

Class of 1947 Honour Year Reunion
2.30-4.30 pm, Private residence

Class of 1957 Honour Year Reunion
2.30-4.30 pm, Education Hall

Class of 1967 Honour Year Reunion
2.30-4.30 pm, Ella Hughes Chapel

Class of 1977 Honour Year Reunion
2.30-4.30 pm, Family Room, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church

Class of 1987 Honour Year Reunion
2.30-4.30 pm, Foyer, Administration Building

Class of 1997 Honour Year Reunion
2.30-4.30 pm, Foyer, Administration Building

Class of 2007 Honour Year Reunion
2.30-4.30 pm, Cafe Rejuve, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church

5.15-6.15 pm, Cafeteria
$15 or prepaid.

Concert: Gospel Homecoming
7-9 pm, Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church
A Gaither Homecoming-style concert celebrating the history of gospel music.
Featuring: Paul Woodward and the Gospel Big Band, The Promise and Avondale Jazz Ensemble. Hosts: Avondale Conservatorium Director Aleta King and vocalist Sandra Entermann.
$20 (Single); $30 (Double); $50 (Family) or prepaid.


Friday, August 25, 7.00 PM
Saturday, August 26, 9.00 PM
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Avondale College of Higher Education
582 Freemans Dr
Cooranbong, NSW 2265 Australia
+61 2 4980 2222


Avondale College of Higher Education
(02) 4980 2222