Fellows of Senate

Farewell to the Hon Justice Kim Santow as Chancellor, May 2007

The Hon Justice Kim Santow retired as Chancellor of the University of Sydney on 31 May 2007.

A number of functions were held, including a reception in the Great Hall to farewell the Chancellor and mark the unveiling of his Official Portrait by Lewis Miller, and a farewell Fellows' Dinner in the Forum Restaurant, Darlington Centre, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor.


The ceremony for the unveiling of Kim's portrait, 15 May 2007

Some three hundred guests, including Fellows of Senate past and present, attended the unveiling of Justice Santow's portrait by Lewis Miller in the Great Hall on 15 May 2007. Photos are copyright Memento Photography.

Portrait before the unveiling

The Chancellor's portrait on the dais in the Great Hall before its unveiling.

Arrival of the official party

The arrival of the official party.

The Chancellor chatting to guests

The Chancellor chatting to guests, with Fellow of Senate Mr Joe Skrzynski.

The Chancellor with guests.

The Chancellor with guests.

Chancellor-elect Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir and Mrs Lee Santow with guests

Chancellor-elect Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir and Mrs Lee Santow with guests.

Guests in the Great Hall as the ceremony commences.

Guests in the Great Hall as the ceremony commences.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown.

The Chancellor and Mrs Santow listening to the Vice-Chancellor

The Chancellor and Mrs Santow listening to the Vice-Chancellor's words.

Deputy Chancellor Emeritus Professor Ann Sefton AO unveiling the portrait

Deputy Chancellor Emeritus Professor Ann Sefton AO unveiling the portrait.

The Chancellor speaks to guests about the portrait and his time as Chancellor

The Chancellor speaks to guests about the portrait and his time as Chancellor.

The Chancellor speaks to guests

The Chancellor speaks to guests.

The Chancellor with artist Lewis Miller beside the portrait

The Chancellor with artist Lewis Miller beside the portrait.


Senate's farewell dinner for Kim, 23 May 2007

A Fellows' Dinner to farewell the Chancellor, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, was held in the Forum Restaurant at the Darlington Centre. Photos are courtesy of the University Secretariat.

Speeches were given by John McCarthy QC (pdf) and Joseph Skrzynski.

Mrs Lee Santow with the Chancellor

Mrs Lee Santow with the retiring Chancellor, the Hon Justice Kim Santow.

The Chancellor with Mrs Diana Brown

The retiring Chancellor, the Hon Justice Kim Santow, with Mrs Diana Brown.

Ros Bohringer, the Hon John Aquilina, Mrs Ann Aquilina, Professor Gavin Brown & Robin Fitzsimons

Dr Ros Bohringer, the Hon John Aquilina, Mrs Ann Aquilina, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Gavin Brown, and Dr Robin Fitzsimons.


Kim's final graduation ceremony, 4.00pm on 25 May 2007

Justice Kim Santow presided over his final graduation ceremony as Chancellor at 4.00pm on Friday 25 May 2007. The ceremony was for the Faculty of Science. Photos are copyright Memento Photography.

Chancellor with Professor Krithivasan Ramamritham

Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow conferring the Honorary Doctorate of Science upon Professor Krithivasan Ramamritham at the Faculty of Science graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm on 25 May 2007. View the citation.

Chancellor acknowledging applause

The Hon Justice Kim Santow acknowledging applause at his final graduation ceremony.