Students at the University of Sydney

Early women students

Muriel Evelyn Hutton

Muriel Evelyn Hutton was one of first four women admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture course, in 1917.


Her early years

Muriel Evelyn Hutton's father was J G Hutton, a mine manager and later inspector of Collieries in the Newcastle and West Maitland districts.

Muriel attended West Maitland Girls' High School and passed the 1916 Leaving Certificate with second class passes in English, French, Mathematics and Botany.

Her student days at the University of Sydney

Muriel was admitted to the Department of Agricultural Science in the Faculty of Science, University of Sydney in 1917.

She passed her first year exams in Chemistry I and Botany 1 in December 1917 and Zoology I and Geology I in March 1918, but did not continue.

Her career

Nothing is known about Muriel after 1918.


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