South East Flats Residential Support Team
Troy McGee - College Head, South East Flats
Originally from a small town in Tasmania, Troy moved to Melbourne to study at Monash. Since then, Troy has completed a Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) in 2016 and submitted a Ph.D. in Design in 2020. At MRS, Troy has worked in a number of different leadership roles across South East Flats, Jackomos, and Richardson Halls.
By day, Troy is a design researcher and sessional lecturer in the Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture. By night, Troy is your friendly neighbourhood College Head of South East Flats and a keen ambassador for student experience and the sensational city of Melbourne. Troy is looking forward to the opportunity to help offer guidance and support to create a sense of belonging within the South East Flats community. Troy looks forward to meeting you soon!
Keeley Frost - Deputy College Head, South East Flats
Keeley (pronouns: she/her/hers) grew up in many different small towns around Gippsland in regional Victoria, and moved to Clayton to study a double degree of Arts and Law at Monash University in 2017. Keeley has a major in Indigenous Cultures & Histories, and a minor in Human Rights, and has a dream to work in Human Rights Law- particularly in the areas of law reform and community legal education. Keeley is passionate about fostering a safe and inclusive community for all residents at MRS, and has found a home at MRS to pursue such passions. Keeley was a resident and RA at Richardson Hall in 2017 & 2018, and an RSA at Briggs Hall in 2019 & 2020. Keeley is extremely excited to be beginning her journey as a Deputy College Head at South East Flats in 2021. Outside of work and university, Keeley loves to go op-shopping, read, go to the cinema (mainly for the popcorn) and spend time with her beloved pets. You'll also probably run into Keeley on one of her many walks around campus & the local area, as well as at her favourite gym class- Zumba (so please say hello!).
Anthony Brady - Resident Advisor, South East Flats
Anthony (he/him) is originally from Cairns in Far North Queensland. He moved to Melbourne in 2019 to study a bachelor double degree in Engineering (Environmental) and Science (Ecology and Conservation Biology). Anthony loves everything ocean/marine biology and is a professional SCUBA Diving Instructor which he loves to do when he is back home on the Great Barrier Reef. This year will be Anthony's third year living at SEF and his second year as an RA. He is very excited to meet everyone in 2021 and hopes everyone is keen to get involved in the SEF Eagle spirit!
Brooke McDermott - Resident Advisor, South East Flats
Brooke moved from her island home of Hobart, Tasmania in 2019 to pursue her degree in a Bachelor of Primary and Secondary Education. She is an approachable and easy-going person who loves a chat at any time of the day. She has an infectious personality that is enthusiastic and bubbly, and she always has a smile on her face. Brooke still respects quiet time and enjoys caring for the people around her and talking about any problems they may be facing. Aside from studying she enjoys swimming and keeping active. You will often find Brooke venturing to explore the beaches and walking trails that Melbourne has to offer. Brooke is super excited for an awesome year at South East Flats in 2021 and cannot wait to meet everyone!
Elinor Howe - Resident Advisor, South East Flats
Elinor is in her second year of a double degree of Science and Arts, majoring in atmospheric or climate science (when she finally decides!) and European languages. She is passionate about the environment and hopes to pursue a career in climate change research, and would love for her career to take her all over the world! Elinor is super keen to get back to South East Flats after moving back home to Northeast Victoria for a few months, and can’t wait to see all of SEF’s wonderful residents, new and old, in 2021.
Gabby Malley - Resident Advisor, South East Flats
Gabby is a third year Science and Global Challenges student who will happily ramble on about what it means to study “Global Challenges” if anyone asks. Growing up in Tasmania Gabby fostered a love and appreciation for the natural world and at the mercy of her curiosity decided to study both chemistry and ecology. Living on the east coast of Tassie she spent most of her youth exploring, surfing and working at the local wildlife sanctuary where she gained many weird and wonderful stories. She cannot wait to reconnect with the returning residents at South East Flats (SEF) and welcome the new residents to the SEF family!
Georgia Neate - Resident Advisor, South East Flats
Originally from Darwin, Georgia moved to Melbourne in 2018 to pursue a Bachelor of Science Advanced Research degree, majoring in Microbiology and Genetics. Between studying for classes and writing assignments, Georgia enjoys reading and baking biscuits, cakes and other goodies for her flatmates and other residents. Georgia hopes that all residents enjoy the unique lifestyle at SEF, the amazing community and the great events that are on offer.
Mackenzie Bowe - Resident Advisor, South East Flats
Originally from Geelong, Mackenzie made the move to Melbourne in 2019 to pursue a Bachelor in Radiation Science, with the ultimate goal of becoming a Radiation Therapist. 2021 will be Mackenzie's third year living at SEF and second year in the Residential Advisor position. When Mackenzie isn't busy studying, you can find her cooking up a storm in the kitchen, keeping active at the gym, or exploring the local beaches and nature reserves. Mackenzie looks forward to what 2021 will hold for SEF and its residents, and can't wait to help her residents to settle into the vibrant community at South East Flats.
Urshla Connor - Resident Advisor, South East Flats
Urshla was born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania and made the move to South East Flats in 2019 to begin her studies at Monash University. She is currently in her third and final year of a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Atmospheric Sciences & Mathematics. When she isn’t busy studying, Urshla enjoys playing sports and spending time with her friends and family. She loves being a member of the fun-loving, inclusive community at South East Flats and cannot wait to meet everyone and welcome you all into the great year that 2021 will be!
Wendy Aquino - Resident Advisor, South East Flats
Wendy is a Third-Culture Kid who decided to make the big move to Australia in 2019 to study a double-degree in Nursing and Midwifery which she is incredibly passionate about. She is a bit of an outdoorsy gal that also loves anything to do with coffee, naps and cooking up something new. Having had lived here for 3 years now, South East Flats has always been so welcoming and homey for Wendy and is where she calls ‘home away from home’. Wendy is beyond excited to see all returning Eagles and new members of the SEF community in 2021.