Honouring our
Significant Redlanders

Following the opening of the Redlands Learning Hub in 2020, significant alumni were identified in order to acknowledge and celebrate their contribution in alignment with each of the respective faculties within the building.

The following Alumni are honoured within the Redlands Learning Hub.

Dr Clara (Vida) Wilson (Sams)
class of 1915
Medical Practitioner

Level 3: Mathematics is named in honour of Dr Clara (Vida) Wilson (Sams), Class of 1915, one of Redlands’ first doctors and a pioneer in child welfare and health education.


Dr Clara (Vidal) Wilson (Sams)
Class of 1915
Medical Practitioner

Clara Wilson (Vida Sams) commenced at Redlands in 1912 and was the inaugural School Co-Captain in 2015, along with Ellice Nosworthy. She was an outstanding academic and athlete, winning the NSW Schoolgirls Tennis Doubles Championship with Ellice Nosworthy.

After leaving Redlands in 1915, Vida attended the University of Sydney where she undertook a medical degree, followed by a degree in surgery. While at university she captained both the NSW and Australian Hockey teams. Upon graduation, Vide worked as a  medical practitioner and was  convenor of the Child Welfare Association and Health Education Committee. Her International Representative Hockey career took her to England where she settled and had a busy medical practice for many years, and was also involved in child welfare and health education advocacy.