- Teacher and Lecturer
A South African by birth, Gaye Tennent received her later education in London and at the University of Melbourne. Early crippled by poliomyelitus, she graduated B.A. (Hons) in 1930 and M.A. in English with a Dip. Ed. In 1934. She became a school teacher and later a tutor at Janet Clarke Hall, Vice-Principal at the Women's College and tutor and lecturer in the University English Department.