Graduations

Graduation speakers to 2006

The following images are of a selection of graduation speakers to 2006:


Gallery

1870s

1879

The Chancellor Sir William Montague Manning KCMG presented the address at the Commemoration ceremony held in the Great Hall on Saturday 26 July 1879, image from The Gazette, January 1952, University of Sydney Archives.

1890s

1895

The newly elected Chancellor Sir William Charles Windeyer giving the Chancellor's address at the Commemoration Day ceremony on 20 April 1895, sketch, Evening News, 27 April 1895, National Library of Australia.

1970s

1978

Lady Cowen giving the graduation address at a ceremony in 1978, photo G77_1_0520, University of Sydney Archives.

1978

Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Bruce Williams giving the occasional address at a graduation ceremony in 1978, photo G77_1_0858, University of Sydney Archives.

1980s

1980

Deputy Chancellor the Hon Mr Justice David Mayer Selby, Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Bruce Williams, Jill Wran and Chancellor Sir Hermann Black after the graduation address by Ms Wran in 1980, photo G3_224_1951, University of Sydney Archives.

1984

Deputy Chancellor Mr Justice Selby speaking at a graduation ceremony in 1984, photo G77_2_0040, University of Sydney Archives.

1984

Professor Diane Yerbury, Foundation Professor of Management at AGSM, giving the occasional address at a graduation ceremony in 1984, photo G77_2_0055, University of Sydney Archives.

1985

Sir Gustav Nossal giving the Occasional Address at a special graduation ceremony held in the Great Hall on Saturday, 18 May 1985 to mark the Centenary of the Science Faculty, photo, 'The University of Sydney News', 4 June 1985, University Archives.

1985

Professor Jack Roderick giving the occasional address at the Faculty of Engineering graduation ceremony held on 15 March 1985, photo, 'The University of Sydney News', 26 March 1985.

1987

Pat O'Shane giving the occasional address at a graduation ceremony in 1987, photo G77_2_0479_1, University of Sydney Archives.

1989

Sir Eric Neal giving the occasional address at a Conferring of Degrees ceremony on 7 March 1989, photo, 'The University of Sydney News', 4 April 1989, University Archives.

1990s

1990

From left: Former Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Bruce Williams, the Federal Minister for Employment, Education and Training, the Hon Mr John Dawkins, and the Vice-Chancellor Professor John Ward. Mr Dawkins presented the occasional address at a graduation ceremony in June 1990, photo, 1990 Annual Report.

1990

Mrs Gwen Hickling spoke at the graduation ceremony held in March 1990 at which the first holders of the Diploma in Aboriginal Assistants Education, including Mrs Hickling, had graduated, photo, University of Sydney Archives.

1994

The Hon Gordon Samuels AC QC – Chancellor of the University of NSW, former Judge of the Supreme Court of NSW and former Judge of the Court of Appeal – who received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at a ceremony held in 1994, gave the occasional address at the ceremony, photo G77_1_2436, University of Sydney Archives.

1995

Neville Kenneth Wran AC QC giving the occasional address at the graduation ceremony held at 9.30am on 6 May 1995, photo, 'The University of Sydney News', 17 May 1995.

1996

Dr John Douglas Kelly AM giving the occasional address at a ceremony held at 9.30am on 28 February 1996, photo, 'The University of Sydney News', 14 March 1996.

1996

Rosemary Dobson AO gave the occasional address at the Arts ceremony held at 4.00pm on 28 February 1996, photo, The University of Sydney News, 14 March 1996

2000 - 2005

2000

Sir Arvi Parbo giving the occasional address at the Economics graduation ceremony on 27 October 2000, photo, 'The University of Sydney News', 16 November 2000, University of Sydney Archives.

2002

Professor Giancarlo Elia Valori giving the occasional address at a special ceremony held on 8 November 2002, photo, 'The University of Sydney News', 22 November 2002, University of Sydney Archives.

2005

Professor Germaine Greer giving the occasional address at the Faculty of Arts graduation ceremony on 4 November 2005, photo, courtesy University Publications

2006

2006

Guest speaker Adjunct Professor Libby Gleeson, 9.30am, 15 December 2006 (Faculty of Education and Social Work graduation ceremony), photo, copyright Memento Photography.

2006

Guest speaker Professor Newell Johnson, 11.30am, 15 December 2006 (Faculty of Dentistry graduation ceremony), photo, copyright Memento Photography.

2006

Guest speaker Ms Jane Woodruff, 2.00pm, 15 December 2006 (Faculty of Health Sciences graduation ceremony), photo, copyright Memento Photography.

2006

Guest speaker Professor Reuben Rose, 4.00pm, 15 December 2006 (Faculties of Veterinary Science and Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources graduation ceremony), photo, copyright Memento Photography.