Graduations

Graduation speakers in 2009

The following are photos of some of the graduation speakers at ceremonies in March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December 2009.


Gallery

March 2009

Edmond Ross Brown AM

Esmond Ross Brown AM, President of the Pharmacy Alumni Association and a Governor of the Pharmacy Practice Foundation, and recipient of the title of Honorary Fellow of the University, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Pharmacy graduation ceremonies held at 9.30am and 11.30am on 20 March 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

April 2009

Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver

Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver, Muru Marri Indigenous Health Unit, University of New South Wales, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Health Sciences graduation ceremony held at 9.30am on 3 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Professor Simon Gandevia

Professor Simon Gandevia, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Health Sciences graduation ceremony held at 11.30am on 3 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Robyn Chapman

Robyn Chapman, CEO, Independent Living Centre, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Health Sciences graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm on 3 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Professor Peter Freebody

Professor Peter Freebody, Faculty of Education and Social Work, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Education and Social Work graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm on 3 April 2009.

Jo Dunn

Jo Dunn, Research Assistant, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, presnted the occasional address at the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery graduation ceremony held at 9.30am on 8 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Brenda Croft

Brenda Louise Croft, the Unaipon School, University of South Australia and recipient of the honorary degree of Doctor of Visual Arts, presented the occasional address at the Sydney College of the Arts graduation ceremony held at 11.30am on 8 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Brenda Croft

Brenda Louise Croft, photo, Ted Sealey.

Emeritus Professor Dame Leonie Kramer AC DBE

Emeritus Professor Dame Leonie Kramer AC DBE, former Professor of Australian Literature and Chancellor, University of Sydney and recipient of the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Arts graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm on 8 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Professor Catharine Lumby

Professor Catharine Lumby, Director, Journalism and Media Research Centre, University of New South Wales, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Arts graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm on 8 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Professor Ian Hickie AM

Professor Ian Hickie AM, Executive Director, Brain & Mind Research Institute, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Health Sciences graduation ceremony held at 9.30am on 17 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Dr Penny Allbon

Dr Penny Allbon, Director, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Health Sciences graduation ceremony held at 11.30am on 17 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Dr Marie Leech

Dr Marie Leech, Principal, Sancta Sophia College, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Health Sciences graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm on 17 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Professor Merlin Crossley

Professor Merlin Crossley, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Science graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm on 17 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

The Hon Verity Firth, MP

The Hon Verity Firth, MP, NSW Minister for Education and Training, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Education and Social Work graduation ceremony held at 9.00am on 24 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Imelda Dodds

Imelda Dodds, NSW Protective Commissioner and Public Guardian, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Education and Social Work graduation ceremony held at 11.00am on 24 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Professor Alan Peters

Professor Alan Peters, Director, Planning Research Centre, Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Education and Social Work and Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning graduation ceremonies held at 2.30pm on 24 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Adam Spencer

Adam Spencer, Fellow of Senate, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning graduation ceremony held at 4.30pm on 24 April 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

May 2009

Professor John Crawford

Professor John Crawford, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and Faculty of Veterinary Science graduation ceremonies held at 9.30am, 1 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Emeritus Professor Kerry Goulston AO

Emeritus Professor Kerry Goulston AO, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Medicine graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 1 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Professor John Horvath AO

Professor John Horvath AO, previously Chief Medical Officer, NSW Department of Health and Ageing, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Medicine graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm, 1 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Ben Macpherson OAM

Ben Macpherson OAM, previously Musical Director, Sydney University Musical Society, and recipient of the title of Honorary Fellow of the University, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Medicine and Sydney Conservatorium of Music graduation ceremonies held at 4.00pm, 1 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Professor Peter Skilling

Professor Peter Skilling, 2009 University Buddhist Education Foundation Visiting Professor, School of Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Arts, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Arts graduation ceremony held at 9.30am, 8 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Mark McDonnell

Mark McDonnell, Chairman, External Advisory Committee, Department of Government and International Relations, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Arts graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 8 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Adjunct Professor John Egan

Adjunct Professor John Egan, Chair, Faculty of Economics and Business Advisory Board, University of Sydney and recipient of the title of Honorary Fellow of the University, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm, 8 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Sheryle Moon

Sheryle Moon, Chief Executive Officer, Wildtwo Pty Ltd, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm, 8 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Emeritus Professor Gavin Brown AO

Emeritus Professor Gavin Brown AO, inaugural Director, Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus), Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney 1996-2008, and recipient of the honorary degree Doctor of Science, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies graduation ceremonies held at 9.00am, 15 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

E A (Bill) Palmer OBE

E A (Bill) Palmer OBE, former Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 15 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Dr Stuart McGill

Dr Stuart McGill, former Senior Vice-President, Exxon Mobil Corporation, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm, 15 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Dr Brian Spalding

Dr Brian Spalding, CEO, National Electricity Market Management Company, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm, 15 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Emeritus Professor Michael Paddon-Row

Emeritus Professor Michael Paddon-Row, organic chemist, University of NSW and recipient of the honorary degree of Doctor of Science, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Science graduation ceremony held at 9.30am, 22 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Professor Marcela Bilek

Professor Marcela Bilek, School of Physics, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Science graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 22 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Bruce McWilliam

Bruce McWilliam, Commercial Director, Seven Television Network and recipient of the title of Honorary Fellow of the University, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Law graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm, 22 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Justice Ian Harrison

Justice Ian Harrison, Supreme Court of NSW, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Law graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm, 22 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

The Hon Justice Arthur Robert Emmett

The Hon Justice Arthur Robert Emmett, Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, Challis Lecturer in Roman Law, University of Sydney and recipient of the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws, also gave an address at the Faculty of Law graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm, 22 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Professor Michael Thompson

Professor Michael Thompson, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Science graduation ceremony held at 9.30am, 29 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

John McLenaghan AM

John McLenaghan AM, Deputy President, Sydney University Alumni Council, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 29 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Besa Deda

Besa Deda, Chief Economist, St George Bank, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm, 29 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Dr John Edwards

Dr John Edwards, Chief Economist (Australia), HSBC Bank, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm, 29 May 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

June 2009

Justin Ryan

Justin Ryan, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Alesco Corporation, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 9.30am, 5 June 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Irene Moss, AO

Irene Moss, AO, Fellow of Senate, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 5 June 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Antony Green

Antony Green, Election Analyst, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Arts graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm, 5 June 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Professor Iain McCalman

Professor Iain McCalman, Department of History, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Arts graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm, 5 June 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

David Turner

David Turner, President, University of Sydney Alumni Council, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Science graduation ceremony held at 9.30am, 12 June 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

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Professor Mathew Vadas

Professor Mathew Vadas, Executive Director, Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Science graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 12 June 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

September 2009

Dr Su Guaning

Dr Su Guaning, President of Nanyang Technological University, presented the occasional address at the University of Sydney graduation ceremony held in the Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel, Singapore at 7.00pm on 16 September 2009, photo, courtesy, International Office - occasional address.

October 2009

David Anstice

David Anstice, President, University of Sydney USA Foundation and recipient of an Honorary Fellowship of the University, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 9.30am, 9 October 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

The Hon Carmel Tebbutt

The Hon Carmel Tebbutt, Deputy Premier and Minister for Health, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 9 October 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Paul Murnane

Paul Murnane, Company Director, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm, 9 October 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Ann Corlett

Ann Corlett, member of the External Advisory Committee, Department of Government and International Relations, Faculty of Arts, University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Economics and Business graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm, 9 October 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography - occasional address.

Major General David Morrison AM

Major General David Morrison AM, Commander, Forces Command, Australian Army, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Arts graduation ceremony held at 9.30am, 16 October 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Professor Stephen Castles

Professor Stephen Castles, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Arts graduation ceremony held at 11.30am, 16 October 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Professor Peter Hall

Professor Peter Gavin Hall, Department of Maths & Statistics, University of Melbourne and recipient of an honorary degree from the University of Sydney, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Science graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm, 16 October 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Dr Jeff McMullen AM

Dr Jeff McMullen AM, journalist, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Education and Social Work graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm, 16 October 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

November 2009

Penelope Coombes

Penelope Coombes, The People for Places and Spaces, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Health Sciences graduation ceremony held at 9.00am, 27 November 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

The Hon Justice Julie Ward

The Hon Justice Julie Ward, Supreme Court of NSW, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Law graduation ceremony held at 11.00am, 27 November 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Keith Cottier AM

Keith Cottier AM, Chairman, Allen Jack and Cottier, and recipient of the honorary degree of Doctor of Science in Architecture, presented the occasional address at the Faculties of Architecture, Design & Planning and Engineering & Information Technologies graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm, 27 November 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Roland Slee

Roland Slee, Vice-President, Financial Services, Oracle Corporation, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies graduation ceremony held at 4.00pm, 27 November 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

December 2009

Professor Roger Reddel

Professor Roger Reddel, Sir Lorimer Dods Professor and Director, Children’s Medical Research Institute, presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Medicine graduation ceremony held at 11.30am on 18 December 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.

Emeritus Professor Trevor Heath OAM

Emeritus Professor Trevor Heath OAM, former Professor and Dean of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland and recipient of the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Science (honoris causa), presented the occasional address at the Faculty of Veterinary Science graduation ceremony held at 2.00pm on 18 December 2009, photo, copyright Memento Photography.