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Alumni Awards

Celebrating the greatness of our graduates

Our annual Alumni Awards honour the exceptional achievements of our alumni, from those who are established in their careers to those who are just getting started.

The Alumni Awards recognise the amazing achievements of some of our most accomplished graduates. The winners for 2019 include business leaders, teachers, architects and entrepeneurs, with all the winners continuing to make a difference in the world. Read more about their stories below.

Acknowledge the greatness of our graduates with an Alumni Award. Nominations for the next Alumni Awards open later this year. Find out more about each award here, so you're ready to nominate for the 2020 awards. 

Meet the Alumni Award winners for 2019

Nicole Larkin

Alumni Award for Cultural Contribution

Using technology and innovative techniques, Nicole is creating 3D models and data sets that could help preserve our nation's ocean pools.

Rosemary Morrow

Alumni Award for International Achievement

For over forty years, Rosemary Morrow has travelled the world, helping to rebuild war-torn and poverty-stricken communities through permaculture.

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz

Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

Businesswoman Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz was appointed CEO and Managing Director of the Mirvac Property Group in 2012, and has led the company to new heights.

Edwina Sharrock

Alumni Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Edwina created and runs Birth Beat, a startup providing women with online antenatal classes and childbirth education.

Rhett Butler AM

Alumni Award for Service to Humanity

Associate Professor Rhett Butler AM uses his technical expertise to manufacture a solution to one of the world's most pressing issues - access to clean water.

Dr Elizabeth New

Outstanding Achievements of Young Alumni Award

A passion for discovery led Elizabeth New to develop important chemical sensors, but also to a position as Associate Professor, where she trains a new generation of chemists.

Meet the Graduate Medal recipients for 2019

The Graduate Medals recognise the work of our most recent graduates, who, despite just starting their careers, have already begun to make an impact.

Read more about the Graduate Medallists for 2019

Alicia Simes

Alumni Programs Specialist