The University of Newcastle's annual Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding talent, accomplishments and contributions made by our alumni in their fields.

Alumni Awards

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Meet the finalists of the 2014 Alumni Awards!

The Alumni Awards - presented annually by the Alumni Advisory Committee - recognise innovation, creativity, exceptional leadership and those who inspire others through their local, national and international achievements.

This year the Alumni Awards celebrate 'gamechangers' - the unconventional thinkers, the challengers, the people who push boundaries and see possibilities. 

Awards showcase the achievements of alumni across the following categories: 

  • Alumni Medal recognises an outstanding record of professional excellence in leadership, knowledge and professional practice
  • Newton-John Award recognises innovation or creativity in any field that has improved cultural life
  • Exceptional Community Service recognises the work of an outstanding alumni member who has made significant contributions to the relationship between the University of Newcastle and its community.
  • Regional, National and International Leadership Awards recognise an outstanding graduate who has made significant contributions as a leader in business, commerce, industry or public service
  • Young Alumni Award recognises outstanding achievements and contributions by a graduate aged 35 years or younger at the time of nomination.

Nominations have closed. Did someone you know miss out on a nomination this year? View the nomination pack and keep them in mind for the 2015 Awards. 

For enquiries, please contact Alumni Project Officer, Lauren McDonald on +61 2 4985 4274 or