University Alumni honoured at international Awards
The University of Newcastle scooped the winning pool at the inaugural Australia Singapore Alumni Awards held in Singapore on Friday night.
Hosted by Austrade, the prestigious Awards recognised alumni who had attained exemplary achievements in their field nationally, regionally or internationally.
University of Newcastle alumni, Minister Khaw Boon Wan, was the major winner of the evening taking out the prestigious Eminent Alumni Award.
Minister Khaw, who was asked to address the crowd of 280 guests, spoke highly of his experience in Newcastle and highlighted Australia and Singapore’s important relationship.
Peter Waring, who represented the University of Newcastle alongside Minister Khaw, was one of three recipients of the Young Alumni Award and Bill Chua was one of five recipients of the Distinguished Service Award.
The University of Newcastle was well-represented at the awards with 15 distinguished alumni attending the evening.