2019 Alumni Awards
Young Alumni Award
The Young Alumni Award recognises outstanding achievements and contributions by alumni (under-35 years of age) who have demonstrated an outstanding level of professional achievement and community involvement since graduating from the University of Newcastle.
Inspiring young alumni have previous included entrepreneurs, design and online-marketing innovators and award-winning architects.
2019 Alumni Achievers
Group Account Director, Enigma
B Business 2008; B Economics 2008
Growing up in rural NSW, Brendan Swansborough has honed his exceptional talents in advertising, surrounded by some of the best advertising talent in the world.
Founding Director, The Learned Crew
B Law 2011 / Dip Legal Practice 2011; B Economics 2009
Jessie Porteus is an active young leader of the legal profession, and is dedicated to the development of our next generation of lawyers through mentoring and thought leadership.
Junior Medical Officer (Doctor)
B Medicine 2018; B Medical Science Hons 2017
Dr Vivak (Bhavi) Ravindran, is a Junior Doctor focused in the area of public health and infectious diseases. He has completed rotations in Chennai, India and an internship and consultancy with the World Health Organisation in Manila.