The University of Newcastle, Australia

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

2019 Achiever - Brendan Swansborough

Brendan Swansborough

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.

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2019 Achiever - Jessie Porteus

Jessie Porteus

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.

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2019 Achiever - Bhavi Ravindran

Dr Bhavi Ravindran

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.

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