Exceptional Community Service Award
The Exceptional Community Service Award recognises the work of an outstanding community member who has made a significant impact, and has enhanced the reputation of the University of Newcastle and its relationship with the wider community.
Previous recipients have enriched society through their work in community fundraising, establishing arts and culture, and embedding sustainability models in local society.
|2019||Lee Shearer APM (Achiever)||University of Newcastle Open Foundation Student|
|2019||Philip Sketchley OAM (Achiever)||Bachelor of Education 1988|
|2019||Renée Bianchi (Achiever)||Bachelor of Law / Diploma of Legal Practice 2007, Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) 2004|
|2018||Dr Bernard Curran AM||Doctor of Philosophy 1974, Bachelor of Arts 1968|
|2017||Dr Joanne McCarthy||Bachelor of Arts 2003, Honorary Degree - Doctor of Letters 2015|
|2016||Dr Neelam Pradhananga||Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture) 2011|
|2015||Dr William Tan||Bachelor of Medicine 2005|
|2014||Judy White AM||Doctor of Philosophy (History) 2002, Honorary Degree - Master of Arts 1988|
|2013||Maree Gleeson OAM||Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine) 1988|
|2013||William Edward John Paradice AM||Honorary Degree - Doctor of Letters 2009|
|2012||Jennie Thomas AM||Doctor of Philosophy (Behavioural Science) 2001, Master of Medical Science (Health Promotion) 1997, Graduate Diploma in Health Social Science 1993|
|2009||Pippa Robinson||Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) 1986, Associate Diploma in Art And Craft 1983|
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.