International Leadership Award

The International Leadership Award Recognises and honours globally based alumni who have excelled in their chosen field with international influence and whose achievements enhance the prestige of the University of Newcastle.

International Award recipients have included global CEOs, influencers in public health, innovators in engineering and energy champions.

2020Dr Kira MilehamBachelor of Science 2006, Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) 2006, Doctor of Philosophy (Physics) 2011
2019Dr Isiye Ndombi (Achiever)Master of Business Administration 2009
2019Sherrill Whittington (Achiever)Diploma of Education 1970, Bachelor of Arts 1969
2018Professor Richard Wortley AMBachelor of Arts 1978
2017Dr Bryson BatesBachelor of Engineering 1978
2016Dr Suzanne HillGraduate Diploma in Epidemiology 1997, Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine) 1994, Bachelor of Medicine 1982
2015Sein-Way TanBachelor of Commerce 1993
2014Leonard Brennan AMBachelor of Medicine 1988
2014Glenn KellowMaster of Business Administration 1993, Bachelor of Commerce 1989
2013William LilleyDoctor of Philosophy (Environmental Science) 2008, Bachelor of Science (Honours) 1997
2012Tiffany SeeBachelor Of Commerce 1997
2011Andrew MearsHonorary Degree - Doctor of Engineering 2015, Bachelor of Arts (Economics) 1973, Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial) 1972
2011Peter TayMaster of Engineering (Electrical and Computer Engineering) 1992, Bachelor of Engineering 1987
2010Wang ShuguangDoctor of Philosophy (Psychology - Science) 1998

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.