National Leadership Award

The Alumni Award for National Leadership requires demonstration of leadership and/or entrepreneurship initiatives with national reach across Australia.

Past recipients include national level leaders across the sectors of arts, health, innovation and public service.

2020Kevin Young
 Master of Business Administration 1991
Bachelor of Engineering 1979
2019Tandin Wangmo (Achiever)
 Master of Educational Studies 2010
Graduate Certificate of Educational Studies 2010
2019Noni Purnomo (Achiever)
 Honorary Degree - Doctor of Letters 2019
Bachelor of Engineering 1995
2019Dr Eileen Doyle (Achiever)
 Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematics) 1986
Master of Mathematics 1980
Bachelor of Mathematics 1977
2018Professor Thomas Borody
 Doctor of Philosophy (Immunology and Microbiology) 2005
2018Conjoint Professor Kyle Loades
 Master of Business Administration 2015
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration 2000
2016Dr Andrew Walker
 Bachelor of Medicine 1986
Bachelor of Medical Science 1985
2015Neima Candy
 Master of Public Health 2013
2014Paul Graham
 Bachelor of Economics (Honours) 1996
2013Dato Idris Abas
 Bachelor of Architecture 1980
2012Dr Peter Halliday
 Doctor of Business Administration 2009
Master of Business 2006
2011Denise Goldsworthy AO
 Bachelor of Metallurgy 1989
2010Nick Mitzevich
 Graduate Diploma in Education 1995
Graduate Diploma in Art 1993
Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) 1992
2009Ross Gittins AM
 Honorary Degree - Doctor of Letters 2019
Bachelor of Commerce 1970

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.