Over 550 students graduate at the Ourimbah campus of the University of Newcastle this week and will join a network of over 130,000 alumni. It’s an incredibly significant and exciting day for our students and their families, and for the University as we recognise an important milestone in the University’s 50th year. This year we […]
The Simpsons family have been sharing our lounge rooms for 26 years. Now two Australian graphic artists have received a turn on the couch when their “fan art” version of the The Simpsons introduction sequence screened as the opening of episode 14, season 26, My Fare Lady.
A former University of Newcastle student, Steve Peacocke, won the Silver Logie for most popular actor last night. Steve, who studied communications at UoN, received the Logie for his role as Darryl “Brax” Braxton on Home and Away.
The Alumni Award for Exceptional Community Service recognises the work of an outstanding Alumni member who has made a significant contribution to their community, which also enhances the University of Newcastle/community relationship. Philanthropist Newcastle Teachers College (1959) Ms Jennie Thomas is living a life of service. She understands the challenges that life can deal and […]
The Alumni Award for National Leadership recognises an outstanding graduate who has made significant contributions as a leader in national business, commerce, industry or public service. Founder and Managing Director, Elite I.T. Services Doctor of Business Administration (2009) Master of Business (2006) Dr Peter Halliday is an expert in safety, criminal intelligence and investigation, maritime […]
The Indigenous Alumni Award serves to recognise outstanding talent, achievement and / or contribution made by an Indigenous graduate in their chosen field that demonstrates initiative and excellence. Chief Executive, Radio Larrakia Darwin Doctor of Philosophy (2011) Master of Philosophy (2002) Dr Donna Odegaard is the chief executive of Radio Larrakia 94.5FM Darwin and an […]
The Alumni Award for International Leadership recognises an outstanding graduate who has made significant contributions as a leader in international business, commerce, industry or public service. Executive Director, Human Resources, Commercial Business Unit, Dell Inc. Bachelor of Commerce (1996) In 2001, Ms Tiffany See was appointed human resources manager at Dell Inc.’s operations in Penang. […]
The Alumni Award for Regional Leadership recognises an outstanding graduate who has made significant contributions as a leader in regional business, commerce, industry or public service. Lecturer, Vision Impairment, RIDBC Renwick Centre, Sydney Doctor of Philosophy 2012 Master of Special Education (Sensory Disability) Honours (2006) Master of Special Education (1999) Dr Frances Gentle has worked […]
The Alumni Medal was instituted in 1987, and is awarded to a graduate with an outstanding record of professional excellence in leadership, knowledge and/or professional practice. Chief Executive Officer Cancer Institute New South Wales New South Wales Chief Cancer Officer Bachelor of Medicine (1988) Newcastle-born medical specialist Professor David Currow is the CEO of the […]