News: alumni profiles
When Andy Thomas first graduated from the University of Adelaide 50 years ago, travelling into space as an astronaut was an impossible dream. Australians didn’t do that – space was for people from other countries.
If an emergency is about to unfold, University of Adelaide alum and crisis management expert Dave Birkett is someone you want in your corner. Dave recalls being called to a job near Tembagapura in the highlands of West Papua, Indonesia, approximately 20 years ago...
Henry White followed his own path, from professional sports to banking and finally owning his own thriving business.
Dr Gavin Quek is Hobart's Young Citizen of the Year and the Tasmania Premier's Young Achiever of the Year. At just 25 years old, he's proof that learning to be curious about our fears can take us places we hadn't imagined.
Dr Jared Thomas is a multiple award-winning author and the Research Fellow, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Material Culture and Arts at the South Australian Museum and UniSA.
Crystal Tudo is a Clinical Nurse working in the Emergency Department at SA Health.
While Alison Gill’s research may be focused on the ground, her PhD studies have taken her up in the air and around the world.
Sophie Gonzales was born in South Australia and writes young adult queer contemporary fiction with memorable characters, biting wit, and endless heart.