Alumni Recognised

The influence of our Alumni on the world stage is profound, with their efforts advancing the common good, inspiring others to think innovatively and creatively.

Their contributions are formally recognised by awards including the Australia Day and Queen's Birthday Honours, as well as international awards such as the Nobel Prize and Rhodes Scholarship.

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Our Distinguished Alumni are a rich and diverse pool of leaders and innovators who, through the generosity of their time and expertise, have improved the lives of others and significantly contributed to their communities and fields. 

Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Award

For outstanding achievement by an alumnus or alumna and impact on their profession and/or community.


Tirkapena Alumni Award

For outstanding achievement and impact within Indigenous and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.


James McWha Rising Star Award

For outstanding achievement by a young alumnus or alumna within their profession and/or community.


Other awards and honours