The Tirkapena Indigenous Alumni Award

Nominations for the 2017 Tirkapena Indigenous Alumni Award are now open.

This award recognises the success of University of Adelaide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander alumni who have made an outstanding contribution in any of the below fields:

  • has achieved significant accomplishments since graduation
  • is identifiable as a leader through professional and/or community achievements.

Do you know an Indigenous graduate who meets either of the above criteria? Give them the recognition they deserve. Nominate them for the Tirkapena Indigenous Alumni Award.

Download the award rules and nomination form to get started.

"Tirkapena” meaning “a person inclined to learn, understand, know, perceive" in Kaurna language. The Kaurna People are the original custodians of the Adelaide plains on which the University of Adelaide's three campuses are built, Adelaide, Waite and Roseworthy.