Raising the Bar
Thursday, 20 October 2016 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AEDT)
San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
Quench your thirst for knowledge. Hear inspiring UON graduates talk about life after university.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges its best and brightest graduates as part of the annual Alumni Awards program. You're invited to hear from just a handful of this year's finalists on the eve of the Alumni Awards ceremony. UON's inspiring graduates will present super-short talks detailing highlights of their remarkable journey since graduation and the lessons they've learned along the way.
Registration is free with your first drink and a light supper provided.
The evening's UON graduate presenters include:
Learn how Ali has enhanced the recognition of women in construction and inspired female undergraduates to pursue rewarding careers in a typically male-dominated industry.
Discover how Vincent went from researcher to inventor to business founder with a globally distributed product line of the most potent antioxidant nutraceuticals known - all working from the Central Coast.
Hear from Libby who, as CEO of White Ribbon Australia, knows what it takes to steward a national social change movement that is driving engagement of men to stop violence against women.
Get insight into how Jamie's team of three researchers built a $1 million microscope for $70,000 by collaborating with experts all over the globe, and made their innovation open-source.
Understand how Heath as Managing Director of BMG Australia has lead the successful development of some of Australia's best known music talent in a rapidly changing industry.
Be inspired by Elizabeth's journey from Australian Paralympic medallist to co-founder of a UK primary school program that develops character skills in kids to help them lead happier lives.
For more information on all the 2016 Alumni Awards finalists click here.
When & Where
The University of Newcastle and the Alumni Advisory Committee
There are more than 130,000 University of Newcastle graduates in 120 countries globally. Each year the Univeristy recognises its exceptional alumni with the Alumni Awards, hosted by the Alumni Advisory Committee. Learn more about this year's finalists and the Alumni Awards ceremony and gala dinner in 21 October 2016 here.