Congratulations to all our outstanding UOW alumni and distinguished members of the community who were recognised at the 2020 Fellowship and Alumni Awards Dinner on Thursday, 8 October.

The University community and esteemed guests gathered at the University Hall for the presentation of four Alumni Awards, and admission of three University Fellows.

Alumni Awards recognise the very best, those leading their industry and those who have set their sights on something bigger than themselves.

This year’s award winners included; Rick Martin, founder and CEO of Equal Reality (Young Alumni Award), Carol Kiernan, a passionate champion for social improvement (Social Impact), Katherine McConnell, founder and CEO of Brighte, one of the nation’s fastest-growing fintech companies (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and Vanessa (Van) Badham, a celebrated theatre maker and journalist (Professional Excellence).

University Fellowships confer the highest recognition for exceptional service to the University and its communities. These recipients included; Julie Renwick, Peter Fitzgerald and Deborah Ely AM.

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