Alumni Awards

The 2018 Alumni Awards are a celebration of the depth and diversity of talent within the ANU community. The awards recognise the achievements of outstanding ANU alumni and their impact at a local, national and international level.

Do you know an outstanding alumnus or student who should be recognised?  To nominate, please use the links on this page or contact the Alumni Office for further information.

The 2018 ANU Alumni Awards will be announced at the 2018 Alumni Awards Gala Dinner. The Gala Dinner will be held on Friday 6 April at the National Gallery of Australia.

This year's recipients

Alumni of the Year

Young Alumni of the Year

Xiao He (Helen) Zhang
B Asian Studies (Specialist) ’10, LLB (Hons) ’10, GDLP ’11

Indigenous Alumni of the Year

Young Indigenous Alumni of the Year

Robert Williams
B Archaeological Practice ‘13, Grad Cert Archaeological Science ’13, M Archaeological Science (Advanced) ’16

International Alumni of the Year

Dr Dongxiang Zhang
MMgt ‘06

Alumni of the Year - Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Alumni of the Year - Philanthropy

Justice Richard Refshauge
BA (Hons) ’72, LLB ’75

Student Philanthropist of the Year (Undergraduate)

Benjamin Gill
BSc (Hons) ‘16, B Eng (Hons) ’16

Student Philanthropist of the Year (Postgraduate)

Kim-Marie Spence
PhD candidate

Vice-Chancellor's Commendation - Student Philanthropist of the Year (Undergraduate)

Ms Caitlin Figueiredo
Current student

Vice-Chancellor's Commendation - Indigenous Alumni of the Year

David Johnston
BA (Hons) ‘89
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