Alumni

A gift to water the seeds of innovation

More than $1 million was gifted to UOW by former Vice-Chancellor and twice honorary recipient Emeritus Professor Ken McKinnon AO and his wife, Suzanne Walker, also a UOW alumnus. The McKinnon Walker Trust will foster innovative programs, activities and ideas.

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GETTING THE LONDON VIBE

A company set up by UOW education alumni is finding work for the next generation of teachers in the United Kingdom. Already Vibe Teacher Recruitment has placed around 18,000 teachers, including many fellow alumni, into classrooms around Britain and continues to grow year on year. The Vibe team spoke with UOW Outlook Magazine at their UK headquarters. 

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ALUMNI IN THE MEDIA

PETER KELL
Australia Day 2016: Peter Kell recognised
Illawarra Mercury | 26 January
NIEVES MURRAY
IRT boss and Wollongong Citizen of the Year meets Symbio Wildlife Park's international social media star Imogen 
Illawarra Mercury | 24 January
DENG THIAK ADUT
Deng Thiak Adut's Australia Day lecture focuses on freedom from fear 
Illawarra Mercury | 22 January
DONNY GALELLA
Donny to snap Australia Day pics at Shellharbour festivities 
Illawarra Mercury | 21 January
DAVID CROWE
Special anniversary for Figtree Private boss David Crowe 
Illawarra Mercury | 5 December
MELISSA ABU-GAZALEH
Top Blokes' Melissa Abu-Gazaleh named NSW Young Australian of the Year 
Illawarra Mercury | 16 November
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