Each year, we proudly celebrate the achievements of outstanding UOW alumni from around the globe, including creative innovators in business, those having a remarkable impact on society, young alumni making great strides in their career, researchers at the cutting-edge, and individuals who demonstrate professional excellence. You are part of a community of UOW graduates who are fearless leaders and innovators, driven by purpose. Nominations for the 2021 awards are open until Monday 3 May.
Have you crossed paths with a leader who you truly admire for their motivation and continuous contribution on a local, national or global scale? We are looking for alumni who have created a remarkable impact throughout their career, and increased the level of recognition for their profession.
Do you know someone aged 35 and under who inspires you with their incredible drive and subsequent achievements? We would love to hear how they are changing the world at a local, national or international level or how they are significantly influencing their chosen field.
Have you been amazed by someone who has had a profound impact on a community? They could be working in the non-profit, profit or public sector, making a significant long-term impact to the community or the University, and changing lives for the better.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Do you know a progressive entrepreneur, or team of entrepreneurs, whose innovation has made an extraordinary impact in their industry, profession, field of research or area of expertise? We would love to hear about them.
Research and Scholarship
Can you shine a light on someone whose research is changing lives, or whose scholarly contributions have made a substantial impact? If their achievements have brought greater recognition to their field of research or scholarship, let us know.
Robert Hope Memorial Prize
To celebrate Chancellor Robert Hope's life and contribution, the Chancellor Robert Hope Memorial Prize is awarded to a student who demonstrates:
- Exceptional academic performance
- Outstanding leadership
- Significant contribution to the University and/or the wider community
2021 Alumni Awards: THIS IS YOUR UOW
Through prodigious entrepreneurial skill and innovation, CEO of Nine Entertainment, (former Stan Entertainment CEO) and past Alumni Award winner, Mike Sneesby, turned an idea into a multi-million dollar business that has transformed the way Australians access content and set new global benchmarks for independent streaming services.