Honorary Awards

Honorary Award Recipients

The University recognises outstanding achievement, exceptional service and significant contribution through the granting of the following honorary awards:

See our latest honorary award recipients below and read about their commitment to their field and the University.

 2019 Honorary Doctorate Recipients

Philip Clark AO
Philip Clark AO
Doctor of Laws (honoris causa)
Awarded for his significant leadership and contribution to the advancement of research-driven innovation in Australia.


Dennis Shanahan
Dennis Shanahan
Doctor of Letters (honoris causa)
Awarded for for his outstanding service to Australian society through his dedicated contribution to contemporary political debate and political writing.


Lisa Wilkinson AM
Lisa Wilkinson AM

Doctor of Letters (honoris causa)
Awarded for her significant impact on journalism, media and business in Australia and internationally, and for the contribution her outstanding leadership and advocacy has made to Australian society.


COMPLETE ROLL OF RECIPIENTS > 1976 TO PRESENT

 2019 Emeritus Professorship Recipients

Anthony Hulbert 
Anthony Hulbert
Emeritus Professorship
Awarded for distinguished contributions to the international field of comparative physiology, and his exceptional service and dedication to the University of Wollongong and its research community.


COMPLETE ROLL OF RECIPIENTS > 1978 TO PRESENT

Honorary Chapter

The Honorary Alumni Chapter is a network of alumni who have been awarded either a University Fellowship, an Honorary degree or an Emeritus Professorship from the University of Wollongong. The Chapter meets regularly to discuss and organise ways in which they can support the University through advocacy, projects and activities.

More information about the chapter and its activities can be found here.

If you would like any information contained on this webpage to be amended or updated please contact the Alumni Relations Team at alumni@uow.edu.au or 02 4221 3169

Last reviewed: 29 April, 2019