We share profile stories and videos of individuals highlighting the innovation and impact of our high-achieving alumni all over the world.


Fighting crime by the numbers

“The work I do is definitely demanding and challenging and can be daunting at times. But at the end of the day it’s intellectually rewarding for me.”

The Google within

Transitioning from the top echelons of a centuries-old global banking institution to the fluid and freewheeling world of Google might be a daunting prospect for some. Not so for Brendan Castle.

Making waves

As an athlete, Jessica Smith overcame her disability to represent Australia at the highest international level.

Banking on change

It’s a turbulent time in the world of banking. According to James Wyatt, that just makes it all the more exciting.

Mem Fox on mice, migrants and the magic of reading aloud

At the time, a young, unpublished Mem Fox was sending her first manuscript out to publishing houses, hoping to add Hush the Invisible Mouse to the landscape.

Mike's TV reality

There’s not a suit or a tie in sight on the 20th floor of Mike Sneesby’s Kent Street headquarters in Sydney. There is clean, barely furnished spaces and sweeping views over Darling Harbour, Western Sydney and to the Blue Mountains beyond.

Making an impact

The UOW alumni community is made up of some pretty incredible people. Here we celebrate younger members of our global community who are establishing themselves as tomorrow’s leaders.

Beyond the laboratory

Dr Dixit uses his scientific background and profile to address health and environmental issues affecting developing countries, including his home country of Nepal.

Living the luxe life

Luxury brands have a way of making a sophisticated lifestyle look effortless. Jessica Sparks spoke to three UOW alumni working for luxury brands and discovered it’s not all jet planes, islands and tigers on a gold leash.