Alumnus Award


Further information

Graduates' Walk

The Distinguished International Alumnus Award was established by the University Senate to recognise outstanding contributions made by the University's international graduates in countries other than Australia, which have served to enhance the University's reputation internationally.

The Award shall be made in accordance with the following regulations:

  1. The Award shall be made to an alumnus who, having completed a degree of the University as an international student, has subsequently made an outstanding contribution to a country or countries other than Australia.
  2. The Award shall comprise a suitably inscribed wall plaque.
  3. (1) Nominations for the Award may be made by any person associated in any way with the University and shall be supported in writing by a second person who is a graduate of the University.
    (2) Nominations shall comprise a brief statement of the case in favour of an Award and a citation setting out details of the nominee's achievements.
    (3) Nominations shall be lodged in confidence with the Registrar and shall not be communicated to the nominee.
  4. The Honorary Degrees Committee shall make decisions on the granting of Awards having regard to the advice of the Warden of Convocation and the Director of the International Centre.

Past distinguished alumni


  • Professor Emeritus Dato' Dr Noramly bin Muslim (Malaysia)
  • Emeritus Professor Dato' Dr Hood Mohammed Salleh (Malaysia)
  • The Honourable Dato' Sri Wong Soon Koh (Malaysia)
  • Mr Ramli Ibrahim (Malaysia)
  • Dr Roland Dom Mattu (Malaysia)


  • Dr Narongchai Akrasanee (Thailand)
  • Associate Professor Varakorn Samakoses (Thailand)
  • Professor Benjavan Rerkasem (Thailand)


  • Dr Boediono (Indonesia)


  • Dato' Mohamed Zain bin Yusuf (Malaysia)


  • Dato Syed Abdul Jabbar bin Syed Hassan (Malaysia)


  • Dr Michael Fam Yue-Onn (Singapore)
  • The Hon Yeo Cheow Tong (Singapore)
  • Y Bhg Tan Sri Datuk Ibrahim Menudin (Malaysia)