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2014 Alumni Achievement Awards

The Alumni Achievement Awards recognise Curtin graduates who are making significant contributions to society. This could be through the national or international community, in personal achievements or through their career. There are a number of categories in which alumni can be nominated:

Congratulations to our winners

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2014 Alumni Award recipients and representatives with Vice-Chancellor, Professor Deborah Terry

Young Alumni Medal

The Young Alumni Medal recognises Curtin graduates, 30 years of age or younger, who at an early stage are excelling in their chosen career and making significant contributions to society and their community.

Winners: Pooja Maru and Kyle De Souza

Distinguished International Alumni Award

This award category recognises up to four alumni situated overseas. They will have demonstrated innovation not only on a business level but throughout their international community.

Selection Panel's International Award winner: Netty Muharni

Malaysia Chapter winner: Harith Iskander

Singapore Chapter winner: Dr Simon Collinson

Hong Kong Chapter winner: Dr Philco Wong

Alumni Community Achievement Award

The Alumni Community Achievement Awards recognises Curtin alumni who have personally given time to contribute to society on either a national or international level. Curtin highly values community engagement and helping others in need.

Winners: Kristy Tomlinson and Lim Swee Hia

Distinguished Australian Alumni Award

The Distinguished Australian Alumni Award category is presented to an individual based on their community engagement, innovation, entrepreneurship, international engagement and/or overall career achievements.

Winners: John Worsfold, Dr Davina Porock, Marianne de Pierres, Bill Beament and Dr Sue van Leeuwen

Inspiring Alumnus Award

This is the Selection Panel’s award for a very inspiring individual. This alumnus is an individual who has overcome many hurdles to contribute significantly to their local and global community.

Winner: Riyadh Al Hakimi


Congratulations to all the award winners and finalists for 2014.