Our Alumni

Meet some of our inspirational alumni community.

Alumni awards

2022 Award recipients

Honouring the exceptional impact our alumni are having on our island and the world.

Through the University of Tasmania’s Alumni Awards, we seek to honour the diverse achievements of our graduates who have made, or are making, a significant contribution across their fields of endeavour.

There are three Alumni Award categories:

  • Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Young Alumni Award
  • International Alumni Award

Recognise the substantial contributions individual alumni are having on communities across Tasmania, Australia and the world by nominating a friend, peer, colleague or yourself.

Nominations closed on Friday, 4 August 2023 at 5pm

Find out more about the award criteria and guidelines (PDF 250.4 KB).

Alumni award categories

This award recognises distinguished community and/or professional service and achievement. The award highlights the diversity and quality of the contributions our graduates make to the enrichment of society and is typically made to senior alumni at or near the peak of their careers.

Selection Criteria

  1. The nominee has made a significant and sustained impact in their chosen field.
  2. The nominee has given outstanding service to their profession and community broadly.
  3. The nominee has an outstanding character with demonstrated behaviours that uphold the University of Tasmania Statement of Values operating in a way that encourages and supports inclusion, diversity, excellence, and respect.

Nominations closed on Friday, 4 August 2023 at 5pm.

Before you make a nomination, please ensure you read the award category selection criteria, eligibility guidelines and FAQ’s (PDF 154.9 KB). See our previous award recipients below.

2022 - Award recipients

As a member of the University of Tasmania's alumni community, you are part of an illustrious award-winning family that continues to achieve extraordinary success worldwide. Meet just some of your inspirational alumni family.

After three decades working in policing in Tasmania, in August 2022 Donna Adams was named the State’s 15th Commissioner of Police. She is the highest-ranking female member of the State’s police service and the first woman to take on the role of Commissioner in the service’s 125-year history. She is a mentor and supporter of other women in Tasmania Police, encouraging them to seek professional development and promotion, and to demonstrate leadership.

A strong advocate for lifelong learning, Donna attributes her successes to her university education, citing the way it challenged her thinking and widened the lens on how she sees, considers, and seeks to resolve issues.



The Graduation Verification Service (GVS) provides a way to search the database for students who have graduated at the University of Tasmania.

For a listing of the following graduates, please select the links below:

Lost or damaged certificates Graduation videos

If you would like to share your story, please contact us at Alumni.Office@utas.edu.au or complete our online Q&A form.