Outstanding Alumni Awards

The Outstanding Alumni Awards recognise graduates of QUT and its predecessor institutions for exceptional professional, academic or research achievements and contributions to the community at local, state, national and international levels.

Award categories

We offer awards for:

  • QUT Alumnus of the Year (chosen from the Faculty Outstanding Alumni Award winners)
  • Young Alumnus of the Year (for graduates under the age of 35)
  • Faculty Outstanding Alumni Award (for each of the 6 faculties).

2019 awards

The 2019 award recipients were celebrated at the QUT Outstanding Alumni Awards dinner on Thursday 22 August at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

2019 award recipients

Alumnus of the Year
Lex Greensill CBE
Young Alumni of the Year
Josh Cameron
Alex Ghiculescu
Jake Phillpot
Tasmin Trezise
Faculty Award Winners
Caitriona Fay (QUT Business School)
Joseph Kwan MH (Creative Industries Faculty)
The Honourable Karen Andrews MP (Science and Engineering Faculty)
Norman Hunter (Faculty of Education)
Professor Wen-I (Wendy) Liu (Faculty of Health)
Lex Greensill CBE (Faculty of Law)



  • Postal address:
    Alumni and Development Office
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane Qld 4001