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Annual CQUniversity Alumni Awards

CQUniversity takes great pride in the achievements our alumni are making in their world. Their accomplishments benefit both society and the University, advancing the common good and inspiring others. The annual Alumni Awards acknowledge and celebrate these achievements by our outstanding alumni in their professional field or community service activities.

OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS of the YEAR

This award recognises a graduate of CQUniversity who has made an exceptional contribution to society and demonstrated the achievement of excellence in a professional context.

In 2018, we are proud to recognise His Honour, Judge Alexander Horneman-Wren for his his exemplary legal career and significant community contributions.

Alexander Horneman-Wren We congratulate Alexander (Sandy) Horneman-Wren (BBus, 1987)


Read more about Sandy's career and community involvement.

ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR for INDUSTRY ACHIEVEMENT

This award recognises a graduate of CQUniversity who has achieved to a high standard, or made an exceptional contribution in their industry or profession.

In 2018, we are proud to recognise Tanya Orman for her significant contribution to Indigenous media, advocacy and role modelling for Indigenous people in Australia and internationally.

We congratulate Tanya Orman (BA, 1997)


Read more about Tanya's journalism journey, and her
impact on the industry and contributions to Indigenous story-telling.

ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR for SOCIAL IMPACT

This award recognises a graduate of CQUniversity who has made a sustained positive contribution through their collaborative social innovation work OR who has demonstrated significant social impact to a community or the University through volunteering.

In 2018, we are proud to recognise Robin Man Amatya for his successful leadership in empowering Nepalese women through social enterprise opportunities.

We congratulate Robin Man Amatya (BBus, 2008)


Read more about Robin's successful enterprise for Home-Based Workers and the impact he has made for women in Nepal.

ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR for EARLY CAREER ACHIEVEMENT

This award recognises a graduate of CQUniversity who has demonstrated significant career achievements or positive impact on a field of endeavour or community cause within 5 years of graduation from CQUniversity.

In 2018, we are proud to recognise Paul Tabone for his significant success in his Opera and Musical Theatre career in Australia, Europe and the United States.

We congratulate Paul Tabone (BMusTheatre, 2008)


Read more about Paul's international pursuit of operatic and musical theatre roles.

We congratulate the 2018 Alumni Award winners for their outstanding contributions and achievements. If you know of other alumni who are making a difference in their industry, role or community, please let us know so we can recognise them.