You may or may not recognise all of our notable alumni, however, they have one thing in common: they are part of an international community who call the University of Melbourne their alma mater.
Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs
Human Rights Commissioner
LLB 1967, PhD 1982, Janet Clarke Hall, International House
The Human Rights Commissioner – Gillian Triggs
Music finds a new beat
The Great Explainer
BA(Hons) 1988, LLB(Hons) 1991, MA(CrWrtg) 2002
Telling stories for the Martians
Professor Ian H Frazer
Leader of groundbreaking Gardasil vaccine
The Hon. Julia Gillard
Former Prime Minister of Australia
LLB 1986, BA 1989
Professor Peter A Singer AC
Philosopher and academic
BA(Hons) 1968, MA 1969
Arts Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award
Chef, restauranteur and food writer
LLB 2009, BCom 2009
A funny thing happened...
BA(Media&Comm), LLB 2010, DipModLang(Fr) 2011
Dancing to a Bollywood beat
Professor Germaine Greer
Noted author and academic
BA(Hons) 1961 , LLD 2003
Emma and Tom
Emma Welsh (BAgrSc 1988, Trinity College) and Tom Griffith (BCom 1986, Ormond College)
Time is ripe for fruitful ventures
The University of Melbourne is proud to acknowledge the recipients of Australian Honours closely related to the University – including senior members of staff, valued alumni, and supporters.
We pay tribute to the many alumni, staff and members of the broader University of Melbourne academic community who received honours in recognition of their outstanding contributions.