2018 UQ Alumni Award
Emeritus Professor Barry McGaw AO was awarded the 2018 University of Queensland’s Vice-Chancellor’s Alumni Excellence award for his significant contribution and outstanding leadership in educational research and policy. The award recognises the significant contributions made by alumni in the local community and beyond and Barry's success as a University of Queensland alum. Barry has demonstrated outstanding leadership during his extensive career in educational research and policy.
2018 Young Australia China Alumni of the Year
Lisa Qin, Master of Teacher Alumna, won the 2018 Young Australia China Alumni of the Year award, presented by the Australia China Alumni Association to recognise the achievements and contributions of graduates of Australian universities currently working within the Australia-China community.