More participants – a total of 185 – joined the Australian Alumni Awards 2017. It was a lively evening with impressive sharing of experiences by awardees of their time in Australia. Australian Ambassador H.E. Paul Robilliard welcomed guests with his opening keynote speech while the guest speaker, Asst. Prof. Dr. Linchong Chorrojprasert, the Dean at Graduate School of English, Assumption University delivered a memorable speech recalling her time and experiences while studying at the University of Wollongong.
Alumni of the Year Award
His Excellency Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj, Minister of the Digital Economy and Society (University of New South Wales).
Alumni Leadership Award
Dr. Phudit Tejativaddhana, Acting Director of College of Health Systems Management and Assistant President for Comprehensive Operations, Naresuan University (University
of New England).
Alumni Entrepreneurial Award
Mr. Harprem Doowa, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Frank.co.th (Monash University).
Young Alumni Award
Mr. Phantabat Santimakorn, Director of Bangkok Ventures Co., Ltd (RMIT University).
Alumni Community Engagement Award
Ms. Sirivimol Kitaphanich, Owner of Rai Ruen Rom Organic Farm, Chiang Rai (University of Melbourne).