Order of Australia

The UNSW campus

Among the highest UNSW honourees are a current Deputy Vice-Chancellor and a prominent alumna recognised for her leadership in philanthropy and business.

UNSW main walkway

Trailblazing UNSW Sydney academics join distinguished alumni and friends on the 2020 Australia Day honours list. 


Professor Michelle Simmons, the 2018 Australian of the Year, is among 110 members of the UNSW community named in the Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours List. 


Current leaders of discovery and distinguished past figures at UNSW Sydney have been awarded Australia Day honours.


Prominent arts administrator and philanthropist John Kaldor has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours and awarded UNSW’s highest accolade for his eminent service to the community.

Appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia, law professor George Williams leads a high-profile group of UNSW academics and alumni recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours.

Gonski David inside

David Gonski - one of Australia's most prominent business leaders and philanthropists - has been reappointed as the Chancellor of UNSW.

Henry inside

Seven UNSW academics have been given awards in this year's Australia Day honours list.