Our global alumni network

At UNSW Australia, our network becomes your network.

You will be joining a global alumni network spanning 140 countries that is united by a drive to create genuine, positive change. It is one of the reasons why our graduates have a competitive edge.

Meet our alumni

Our alumni community is 250,000 strong with graduates working for some of the biggest and best companies in the world including Google, Penguin, Ernst & Young, PayPal, Rio Tinto, HSBC, NASA and Oxfam.

We are partnered with over 200 universities and institutions in 39 countries. We regularly host alumni events in Australia and through our international alumni chapters in locations around the world. This network contributes to a steady flow of students, researchers and academics on and off campus creating a truly global learning environment.

Founder of the World Youth Education Trust

Corrin Varady

Joint winner of the Young Alumni Award, celebrated UNSW graduate Corrin Varady founded the World Youth Education Trust – a charity for the education of former child soldiers and disadvantaged youth in East Africa.

Founder and CEO of Groupon

Karl Chong (BCom LLB '05)

Karl Chong is one of UNSW’s most successful Young Alumni, the co-founder and former CEO of Groupon Singapore, named the world’s fastest growing company in history by Forbes. These days the Commerce/Law graduate is an angel investor and advisory board member for several start-ups in tech, healthcare and real estate in the United States and Asia.

Moses Lo BUSINESS

Moses Lo hatched the idea for Xendit, a P2P mobile payment service for Indonesians, while studying at UNSW’s Business School. Already named in the Forbes Asia 30 under 30 in Finance and Venture Capital list, the Berkeley and Y Combinator graduate plans to expand into Southeast Asia, the world’s fastest growing region, and further disrupt the financial services industry. 

David Ramadge ENGINEERING

David Ramadge graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Engineering and a Masters of Bio-medical Engineering. Dave joined Milo.com, a consumer internet start-up in Silicon Valley. After eBay acquired Milo, Ramadge launched and led eBay Now. He is now the director of Local at eBay, leading its global initiative to connect shoppers with inventory in their local areas.

Wooi Tan SCIENCE

A former President of UNSW’s Malaysian Alumni Chapter, Wooi Tan graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Science. He is now Managing Director of Kuala Lumpur-based Vital Factor Consulting, a business consulting and market research company. Tan’s business advises companies in China, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. 

Luane Rowe INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

Elite athletes like Luane Rowe don’t often get a chance to combine their sport, education and employment so neatly. A champion open water swimmer, the Ben Lexcen Scholar graduated with a Bachelor of Industrial Design in 2011 before landing a role leading the product development of swimming equipment.

Emily Rumble ARTS/LAW

From a university medallist to a financial regulator, UNSW graduate Emily Rumble’s passion for financial services won her a prestigious scholarship to Oxford University. A well-timed stint working at the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) while still a student set UNSW Arts/Law graduate Emily Rumble on the path to leadership in the field of financial regulation.

Catherine Beehag SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

Catherine Beehag studied Science Communication at UNSW, which led to her role as Science Communication Manager at the Australian Museum. Catherine leads the team that bring events like the Australian Museum Science Festival to the public.