Monday, 18 February 2013

UWA DIA Awards

The UWA Distinguished International Alumnus Awards (DIA Awards) is presented to UWA's international graduates. It serves to enhance UWA's reputation in the global arena. The Award is made to an alumnus who, having completed a UWA degree as an international student, has subsequently made an outstanding contribution to a country or countries other than Australia. - Source: Taken from Uniview, The University of Western Australia, Vol. 32, No. 1, Summer 2013, page 37.

List of Uniview publications

Past recipients

  • Mr Ramli Ibrahim (Malaysia)
  • Dr Roland Dom Mattu (Malaysia)
  • Prof. Emeritus Dato' Dr Noramly bin Muslim (Malaysia)
  • Emeritus Professor Dato' Dr Hood Mohamed Salleh (Malaysia)
  • Dato' Sri Wong Soon Koh (Malaysia)
  • Dr Narongchai Akrasanee (Thailand)
  • Assoc. Prof. Varakorn Samakoses (Thailand)
  • The Hon. Pak Boediono (Indonesia). His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono is the Vice-President of Indonesia. He contributed to the Indonesian culture and language that bonds Indonesia and Australia till today. The Boediono Scholarship is named in his honour and is available for UWA students to study Indonesian culture and language either at UWA or in Indonesia. Read more at Uniview.
  • Dato' Mohamed Zain bin Yusuf (Malaysia)
  • Dato' Syed Abdul Jabbar bin Syed Hassan (Malaysia)
  • Dr Michael Fam Yue-Onn (Singapore)
  • The Hon. Yeo Cheow Tong (Singapore)
  • YBhg Tan Sri Datuk Ibrahim Menudin (Malaysia)