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Issue 80, November 2016



ACAA News

ACAA 热点新闻


2016 ACAA & IELTS Australia China Alumni Awards in Guangzhou


The 2016 ACAA & IELTS 8th Australia China Alumni Awards was held on 19th November in Guangzhou.


Since the 1970’s, over 200,000 Chinese students have completed their further study in Australia and make contribution of the development of China. The Australia China Alumni Awards is a high-profile initiative recognizing the wide-ranging achievements of graduates of Australian universities that are currently based in China.


As one of the largest celebrations of Australia-China alumni’s achievements in China, this years’ Gala Dinner was attended by over 200 alumni, including representatives of the Australian government (including the Australian Consul General in Guangzhou), top Australian universities and national and international companies. As the ACAA’s patron, the Australian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Ms. Jan Adam was present to welcome all attendees to the event. Senior representatives from IELTS, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, CPA Australia, Business Events Sydney, AIDE Education Service and IDP Education attended to present the winners with the award they sponsored.


Australian Ambassador to the P. R. of China, H.E. Ms. Jan Adams welcomed all attendees


A Toast to their Success:

Award Winners together with Ambassador H.E. Ms. Jan Adams, Consul General in Guangzhou Mr. Dominic Trindade and President of the ACAA South China Committee Mr. Kevin Li.


From left to right: Matthew Murphy, Haijun Shi, Jackie Robb, Katie Brown (representing Professor Xiaowei Du), Xiaodong Chen, Xuxu Zhuang, H.E. Ms. Jan Adams, Yijia Li, Kevin Li, Dominic Trindade and Daniel Shi (representing Peter Davison)


The year’s awards consisted of 8 categories and generated 50 finalists, with 8 winners all from different Australian universities.


Mr. Xiaodong Chen from Murdoch University was selected as the winner of 2016 IELTS - Australia China Alumni of the Year Award. This award recognizes all-round excellence in work, life and community service and celebrates an alumna/alumnus who has established his- or herself as a leader in his or her chosen field and has contributed to the deepening of the Australia-China relationship.


After receiving his award, Mr. Xiaodong Chen shared not only his thoughts on the meaning of integrity, innovation and enthusiasm in business in China but also the significance of education, and, in particular, how Australian education helped him in his commercial success and achievements.


The 2016 Australia China Alumni Awards was sponsored by the following organizations:



 


 




   

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Australia China Alumni Awards


2016 Judges’ Commendation



Business Events Sydney - Australia China Alumni Award for Research and Innovation



Wenjun Ma
Director
Guandong Provincial Institute of Public Health
Griffith University




Australia China Alumni Awards


2016 Distinguished Finalists

 


AIDE Education Service

Young Australia China Alumni of the Year Award


Jemma Xu
CEO& Co-Founder
Tripalocal

University of Melbourne


CPA Australia

Australia China Alumni Award

for Banking and Finance

Joanne Wood
Chairman
Capital Eight

University of Adelaide


IDP Education

Australia China Alumni Award

for ICT and New Media

Joseph Catanzaro
Reporter
CCTV
Western Sydney University


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Alumni Profile

校友故事


Do you know alumni who you think should be profiled?


Email the ACAA team.


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Upcoming Events

最新活动


Australia China Alumni Association



The 2017 Mentor Program is coming


Join us to become a valued MENTOR



Click here to apply to become a mentor



Christmas Drinks in GZ


Join ACYA, ACYPI and ACAA for Christmas drinks at McCawley’s Irish Pub on Tuesday 13th of December. 



CPA Australia Seminars


BJ|SH|GZ


Learn More ...


Deakin University


Deakin University Shanghai End of

Year Alumni Celebration


Learn More ...


The University of Queensland



The UQ Global Connection 

BJ|SH|GZ|HK


Learn More ...



View the ACAA 2016 Event Calendar

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November Greetings

ACAA 十一月祝语


The 8th IELTS and has closed in Guangzhou was the first time that the Australia China Alumni Awards has been held outside of Shanghai and Beijing. This event in southern China and connected with alumni from Hong Kong and Macau. We are pleased to weclcome our alumni in Guangzhou and hope we will meet in Guangzhou again in the future.


2017 mentor program will open soon and we are selecting mentors. if you want to share your experience and meet more talented people, please join us to be a mentor.



Save the Date


Christmas Drinks in GZ


13th December, 2016



Best Wishes


The ACAA Team 



Australia China Alumni Awards


2016 Winners


To read the winners' profile, please click on the relevant links below their photos.


IELTS - Australia China Alumni of the Year Award 


Winner: Xiaodong Chen

CEO

Intime Retail (Group)

Murdoch University


Australia Ambassdor's Alumni Award

for Women in Leadership


Winner: Jackie Robb

President

Staples Greater China

University of Monash


ACAA - Australia China Alumni Award

for Corporate Achievement


Winner: Matthew Murphy

Managing Partner & CEO

MMLC Group Lawyers and Consultants

Queensland University of Technology


AIDE Education Service

Young Australia China Alumni of the Year Award

 


Winner: Yijia Li

Director

Shunxi Regenerative Medicine-Yunnan Province Stem Cell Bank

University of Melbourne


IDP Education

Australia China Alumni Award

for ICT and New Media


Winner: Xuxu Zhuang

 Co-Founder

Motion Global

University of Technology Sydney


Business Events Sydney

Australia China Alumni Award

for Research and Innovation


Winner: Xiaowei Du

 Professor, HUCM

Vice-President of HUCM Pharmacy College

University of Newcastle


CPA Australia

Australia China Alumni Award

for Banking and Finance


Winner: Haijun (Curt) Shi

Founding Partner

Imprint Capital Partners

Western Sydney University


Austrade

Australia China Alumni Award

for Entrepreneurship


Winner: Peter Davison

 Partner

23Seed Venture Capital

University of Queensland

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你的母校在找你!


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招聘版面



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