University Of New South Wales Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of New South Wales. The list includes people like Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Baz Luhrmann, Peter Garrett & Toni Collette. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, leaders, singers, fashion and scientists etc.
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Toni Collette
(Actress)
Toni Collette
27
Birthdate: November 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glebe, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 2 
Rebel Wilson
(Actress)
Rebel Wilson
51
Birthdate: March 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 3 
Miranda Otto
9
Birthdate: December 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brisbane
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 4 
Rod Taylor
(Actor)
Rod Taylor
13
Birthdate: January 11, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lidcombe, Australia
Died: January 7, 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Scott Morrison
(30th Prime Minister of Australia (2018 – 2022))
Scott Morrison
49
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney
 6 
Nathalie Kelley
17
Birthdate: March 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lima
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Peter Garrett
(Member of the Australian House of Representatives)
Peter Garrett
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 8 
Judy Davis
(Actor)
Judy Davis
12
Birthdate: April 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
Usman Khawaja
(Australian Cricketer Who Plays as a Batsman)
Usman Khawaja
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Islamabad, Pakistan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Markus Zusak
(Australian Writer Known for His Bestselling Novels 'The Messenger' and 'The Book Thief')
Markus Zusak
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 11 
Marta Dusseldorp
0
Birthdate: February 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Australia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Colin Friels
(Stage actor, Film actor)
Colin Friels
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kilwinning
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
George Miller
(Australian Filmmaker Best Known for His 'Mad Max' Film Franchise and 'Happy Feet')
George Miller
2
Birthdate: March 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Jessica Falkholt
(Actress who appeared in 16 episodes of the television series Home and Away as Hope Morrison in 2016)
Jessica Falkholt
2
Birthdate: May 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: January 17, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Tupou VI
(13th Prime Minister of Tonga)
Tupou VI
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Royal Palace, Nukuʻalofa, Kingdom of Tonga
 16 
Vajiralongkorn
(King of Thailand)
Vajiralongkorn
11
Birthdate: July 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Matthew Reilly
(Writer known for his bestselling Jack West and Shane Schofield series)
Matthew Reilly
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Mike Cannon-Brookes
(Chief Executive Officer)
Mike Cannon-Brookes
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
 19 
Rebecca Breeds
(Australian Actress Known for Her Roles in the TV Series ‘Blue Water High’ and ‘Home and Away’)
Rebecca Breeds
2
Birthdate: June 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 20 
Pamela Stephenson
(Actress best known for her work during the 1980s, particularly in Not the Nine O'Clock News; History of the World, Part I; and Superman III)
Pamela Stephenson
6
Birthdate: December 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 21 
Mark Bouris
(Businessman who is best known as the founder and chairman of 'Wizard Home Loans')
Mark Bouris
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthplace: Punchbowl, Australia
 22 
Sam Chui
(Aviation travel vlogger)
Sam Chui
0
Birthdate: November 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Natalie Tran
(Video blogger from Sydney who became known for her YouTube channel, community channel)
Natalie Tran
2
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: July 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Auburn, Australia
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 24 
Nick Littlemore
(Singer, Record producer, Musician, Composer)
Nick Littlemore
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney
 25 
Sef Gonzales
(Murderer)
Sef Gonzales
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baguio, Benguet, Philippines
 26 
Richard Farleigh
(Chancellor of London South Bank University since 2012)
Richard Farleigh
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyabram, Australia
 27 
Sussan Ley
(Politician, Aviator)
Sussan Ley
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kano
 28 
Marise Payne
(Politician)
Marise Payne
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney
 29 
Bob Carr
(Politician, Diplomat)
Bob Carr
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Matraville
 30 
Michael Slater
(Cricketer, Autobiographer)
Michael Slater
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wagga Wagga
 31 
Richard Neville
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: September 4, 2016
 32 
Lucy Turnbull
(Politician)
Lucy Turnbull
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mittagong
 33 
Charlie Teo
(Neurosurgery)
Charlie Teo
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 24, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 34 
Scott Farquhar
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 35 
David Gonski
(Entrepreneur)
David Gonski
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cape Town
 36 
Tim Flannery
(Biologist, Paleontologist, Zoologist, Environmentalist)
Tim Flannery
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne
 37 
Campbell Newman
(Civil engineer, Engineer, Politician)
Campbell Newman
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canberra
 38 
Ian Plimer
(Geologist)
Ian Plimer
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 39 
Renee Lim
(Actress known for her roles as Constable Jung Lim in East West 101, Mae in Please Like Me, Vivienne Hart in The Secret Daughter)
Renee Lim
0
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 40 
Raj Reddy
(Computer scientist, University teacher)
Raj Reddy
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh
 41 
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum
(33rd Attorney General of Fiji)
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Suva, Fiji
 42 
Mehreen Faruqi
(Senator for New South Wales)
Mehreen Faruqi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
 43 
Pat Dodson
(Senator for Western Australia)
Pat Dodson
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Broome, Australia
 44 
Mariana Renata
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 45 
Glenn Murcutt
(Architect, University teacher)
Glenn Murcutt
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
 46 
Jane Saville
(Race walker)
Jane Saville
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 47 
Dr. Karl
(Who is known as an author, and as a science commentator)
Dr. Karl
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden
 48 
Naomi Milgrom
(Businesswoman, Philanthropist)
Naomi Milgrom
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 49 
Ewen McKenzie
(Rugby union player)
Ewen McKenzie
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne
 50 
Michael Wenden
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
University of New South Wales is the hot favorite among students wanting to pursue their higher studies in Australia. If sources of contemporary history are to be believed, the Australians craved for industrialization after the end of World War II. This led to the establishment of University Of New South Wales, in a bid to produce more engineers and qualified individuals. Thus, the University of New South Wales is According to the ‘QS World University Rankings’ list published in 2016, the ‘University of New South Wales’ was ranked the 49th best university in the world. It also secured the 16th position in the list of reputed universities which offered courses in finance. Apart from its impressive infrastructure and high quality of education, the University is also famous for its alumni association which includes several notable personalities. Businessman and philanthropist David Gonski, politician and judge of the Australian family court Robert McClelland and politician Bob Carr are a few eminent personalities who studied at the famous University of New South Wales. Robert MClelland’s contribution to the Australian society as a politician and a member of the judiciary has been praised by the nation’s citizens immensely. Apart from politicians, the university has produced many talented individuals who have been quite successful in their endeavors. Here’s a list of famous celebrities who studied at the acclaimed University of New South Wales. We bet you didn’t know some of these facts.