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.
Cate BlanchettCate Blanchett
14 May 1969, Australian
Actress
Scott MorrisonScott Morrison
13 May 1968, Australian
Prime Minister of Australia

Hugo WeavingHugo Weaving
04 April 1960, Australian, Nigerian, British
Actor

Usman KhawajaUsman Khawaja
18 December 1986, Australian, Pakistani
Cricketer

Baz LuhrmannBaz Luhrmann
17 September 1962, Australian
Film Director

Peter GarrettPeter Garrett
16 April 1953, Australian
Member of the Australian House of Representatives
Sam WorthingtonSam Worthington
02 August 1976, Australian, British
Actor, Voice actor

Miranda OttoMiranda Otto
16 December 1967, Australian
Actor

Toni ColletteToni Collette
01 November 1972, Australian
Actor, Singer, Voice actor, Film actor

Simon BakerSimon Baker
30 July 1969, Australian
Actor, Television director
Emilie de RavinEmilie de Ravin
27 December 1981, Australian
Actor, Film actor

Nathalie KelleyNathalie Kelley
03 March 1985, Australian, Peruvian
Actor
Judy DavisJudy Davis
23 April 1955, Australian
Actor

Markus ZusakMarkus Zusak
23 June 1975, Australian
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Jacqueline McKenzieJacqueline McKenzie
24 October 1967, Australian
Film actor, Actor, Television actor
Jessica MaraisJessica Marais
29 January 1985, Australian, American, South African
Actor, Film actor, Television actor, Model

Marise PayneMarise Payne
29 July 1964, Australian
Politician
Colin FrielsColin Friels
25 September 1952, Australian, British
Stage actor, Film actor

Matthew ReillyMatthew Reilly
02 July 1974, Australian
Writer, Poet lawyer

Bob CarrBob Carr
28 September 1947, Australian
Politician, Diplomat
Nick LittlemoreNick Littlemore
06 May 1978, Australian
Singer, Record producer, Musician, Composer

Raj ReddyRaj Reddy
13 June 1937, Indian, American
Computer scientist, University teacher
Michael SlaterMichael Slater
21 February 1970, Australian
Cricketer, Autobiographer

Sussan LeySussan Ley
14 December 1961, Australian
Politician, Aviator

Tim FlanneryTim Flannery
28 January 1956, Australian
Biologist, Paleontologist, Zoologist,

Campbell NewmanCampbell Newman
12 August 1963, Australian
Civil engineer, Engineer, Politician
Lucy TurnbullLucy Turnbull
30 March 1958, Australian
Politician
Mark BourisMark Bouris
Australian
 

Ian PlimerIan Plimer
12 February 1946, Australian
Geologist

Glenn MurcuttGlenn Murcutt
25 July 1936, Australian
Architect, University teacher

David GonskiDavid Gonski
07 October 1953, Australian
Entrepreneur
Richard FarleighRichard Farleigh
09 November 1960, Australian
Chess player, Investor, Businessperson

Claudia BassolsClaudia Bassols
03 October 1979, Spanish
Actor, Film actor

Ewen McKenzieEwen McKenzie
21 June 1965, Australian
Rugby union player

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.