The Law degree you didn’t know you needed: venture capitalist credits his success to legal education
Avi Naidu (LLB `07) joins Acting Law Dean, Professor Andrew Lynch over a digital lunch to discuss his career journey as a venture capitalist and explores the transferable skills from his Law degree which have helped him succeed.
UNSW alumni take out two categories in the 2020 Advance Awards
Since 2012, the Advance Awards have recognised the work of remarkable global Australians making an extraordinary impact on the global stage in industry sectors that are of particular importance to Australia.
Chuck Feeney’s historical $10m gift makes long-term impact on UNSW’s Kirby Institute
As Chuck Feeney celebrates giving away his fortune, the Kirby Institute and those who benefit from our research, say thank you.
The career moves that led Matt Comyn to become CommBank's youngest CEO
In this renowned series by UNSW Business School, CEO and Managing Director of CBA, Matt Comyn, shares insights into his 20-plus years’ experience in banking and discusses the true cost of the coronavirus pandemic for CBA and its customers.
Celebrating 20 years of the Tim Olsen Drawing Prize
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Tim Olsen Drawing Prize at UNSW Art & Design. To celebrate, an online exhibition of archived winning works and new artworks will be held prior to the announcement of this year’s winner.
UNSW alumnus shares the conversation that saved his life
In 2013, Adry Awan (BA `18) received news that no 17-year-old should have to hear; he had cancer. Physically and mentally, it was a scary, dark time for him. Thankfully, Adry is now seven years in remission, but he will never forget the conversation that truly saved his life.
The enduring support of Dr Ronald Lu gives students a glimpse of the world and sees them safely through crisis
Dr Ronald Lu’s affiliation with UNSW spans more than 45 years, having been involved with the University as a student, alumnus, supporter, volunteer and advisor. Now the Chair of the UNSW Hong Kong Foundation, Dr Lu felt compelled to act as UNSW students began to feel the personal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Vera Boyarsky's unwavering passion for engineering allows her to support students through times of crisis
Having forged a long and successful career in a historically male-heavy industry, Vera Boyarsky knows a thing or two about grit and persistence. Now, through her philanthropy, she helps UNSW students access opportunities she never had.