ANU 2017 Commencement Address

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue4 13–17 February 2017

Join us at the annual ANU Commencement Address to welcome new and returning students to the University as we start the academic year.

This year's keynote speaker is ANU Alumni Thérèse Rein, an Australian entrepreneur and founder of Ingeus, an international business that has helped hundreds of thousands of people battling disability or social disadvantage to find work.

Thérèse will reflect on her time at ANU and how an ANU education has influenced her personal and professional life.

Other speakers include:

  • Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC, Vice-Chancellor
  • Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training
  • Jamila Rizvi, columnist, presenter, commentator, author and 2014 ANU Young Alumnus of the Year
  • Alyssa Shaw, President, Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (PARSA)
  • James Connolly, President, ANU Students' Association (ANUSA)

Hosted by Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Free Boost juices for everyone* and the first 50 first-year students to arrive will receive an ANU t-shirt. 

Register your interest on Facebook.

The event will also be live streamed via Facebook and YouTube

In case of wet weather, the event will be moved to Theatre 1, Manning Clark Centre. Keep an eye on this page for updates.

*Boost juices limited to 500.

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