Over 80 international students from 19 countries will be farewelled at an afternoon tea at the University of Newcastle on Thursday 23 June.
The event provides an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of international students who have completed their studies and are returning to their home countries.
It is also an opportunity to thank the students for their contributions to the University's academic, social and cultural life.
The students have completed a wide range of programs, from undergraduate degrees to Masters and PhDs.
Students participating in the ceremony are from Austria, Bhutan, Botswana, Chile, China, France, Germany, India, Iran, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and USA. They will be welcomed into a network of close to 100,000 Alumni living in 95 countries across the globe.
The students will be farewelled by the University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor, Professor Nicholas Saunders; Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Global Relations), Professor Kevin McConkey; Director of the International Office, Mr Brett Blacker and various other members of the University community.
Photo opportunity: The International Student Farewell Ceremony will be held on Thursday 23 June between 1.30pm and 3.30pm in the Brennan Room, Callaghan campus. Media welcome.