Be inspired by our alumni from various Australian Universities whose diverse careers, achievements, experiences and personal lives have shaped the world we live in. View the full videos from each of our featured alumni to learn how their degrees and university experiences have helped them achieved their successes and prove that an Australian Education is an education for World-Class Professionals.
Colonel Professor Dato’ Dr Kamaruddin Kachar Kalam Azam Kamaruddin Harith Hazran Kalam Azam
Grandpa, Dad & Son
Australia and Malaysia: Alumni Vignettes
Education is the bedrock of the Australia-Malaysia relationship. It’s the reason our people-to-people links are so strong today.
Malaysians made up the largest cohort of students studying in Australia under the original Colombo Plan, providing a life-changing opportunity to a gain a higher education and contribute to Malaysia’s national development.
Since then, more than 300,000 Malaysians have studied at Australian institutions. Around 7,000 Australians have studied in Malaysia in the past decade, including over 3,000 under the New Colombo Plan.
There are 165,616 Malaysian-born in Australia. Countless hold prominent positions and embody modern Australia.
The Australia Now Malaysia, an initiative of the Australian Government is proud to present vignettes of alumni and Malaysian-Australians who tell the story of our two countries, bonded through education.
YB Dato’ Seri Mustapa ‘Tok Pa’ Mohamed
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy)