UQ graduate named 2021 Australia Awards Indonesia alumnus of the year

20 Dec 2021

University of Queensland alumnus Dr Alue Dohong was awarded 2021 Australia Awards Indonesia alumnus of the year in a virtual presentation on 19 November 2021.

Dr Alue Dohong receiving his award
UQ alumnus Dr Alue Dohong was named the Australia Awards in Indonesia 2021 Alumni of the Year

Dr Alue Dohong is the Indonesian Vice Minister of Environment and Forestry.

In 2016, he obtained his doctoral degree in Earth and Environmental Management from UQ under the auspices of the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

Supported by the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, the Australian Alumni Awards celebrate alumni achievements and showcase Australia and UQ as an education destination for prospective Indonesian students.

The 2021 Alumnus of the Year Award recognises visionary leadership and a commitment to innovation and best practice at a national or international level.

The Australian Government's Australia Awards program offers scholarships and short courses to individuals from developing countries.

To find out more, visit Australia Awards

Media: Mr Michael Holder, Director, UQ Global Engagement, m.holder@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 0622.