Recognising the outstanding achievements of international graduates

Ms Jingjing Xi with Mr Thomas Toh
Young Australia China Alumni of the Year Ms Jingjing Xi with Mr Thomas Toh, Regional Director, Griffith International

The Australia China Alumni Awards continue to highlight the successes of graduates from Australian education institutions who are now based in China.

More than 240 key members of the Australia-China business and education community celebrated emerging and established industry leaders at the ACAA/IELTS 2013 Australia China Alumni Awards Gala Presentation Dinner in Beijing on Saturday 2 November.

The Awards program, now in its 5th year, honoured Australian-educated winners and finalists of eight award categories who have made large contributions within their professional fields in China.

Chinese, Australian and other expatriates who attended Australian universities and have been based in China over the past 12 months were eligible for the awards.

Griffith Alumnus Ms. Jingjing Xi won the Young Australia China Alumni of the Year Award.

Ms. Jingjing Xi whose career to date has been dedicated to improving people’s quality of life in China is currently the Deputy Director, Office of General Administration, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Protection.

The Australia China Alumni Association

The ACAA/IELTS Australia China Alumni Awards are an initiative of the Australia China Alumni Association (ACAA), a not-for-profit organization established in 2007 and funded by 34 Australian Universities.

The ACAA has offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou and engages more than 9,800 alumni across China through online communications, events and individual alumni chapters.

The central aim of the ACAA is to reconnect Australian university alumni across China with their universities and each other.