Alumni events and activities

Discover how you can stay connected with the Curtin community through alumni events and activities.

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Nominate for Alumni Awards

Nominate for Alumni Awards

ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS
Know someone who is a Curtin graduate and has demonstrated excellence, leadership and innovation in their career? Or made a significant contribution to society? Submit a nomination for the Curtin Alumni Awards.

The Curtin University Alumni Awards program celebrates and recognises the achievements of Curtin alumni who are making significant and valuable contributions to society, whether in the national or international communities they serve, personal achievements and their chosen professions.

Drivers for John Curtin Weekend

Drivers for John Curtin Weekend

ACCEPTING VOLUNTEERS
John Curtin Weekend enables 200 Curtin students to travel from our Bentley campus to volunteer in 15+ regional and remote communities throughout Western Australia each year.

This year we are seeking drivers available for a weekend in September or October (accommodation is provided for the weekend). Each driver will have access to the Curtin bus, a 12-seater, automatic, Toyota Commuter which can be driven on a normal ‘C’ class licence.

Role play patients for health sciences

Role play patients for health sciences

ACCEPTING VOLUNTEERS
Assist medical, nursing or midwifery students in their learning by role playing as a simulated patient at the Curtin School of Medicine or the Curtin School of Nursing.

These Schools are seeking volunteers to aid students in learning essential communication and patient care skills.

Intergenerational Early Learning Centre Program

Intergenerational Early Learning Centre Program

ACCEPTING VOLUNTEERS
The Curtin University Early Learning Centre invites seniors to volunteer in an Intergenerational Program.

Volunteers visit one of our rooms for one to two hours on a morning of their choice, to interact with the children in a meaningful way. Read stories, help with the garden, enjoy a cup of tea at a tea party, build tall towers, do puzzles etc.

Please note, there is always an Educator close by and English does not have to be your first language.

Crochet Blankets for Wheelchairs for Kids

Crochet Blankets for Wheelchairs for Kids

ACCEPTING VOLUNTEERS
Volunteer to help make a blanket that could go anywhere in the world with a custom-made wheelchair and bring some colour and warmth to a child in need. You will be making crochet “granny squares”, which will be joined to make a blanket to donate to Wheelchairs for Kids.

All materials and instructions will be provided. If you already know how to crochet and have a 4mm crochet hook, please bring it with you – we will provide the yarn and good conversation!

Join us in Building 101 foyer, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia, 6102 on Fridays from 1:00pm – 3:00pm between April 19, 2024 and June 28, 2024. Places are limited, please register.

Share your story

Share your story

ACCEPTING ALUMNI STORY SUBMISSIONS
Do you have an inspiring career journey to share with our Curtin Community?
If so, we’d love to hear from you so we can shout it from the rooftops.
Our Curtin family are an impressive bunch, and we love sharing your successes, milestones and career advice on our online alumni magazine Curtin Commons and social media channels.
Please send us your submission and it will be considered for a future feature article or social media post. Please note, not all submissions will be featured.
Check out the alumni stories we have shared on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook and Curtin Commons.

Curtin FM

Curtin FM

ACCEPTING VOLUNTEER EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Curtin FM is a community station and our volunteers play an essential role in helping us continue to broadcast to our listeners. We offer a stimulating and rewarding professional environment for our volunteers.

Volunteering must be available for a weekly three hour shift (minimum) for an extended period of time.

Curtin FM periodically have volunteer opportunities available as a Producer or Office Personnel.

Curtin Graduation Ceremonies

Curtin Graduation Ceremonies

ACCEPTING VOLUNTEER EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Together with fellow alumni, come support our graduating class at the Curtin Graduation Ceremonies held on the Bentley Campus.

Volunteers will assist graduates to take photos and direct and usher attendees.

All volunteers will be briefed prior to their shift and food and drinks will be provided on each day that you volunteer.

Register your interest for:

Consumer Research Lab

Consumer Research Lab

ACCEPTING VOLUNTEERS SOON
The Consumer Research Lab (CRL) specialises in the use of consumer biometrics and digital innovations to conduct consumer and market research. It provides businesses with an innovative, objective and scientific means to understand consumer behaviour through the use of eye tracking, brainwave, facial expression and other technologies. Compared to other traditional research methodology, these innovations may track consumers’ feelings, thoughts, and experience in a second-by-second and element-by-element manner.

From time to time this research lab needs volunteers to participate in consumer research.

CEO for a Day

CEO for a Day

HAPPENING AGAIN IN 2025
Each year we invite expressions of interest from industry leaders, senior executives and CEOs to participate in CEO for a day.

This program is run by Recruit Curtin and allows a Curtin student to shadow you for a day or two. It is an opportunity for experienced industry professionals to connect with Curtin’s aspiring leaders of tomorrow, sharing their knowledge and expertise.

Industry Mentoring Program

Industry Mentoring Program

HAPPENING AGAIN IN 2025
Curtin’s Industry Mentoring Program (IMP) is run by Recruit Curtin and partners Curtin alumni with a current student interested in working in your field.

Over the five-month program (May-October) Mentees and Mentors will connect for at least one hour each fortnight and work together to identify what your student hopes to accomplish and assist them to achieve these goals. This may include helping current students develop professional skills and networks, teaching them about your industry and sharing your experience e.g. what skills have been most impactful in your journey and how you got to where you are now.

University Basketball League VIP Alumni Function

University Basketball League VIP Alumni Function

HAPPENING AGAIN IN 2025
Join us at the annual Curtin University Carnaby’s University Basketball League (UBL) Alumni and VIP Function.
Enjoy an exclusive alumni pre-game event which includes special guest speakers. Network with fellow alumni over canapes and drinks and enjoy back-to-back games as the Carnaby’s compete.

In 2024 our speakers included Jesse Wagstaff, Curtin alumni and professional basketball player for the Perth Wildcats and Ben Popham, former student and Australian Paralympic swimmer.

Volunteer at Curtin Open Day or Graduation Ceremonies

Dates and Locations

Eligibility

Volunteer at Curtin Open Day or Graduation Ceremonies

Dates and Locations

Eligibility