In fields as diverse as the arts, sciences, humanities, linguistics, and mathematics, Flinders alumni are making significant contributions in the local, national and international environment.

Our prominent alumni include South Australia's top arts administrator, an Australian Football League (AFL) coach, a NASA Astronaut, an Oscar nominated Director, a Fields Medallist, and an international humanitarian aid worker, just to name a few.

Here we showcase just some of our prominent alumni including:

  • Matt Johnson
    BEc 2000
    Deputy Agent General, Government of South Australia


  • Rod Brooks
    BSc (Hons) 1976 MSc 1978
    Director, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT

  • Scott Hicks
    BA (Hons) 1975 Hon DLitt 1997
    Director, writer, producer

  • Mamoru Mohri AM
    PhD 1976 DUniv 1991
    Director, Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Tokyo

  • Anne Morris
    DipNgSt 1987 BNg 1988 MPHC 2001
    International humanitarian aid worker

  • David Nunan
    PhD 1984Chair, Professor of Applied Linguistics and Director the English Centre at the University of Hong Kong; President, Anaheim University, and Dean, Graduate School of Education

  • Terry Tao
    BSc (Hons) 1991 MSc 1992
    Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)