2011 Alumni Awards

Image of the Hon Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore MP with recent graduates

The University of Sydney's Alumni Awards program recognises the outstanding achievements of alumni in community services and professional fields. This is a unique opportunity to honour those in our community whose extraordinary contributions often go unrecognised.

This year the University has expanded the awards to recognise PhD and masters by coursework students who completed their degree in 2010. See below for the Award categories.

Nominations close on 29 April 2011. Please see the 'Related information' panel for submission guidlines and to start your nomination.


Convocation Medal
Awarded to a person who, in the preceding year, completed the requirements for a bachelor’s degree, and who has achieved a high standard of academic proficiency and contributed to the diverse life of the University.

Edmund Barton Medal for masters by coursework
The Edmund Barton Medal is awarded to a person who, in the preceding year, completed the requirements for a masters by coursework degree, and who has achieved a high standard of academic proficiency and contributed to the diverse life of the University.

PhD Medal
The PhD Medal is awarded to a person who, in the preceding year, completed the requirements for a PhD, and who has achieved a high standard of academic proficiency and contributed to the diverse life of the University.

Alumni Award for Community Achievement
Recognises the personal contributions that alumni have made to the enrichment of Australian society through their community service.

Alumni Award for International Achievement
Recognises the personal contributions that alumni who reside overseas have made to the enrichment of international society through their community or professional service.

Alumni Award for Professional Achievement
Recognises outstanding achievements of alumni in their professional field.

Young Alumni Award for Achievement
Recognises outstanding achievements made by alumni aged 30 and younger (as at 29 April 2010) to the University, local, Australian or international communities.