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Alumni Awards

Alumni AwardsIt is with great pleasure that we announce that nominations for the 2016 Alumni Awards are now open, please help us celebrate the greatness of our graduates.

The annual Alumni Awards honour the exceptional achievement of our graduates; those who are established in their careers and those just getting started. There are two important parts to the Alumni Awards program:

Graduate Medals – which represent an important part of the history of the University and provide faculties with an opportunity to showcase their exceptional students and encourage new alumni to remain connected to the University. They are open to those who complete their studies or have graduated in 2016. There are six Graduate Medals available to reflect the breadth of skill at the university.

  • Convocation Medal, for undergraduate achievement
  • Edmund Barton Medal, for master’s by coursework achievement
  • John C Harsanyi Medal, for international student achievement
  • Nigel C Barker Medal, for academic and sporting achievement
  • Rita and John Cornforth Medal, for PhD achievement
  • Sister Alison Bush Medal, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander achievement

Alumni Achievement Awards – these awards recognise more established graduates and in 2016 we added to the existing award categories to ensure they had a whole of university scope. The award categories are:

  • Alumni Award for Cultural Contribution
  • Alumni Award for Service to Humanity
  • Alumni Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Alumni Award for International Achievement
  • Alumni Award for Professional Achievement
  • Outstanding achievements of Young Alumni Award (for graduates under 35 years at close of nominations)

Nominate Now

Please spread the word through your faculties and nominate and outstanding graduate today. We’d be most pleased to answer any enquiries you may have the awards. All details are available on the University's Alumni Awards page.

Nominations close Monday 28 November with winners announced at a presentation ceremony on Thursday 27 April.