Faculty of Science Alumni Achievement Awards

Nominations now open!

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Science Alumni Achievement Awards honour some of Australia’s foremost thinkers and brightest achievers by recognising and celebrating how their exceptional contributions, innovation and generosity of spirit have enriched the lives of others. You are invited to nominate a friend, family member, colleague, community leader - any University of Sydney Science, Veterinary Science or Agriculture graduate you believe should be honoured as part of the 2018 Alumni Achievement Awards program. Whether they have just graduated and already have an extraordinary record of achievement and community contribution, or are at any point along a stellar career path and making a difference in the lives of others, this is your opportunity to recognise them in one of six categories -
  • Alumni Award for Cultural Contribution
  • Alumni Award for Service to Humanity (may include activities such as volunteering, philanthropy and services that improve or enrich the lives of humans and animals)
  • Alumni Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Alumni Award for International Achievement
  • Alumni Award for Professional Achievement
  • Outstanding achievements of Young Alumni

2018 Faculty of Science Alumni Award winners with be honoured at a ceremony in the Great Hall on Tuesday 31 July.

How To Nominate

Click here to submit a nomination!

Guidance for Alumni Achievement Awards

Please find below some further guidance for the Alumni Achievement Awards to assist you in the nomination process. The below are not exhaustive examples of the types of activities which fall under the categories.

“Cultural Contribution” may include creative arts and literature, elements of design and architecture, cultural education, contribution of, or to, other cultures or the understanding of them.

“Service to Humanity” may include activities such as, volunteering, philanthropy and service to community.

“Innovation and Entrepreneurship” may include sustainability and technology, elements of design and architecture and creative new ideas for industry.

“International Achievement” includes achievements on the world stage. This could be either a one off significant impact or an ongoing contribution. This could include both professional and community achievements.

“Professional Achievement” may include alumni who achieve in industry, professional, and research sectors. This category is very wide in recognising achievements from an individual’s profession.

“Young Alumni” has a broad scope, and recognises what younger alumni have achieved in their shorter career span. Note the age limit has increased from 30 to 35 at close of entries.

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