Deakin Alumni Community Awards 2014

Deakin's Alumni Community Awards, recognise, acknowledge and promote prominent Alumni around the world who have achieved outstanding success in their professional and community service or have made a significant contribution towards Deakin University's strategic initiatives.

Award categories

There are four Alumni Awards categories:

Alumni of the Year Award
Open to any Deakin alumni member, aged 30 years or over (at the time of nomination), who has consistently demonstrated outstanding success in their professional and/or community endeavours, based on:

* Exceptional achievement in their professional or community field of endeavour; AND
* The ability to set and achieve standards of excellence in their professional or community field(s) of endeavour.

Young Alumni of the Year Award
Open to any Deakin alumni member, aged under 30 years old (at the time of nomination), who has demonstrated outstanding success in their professional and/or community endeavours based on:

* Outstanding and significant achievement in their professional or community field of endeavour; AND
* The ability to inspire others in their professional or community field of endeavour.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Open to any Deakin alumni member who over the course of their lifetime have built an outstanding and impeccable reputation based on:

* Exceptional and prolonged achievements in their professional field
* Exemplary leadership in their professional endeavours; AND
* Significant contribution to the community.

Alumni Community Service Award 
Open to any Deakin alumni member, who has consistently demonstrated:

* Outstanding volunteer leadership and service to Deakin University, enhancing the affiliations between Deakin's alumni, students and the broader community, and thereby helping to drive core university goals; and/or 
* Significant voluntary contributions, which have led to enduring positive outcomes for the wellbeing of others within their community

Nomination process 2014

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2014 AWARDS ARE NOW CLOSED

Submission of nominations

All completed nominations must be submitted to the Deakin University Central Alumni Office by 5pm (AEST) Monday 30 June 2014.

Nominations will only be accepted by email.

Awards presentation

Award recipients will be honoured at the annual Deakin Alumni Community Awards Gala Dinner to be held on 21 October 2014 at Zinc, Federation Square Melbourne Victoria.

Past Winners

Award winners 2011-2012

Award Winners 2013


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