Student awards

The School of Architecture and Built Environment acknowledges students for their outstanding academic performance and contribution to the University and community by the awarding of the student prizes and awards.

Held annually, the awards night is a significant event in the a+b calendar. The awards recognise student achievement and acknowledges outstanding academic performance and contribution to the University and community. A variety of monetary prizes, placement opportunities and gift vouchers are awarded. Visit the Deakin Student Handbook for further information in regard to these prizes and awards.

The a+b Journal, a publication that is designed, produced and edited by the School of Architecture and Built Environment students, show casing the years best work is launched annually at the awards night.

2014 award recipients

Winning students and sponsors are pictured above at the 2014 celebrations.

Awards and prizes:

AIB (Victoria) Chapter
Awarded annually to the best student completing the Construction Management degree.

ARBV Professional Practice
Awarded to an outstanding student in the area of Professional Practice, Architecture program.

Arthur Collins Award
Named in honour of Arthur Collins (past staff member of the School of Architecture and Built Environment). Awarded for the best student project submitted by a fourth year Architecture student.

Australian Institute of Architects (McGlashan Everist) Graduate PrizeAwarded to a graduating student in Architecture. The prize recognises the successful balance between design excellence and construction and practice excellence.

Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) Donald Cant PrizeAn award, in honour of Donald Cant is made to the highest achieving student completing the quantity surveying subjects in the Construction Management degree.

Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Undergraduate Award
Awarded to an excellent undergraduate student enrolled in the Construction Management degree.

The Spiire Urban & Landscape Planning Award
An award is made annually to the student who achieves the highest aggregate marks in the unit SRA760 Urban Ecologies.

Ian Fulton Rotary Awards
Named in memory of Ian Fulton (past staff member of the School of Architecture and Built Environment) and is awarded annually by the Geelong Rotary Club. Two awards are given to the top two Construction Management students entering the honours stream with the highest weighted average marks (WAM) based on level 3 units completed.

City of Greater Geelong Landscape Award
One award is e made annually by to the student who achieves the highest aggregate of marks in the unit SRR716 Thesis (Landscape Architecture) for the degree of Master of Landscape Architecture.

Places Victoria Planning Award
One award is made annually to the student who achieves the highest aggregate of marks in the unit SRM781 Managing Change and Innovation.

The Warralily Urban Design Award
One award is made annually to the student who achieves the highest aggregate of marks in the unit SRD764 Urban Design Studio.

Peddle Thorp Award
Award given as encouragement and in recognition of excellence in the final year design unit in the Architecture course.

Peddle Thorp PrizeAwarded to a first year student who completed Year 12 in the previous year on the basis of academic merit in Year 12 as indicated by the ATAR score. (Recipient of the Dean's Scholars Program will not be eligible.

Richard Gibson Award
Award named in honour of Richard Gibson (past staff member of the School of Architecture and Built Environment). Awarded to a third year Architecture student for the best design project.

RICS Prize
Award to the highest performing student completing the Construction Management degree.

Schiavello Prize
Awarded to a student enrolled in the Construction Management degree for initiative in construction management.

Studio 101 Architects AwardAwarded to the student who achieves the highest aggregate marks in the unit SRD264 Architecture Design 2B.

The Cavalier Prize
Awarded annually to the best student in first year design.

Third Ecology Prize
Awarded to the best second year student in the area of ecology and sustainable design. Sponsored by Third Ecology Architects the prize is given to the student who has received top marks in the area of ecologically sustainable design learning (SRT257 Building Environmental Studies).

Victorian Digital Solutions Prize
Awarded to a student in each year level of the Architecture course. Successful applicants will be judged on a non-discipline based selection of work that is presented in an A1 format which is graphically rich in the use of the digital medium and is visually engaging and informative. 

The Wai Shuen Kang Student Award
Awarded to celebrate the life of Ms Wai Shuen Kang to the most outstanding student who contributes to the spirit, learning and career advancement of students in the School of Architecture and Built Environment.

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