Academic Awards

group shot of award winners


Each year the School of Law presents Academic Awards to acknowledge high achieving students. Winners are notified by mail in March and the Awards are presented at a function held in April/May. These awards are for the previous year of study.

Students are eligible for Academic Awards in the following units of study:
*awards are subject to change without notification

  • Supreme Court Prize
    for the top student completing the Deakin University Bachelor of Laws degree in the previous year.

  • Alan Missen Foundation Prize
    for the best student essay in Legal Principles and Skills.

  • Arnold Bloch Leibler Prize
    for the best Deakin University law student in Taxation.

  • Ashurst Australia Prize
    for the best student in Contract.

  • Australian Institute of Administrative Law Prize
    for the best student essay in Administrative Law.

  • Australian Taxation Office Prize
    for the best Bachelor of Commerce student in Principles of Income Tax and Business Tax Law.
  • Clayton Utz Prize
    for the best student in Property.
    for the best student in Torts.

  • Coulter Roache Prize
    for the best student in Corporate Law.
    for the best student in Workplace Law.

  • Davies Collison Cave Solicitors Prize
    for the best student in Intellectual Property.

  • Geelong Law Association Prize
    for the best student in Constitutional Law.

  • Harwood Andrews Prize
    for the best student in Commercial Law.

  • Herbert Geer Prize
    for the best student in Competition Law and Policy.
    for the best student in Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts.

  • Kennedy Partners Prize
    for the best student in Family Law.

  • LBW Chartered Accountants Prize
    for the best student in Business Tax Law.

  • Moore Stephens Prize
    for the best student in Principles of Income Tax Law.
  • Thomson Reuters Prize
    for the best student in Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
    for the best student in Legal Practice and Ethics.

  • Transport Accident Commission Prize
    for the best student in Administrative Law.

  • Victorian Society for Computers and the Law Prize
    for the best student in Law and the Internet.
    for the best student in Electronic Crime.

  • WorkSafe Victoria Prize
    for the best student in Personal Injuries Compensation Schemes.

View the 2012 Academic Award winners.


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