Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment

School of Architecture and Built Environment

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a+b student awards

One of the most significant events in the a+b calendar, the School of Architecture and Built Environment Awards Night, is held annually in May. 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 listed below.

The awards include a variety of monetary prizes, placement opportunities and gift vouchers. Visit the Deakin Student Handbook for further information in regard to these prizes and awards. The 2013 award winners and sponsors are pictured below.

2013 Students and Sponsors

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 Prize
Awarded 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 Prize
An 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 (CIOBA) 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.

Coffey Projects Prize
Three prizes are awarded to the highest achiever in the each of first, second and third years of the Construction Management degree.

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.

National Trust of Australia (Geelong and Regional Branch) Heritage Award
Two awards of are made annually to students studying at either undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) level in the School of Architecture and Built Environment and who are judged as promoting the value and importance of heritage as part of the built environment.

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

Peddle Thorp Prize
Awarded 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 Award
Awarded 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.

 

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

26th March 2014