Awards and recognition

The University has a range of student prizes awarded annually. With over 52,000 students at Deakin, securing a prize is an accomplishment that you can definitely be proud of in your time at the University.

The majority of our awards are given for outstanding performance at an academic level and commitment to University life.

Timelines for undergraduate and postgraduate student awards

Timelines

Date

Activity

Friday, 9 December 2016

Applications close for the following awards for students who complete their course during Trimester 3, 2015 or Trimester 1 or 2, 2016:

  • Alfred Deakin Medal
  • Vice-Chancellor's Medal for Outstanding Contribution to University Life
  • Vice-Chancellor's Medal for Recognising Excellence
  • Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Faculties to forward applications/nominations for the following awards to the Secretary, Student Prizes and Awards Committee:

  • Alfred Deakin Medal
  • Vice-Chancellor's Medal for Outstanding Contribution to University Life
  • Vice-Chancellor's Medal for Recognising Excellence
  • Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Thesis Examination Subcommittee to forward recommendations for the following award to the Secretary, Student Prizes and Awards Committee:

  • Alfred Deakin Medal for Doctoral Thesis

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Meeting of the Student Prizes and Awards Committee to determine recommendations for student awards

Friday, 13 January 2017

Forward to Vice Chancellor to consider recommendations for student awards

14-22 February 2017 (Geelong) and   30 March 2017 (Warrnambool)

Awarding of prizes at graduation ceremonies

  • Students who complete their course during Trimester 3, 2016 will be invited to apply in the 2017/18 round of student prizes and awards.
  • Nominations are collated when final results become available at the end of each academic year (i.e. 2017 awards will be made on the basis of academic achievement in 2016).
  • Prize recipients will nominated and invited to submit an application by the University during November each year. Full details of all prizes and timelines for the 2016/2017 year are listed above.

Contact

If you require further information you can contact:

Secretary, Student Prizes and Awards Subcommittee

Belinda Roberts
Manager, Graduations, Events and Client Services
Division of Student Administration
Melbourne Burwood Campus

spas-secretary@deakin.edu.au

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