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.
Research awards and prizes
Timelines for undergraduate and postgraduate student awards
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:
Thursday, 22 December 2016
Faculties to forward applications/nominations for the following awards to the Secretary, Student Prizes and Awards Committee:
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Thesis Examination Subcommittee to forward recommendations for the following award to the Secretary, Student Prizes and Awards Committee:
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.
If you require further information you can contact:
Secretary, Student Prizes and Awards Subcommittee
Manager, Graduations, Events and Client Services
Division of Student Administration
Melbourne Burwood Campus