Dean's Student Leadership Awards

Dean's Student Leadership Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Arts & Social Sciences Dean's Student Leadership Awards.

The Awards recognise students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership which has contributed significantly to the University and broader community over the past year. The program is open to Undergraduate, Postgraduate Coursework and Higher Degree Research students who may be nominated in one of the following four categories:

Academic Excellence Leadership

In recognition of students who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship in their area of study, contributed significantly to academic life on campus and/or has represented UNSW Arts & Social Sciences in an academic capacity.

Social Engagement Leadership

In recognition of students who have demonstrated outstanding Social Engagement leadership through contributions such as creating a just society, contributing to a Grand Challenge, participating in a research project or knowledge exchange which has positively impacted a community or UNSW network.

Global Impact Leadership

In recognition of students who have made an outstanding contribution to a global development program or activity aimed at improving the lives of marginalised and disadvantaged communities.

People & Culture Leadership

In recognition of students who have made an outstanding contribution to university culture or campus life by actively participating or leading projects, creative performances, societies or clubs. Where initiatives promote a supportive culture, that embraces change and continuous improvement for diversity and inclusion.

Nominations

Both staff and students may nominate a current Arts & Social Sciences student for the Dean’s Student Leadership Awards using the following forms. Students may also self-nominate with the endorsement of a current staff member.

Before completing the nomination form, please ensure you have read the Dean’s Student Leadership Awards Guidelines (PDF) [201 Kb].

Staff nominations

Students can be nominated by a current Arts & Social Sciences academic or professional staff member

Deans Student Leadership Awards - Nomination Form For Staff Nominators

Student Nominations

Students can nominate fellow students but require the endorsement of a current Arts & Social Sciences staff member

Deans Student Leadership Awards - Nomination Form For Student Nominators

Self-nomination

Students can nominate themselves but require the endorsement of a current Arts & Social Sciences staff member. Please use the self-nomination form for student nominators.

Nominations close at 5pm on Wednesday 24 October 2018.

Awards ceremony 

All nominees and nominators will be invited to an Awards ceremony on the afternoon of Thursday 22 November where the winners will be announced. Each Category has a cash prize of $1,000 and Certificate of Award.

Eligibility criteria

  1. Nominees must be enrolled in an Arts & Social Sciences single or dual degree (irrespective of administrative Faculty program owner).
  2. Nominees can be full time or part time, and can be from any of the three academic cohorts, Undergraduate, Postgraduate Coursework and Higher Degree Research.
  3. Nominees can be nominated in one category only.
  4. Nominees must be in good academic standing.
  5. Nominees can be nominated for activities from the previous or current academic year.
  6. Nominations will only be accepted once for a particular activity the student is being nominated for.

Contact

Please direct any enquiries to arts.external.relations@unsw.edu.au.