Dean's Student Leadership Awards

The Arts & Social Sciences Dean's Student Leadership Awards recognise students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership which has contributed significantly to the University and broader community over the past year.

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

Global Impact Leadership

In recognition of students who have made an outstanding contribution to the national or international community or have contributed to positive social change through participation in programs or activities aimed at addressing global challenges

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 for the 2017 Dean’s Student Leadership Awards are now closed. 

The program is open to Undergraduate, Postgraduate Coursework and Research students who are currently enrolled in an Arts & Social Sciences program. Students may be nominated in one of four categories and each award has a $1,000 prize.

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 (02) 9385 8239 or via email at arts.external.relations@unsw.edu.au.