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Outstanding Alumni Awards


Nominations for the 2019 Outstanding Alumni of the Year Awards are now closed.

Thank you to those who have submitted a 2019 nomination. The Outstanding Alumni Awards are an annual awards program that honours, acknowledges and celebrates USC graduates who have achieved significantly in their field of expertise since graduating. Nominations are generally open each year between June-August.

Recipients will be officially announced at the Outstanding Alumni Awards evening on Thursday 24 October. Alumni, staff and members of the USC community are welcome to attend this social and inspiring evening. An update on the university is also provided. Invitations will be emailed 4-5 weeks prior.

2019 award categories and Selection criteria*

* All nominees must have first graduated from USC at least two years ago (2017 Graduation or earlier).

Outstanding Alumnus of the Year
  • Demonstrated and sustained excellence in their field (professional, academic, research or community)
  • Demonstrated leadership and innovation
  • Evidence of contribution to and recognition by their profession or community at a local, national or international level.
Regional achievement
  • Evidence of contribution to the broader Sunshine Coast region and/or another regional community, which includes:
  • Demonstrated success in their field (professional, academic, research or community)
  • Leadership in their field or community
  • Supporting the development of the regional community and/or economy
Rising star
  • Aged 35 years or less on the due date of the nomination
  • Demonstrated success in their field (professional, academic, research or community)
  • Evidence of career and/or personal development activities
  • Future goals and their potential impact
Nomination process

Before submitting a nomination, please read the Nomination Guidelines and review Past recipients.

To submit a nomination, complete the Nomination form with relevant documentation.

2019 nominations closed on Monday 12 August.

For any enquiries contact Anita Edmonds, Manager, Alumni Relations, Email: alumni@usc.edu.au or Tel: + 61 7 5459 4564.

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