Alumni Awards

Our alumni are empowered with the knowledge, professional experience and ethical practice needed to excel. They are now a community of 100,000 people making a difference in their communities across the world.

We’re proud to celebrate the achievements of our alumni. So in 2015 we launched our inaugural Alumni Awards, highlighting the contribution our alumni make to the community.

Nominations now open

Nominations close on Friday, 31 May 2019.

Australian Catholic University Alumni Awards ceremony will be held in November at our Melbourne campus.

If you have any questions regarding the ACU Alumni Awards please email alumni@acu.edu.au or call +61 3 9953 3666

 

Nomination for Alumni Awards 2019

Recognises an alumnus who has made an outstanding contribution to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and made a difference in strengthening cultural connections respecting traditional rights, values and cultural heritage. This category is open to all ACU graduates and projects that are making a difference.

Nominees for this award must demonstrate evidence of attributes that are aligned with the ACU University Mission and include being ethical in their behaviour, with a developed critical habit of mind, an appreciation of the sacred in life and a commitment to serving the common good. Nominees must comply with all of the following eligibility and selection criteria: 

  • Australian and international graduates of ACU and predecessor institutions are eligible for this award.
  • Demonstrated significant contribution to the enrichment and benefit of the community.

Recognises an outstanding Alumni who has made a significant contribution to the wellbeing of others through community and humanitarian service. Nominees for this award must demonstrate evidence of attributes that are aligned with the ACU.

University Mission and include being ethical in their behaviour, with a developed critical habit of mind, an appreciation of the sacred in life and a commitment to serving the common good. Nominees must comply with all of the following eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian and international graduates of ACU and predecessor institutions are eligible for this award.
  • Demonstrated significant contribution to the enrichment and benefit of the community. 
  • Demonstrated acts that reflect a selflessness in response to challenges that face the community 
  • The Community Engagement Award recognises those who have been instrumental in making a difference to the wellbeing of others through community and humanitarian service either in a domestic or international setting.

Recognises and honours the outstanding achievements of an international member of the ACU alumni community who has  realised distinction in their chosen professional field or within the  international or Australian community. Nominees for this award must demonstrate  evidence of attributes that are aligned with the ACU University Mission and  include being ethical in their behaviour, with a developed  critical habit of mind, an appreciation of the sacred in life and a commitment  to serving the common good. Nominees must comply with all of the  following eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian and international graduates of ACU and predecessor  institutions are eligible for this award.
  • Demonstrated significant contribution to the international or Australian  community and a focus on innovation and leadership.

Recognises a young Alumni (35 years or younger at the time of nomination) whose early accomplishments since graduation have led to a high level of achievement in their professional field or community engagement. Nominees for this award must demonstrate evidence of attributes that are aligned with the ACU University Mission and include being ethical in their behaviour, with a developed critical habit of mind, an appreciation of the sacred in life and a commitment to serving the common good. Nominees must comply with all of the following eligibility and selection criteria: 

  • Be aged 35 or under at the time of nomination.
  • Australian and international graduates of ACU and predecessor institutions are eligible for this award.
  • Has demonstrated an ongoing high level of achievement in their profession or community service since graduating.

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