2022 Gold Coast Student Excellence Awards

The Gold Coast Student Excellence Awards recognise and acknowledge our outstanding students and the positive impact and contributions they have made within the community and our city. The Awards are presented by Study Gold Coast and are endorsed by the Office of the Mayor of the Gold Coast.

Award winners in each category are awarded $1,000 along with a certificate & a personalised trophy. All award winners automatically become part of the Gold Coast Student Alumni Network.

This year's event will offer attendees a glamorous celebration of student achievement and the end of the academic year with a spectacular party on Friday 11 November 2022, hosted on board The YOT Club, a luxurious floating oasis on the stunning Gold Coast Broadwater with live music by The Baker Boys.

Award Categories

Nominations are assessed by a panel comprising of two Study Gold Coast staff members & a member of the Student Advisory Board.

Award winners in each category are awarded $1,000 along with a certificate & a personalised trophy. Award winners will automatically become part of the Gold Coast Student Alumni Network.

Nominations are now open, closing Sunday 16 October 2022 at 11:30 pm.

Excellence in Enhancing our Communities

Recognises a current Gold Coast student who has consistently demonstrated through work experience, volunteering and/or community engagement to enhance the broader Gold Coast community. 

Excellence in Protecting our Environment

Recognises a current Gold Coast student who has consistently engaged in initiatives or programs that promote sustainable practices or create awareness of the importance of protecting our pristine natural environment.

Excellence in Championing Diversity

Recognises a current Gold Coast student who has advocated for, and championed the values of embracing diversity in its various forms within our community.

Excellence in Peer to Peer Support

Recognises a current Gold Coast student who has consistently given their time to help others in the areas of mental health and well-being, academic support or any other initiative that benefits fellow students.

Excellence in Fostering Creative Arts

Recognises a current Gold Coast student who has mastered a particular art form, instigated an arts-based initiative for community benefit, or made a significant contribution as a champion of our vibrant arts community.

EXCELLENCE IN PROMOTING SPORT AND WELLNESS

Recognises a current Gold Coast student who has contributed their time, skills, and knowledge significantly to sport and wellness in the community. 

 

Highlights from past Gold Coast Student Excellence Awards...