Gold Coast Student Excellence Awards

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

Award Categories

Nominations are assessed by a panel comprised of two Study Gold Coast staff members and a representative from the Student Advisory Board.

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

 

EXCELLENCE IN ENHANCING OUR COMMUNITIES

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

EXCELLENCE IN PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

Recognises a Gold Coast student who has consistently engaged in initiatives or programs that actively support or promote the awareness of sustainable practices and protecting our beautiful environment.

EXCELLENCE IN CHAMPIONING DIVERSITY

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

EXCELLENCE IN PEER TO PEER SUPPORT

Recognises a Gold Coast student who has consistently given their time in areas of mental health & well-being, academic support or similar towards their fellow students. 

EXCELLENCE IN FOSTERING CREATIVE ARTS

Recognises a Gold Coast student who has mastered a particular art form and made a significant contribution to our vibrant arts community on the Gold Coast. 

Excellence in promotion 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...