In 2023, Engagement Australia continues to recognize excellence in engagement through the Engagement Australia Excellence Awards. These awards identify and celebrate the most exciting and impactful engagement activities undertaken by Australian and New Zealand Universities
Award for Excellence in Community Engagement
Recognising outstanding collaborations between tertiary education and communities for societal benefit. Emphasis is placed on partnerships that engage rural, regional, urban, disadvantaged or marginalised groups within Australia and New Zealand.
Award for Excellence in Indigenous Engagement
Recognising outstanding collaborations between tertiary education and Indigenous communities in Australia, New Zealand and beyond, that directly reduce disadvantage, and empower and give voice to First Nations peoples.
Award for Excellence in Industry Engagement
Recognising outstanding collaborations of mutual benefit between tertiary education and industry that enhances the quality and impact of tertiary education.
Award for Outstanding Engagement for Student Learning
Recognising partnerships and engagement practices that enhance the quality of learning and teaching in tertiary education and outcomes for students.
Award for Outstanding Engagement for Research Impact
Recognising excellence in research that makes a substantial difference to the community, or Australian or New Zealand prosperity, undertaken jointly by researchers in tertiary education institutes and partners in community, business or industry contexts
Award for Excellence in Student and/or Alumni Engagement
Recognising outstanding programs that improve student and/or alumni engagement and enhance the quality and impact of tertiary education.
Award for Excellence in International Engagement
Recognising outstanding international collaborations that raise the profile of tertiary education and make a substantial difference to communities both overseas and in Australia and New Zealand.
Award for Outstanding Leadership in Engagement
Recognising an individual who has made notable contributions to engagement above and beyond that expected for their role, resulting in sustained partnerships for longer term impact.
Download the Application Guidelines
Applications open 5th June 2023
Applications close 5pm AEST 7th August 2023