Medals and with Distinction
If you've recently completed the final semester of your academic program, and have received your Congratulations Graduand! email, you could also be eligible for a medal or with Distinction.
Your Faculty will automatically assess your eligibility, and you will be notified by the Graduations Office at the *appropriate time (see table below).
University Medals, the University's most prestigious award, are awarded to a small number of graduates whose academic performance in the graded courses of the program studied has been consistently of the highest order, and who have displayed high levels of independent and critical thought, and effective communication.
Faculty Medals are awarded to graduates whose academic performance in the graded courses of the program studied has been consistently of the highest order, and who have displayed high levels of independent and critical thought and effective communication.
Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculation Schedule - Criteria 3.4 Calculation of GPA for Medals and for with Distinction
Medals and Awards with Distinction Schedule - Criteria 3.1 - 3.4
*When does this take place for graduands, and what happens next?
|Final Semester||Faculty Assessment||My eQuals digital graduation
|Print testamur & medal
supplied via mail/courier
|S3 2020||mid Apr 2021
||early May 2021
||mid May 2021|
|S1 2021||late July 2021
mid Aug 2021
mid Sep 2021
|early Aug 2021
late Aug 2021
late Sep 2021
|mid Sep – mid Oct 2021|
Where is your medal or with Distinction recorded on your official graduation documents?
|Recognition||Official Academic Transcript||Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS)||Testamur|
|with Distinction (undergraduate program)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|with Distinction (postgraduate program)||Yes||Yes||Yes|