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 the 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.
These are the periods when Medals and with Distinctions are assessed for graduands:
|Final Semester||Faculty Assessment of eligibility||Notification & updated digital transcript & AHEGS issued||Digital testamur issued
||Print testamur & medal supplied via mail/courier|
|S1 2022||late July
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|