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Medals and with Distinction

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.

Medals and Awards with Distinction Schedule - Criteria 3.1 - 3.4

Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculation Schedule - Criteria 3.4 Calculation of GPA for Medals and for with Distinction

*When does this take place for graduands, and what happens next?

Final Semester Faculty Assessment My eQuals digital graduation
document/s update
Print testamur & medal
supplied via mail/courier
S1 2021 late July 2021
mid Aug 2021
mid Sep 2021
early Aug 2021
late Aug 2021
late Sep 2021
early– 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
 University Medal  No  Yes  No
 Faculty Medal  No  Yes  No
 with Distinction (undergraduate program)  Yes  Yes  Yes
 with Distinction (postgraduate program)  Yes  Yes  Yes