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 - see Criteria 3.4 Calculation of GPA for Medals and for with Distinction
Medals and Awards with Distinction Schedule - see Criteria 3.1 - 3.4
*When does this take place for graduands, and what happens next?
|Final Semester||Faculty Assessment|| Notification communication
My eQuals digital graduation document/s update
|S1 2020||mid-late Aug 2020||late Aug 2020|
|S2 2020||late Nov 2020
late Feb 2021
|early Dec 2020
early Mar 2021
|S3 2020||mid Mar 2021
||early April 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|