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Southern Cross University Student Awards

My Uni, My Story — Jennifer Crowhurst

View video transcript of Jennifer’s story.

The Southern Cross University Student Awards, recognise the non-academic achievements and contributions of Southern Cross University students each year. In 2019 we mark the 11th year of these important student awards. The Southern Cross University Student Awards are endorsed by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Adam Shoemaker and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students) Professor Nan Bahr.

The 2018/19 Southern Cross University Student Awards presentations were held at the Gold Coast campus on Wednesday 6 November 2019. It was a great night to celebrate the amazing sporting and student life achievements of our students.

Congratulations to the following student award winners:

Contribution to Campus Award
In recognition of a student (or group of students) who has demonstrated outstanding leadership through a significant contribution to enhancing the student experience at Southern Cross University.
Winners - Sally Gregory, Dr Philosophy and Dee D Sier, Bachelor of Psychological Science

Environmental Champion Award
In recognition of a student (or team of students) who has demonstrated excellence, leadership and/or innovation in sustainability. This award celebrates the work of students who are leading the way in making Southern Cross University and its community’s places where people and nature thrive.
Winner - Stefhan Dwyer, Bachelor of Marine Science and Management

Community Champion Award
In recognition of a student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in a collaborative process connecting the university with communities in an exchange of knowledge, expertise and experience. Community engagement for this award involves responding to identified needs and working in partnership to build capacity.
Winner – Sherwin Latosa, Master of Social Work, (Professional Qualifying)

Excellence in The Arts Award
In recognition of a student (or group of students) who has made an outstanding contribution to the creative and performing arts at Southern Cross University.
Winner – Tom Mwanza, Bachelor of Music

UniMentor of the Year Award
The UniMentor Award is in recognition of a student who goes above and beyond to create a positive impact on the retention of new students to Southern Cross University through the UniMentor program.
Winner – Jayne Tayler, Bachelor of Laws

Leadership Award
In recognition of a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership through a significant contribution to enhancing the student experience, fostering positive change or engagement with communities that led to meaningful knowledge transfer.
Winner - Sherwin Latosa, Master of Social Work, (Professional Qualifying)

Sports Blues Awards Winners
Danielle McKenzie - OCEAN SKI RACING
Isaiah Koopsman - TRIATHLON
Bryce Watson - SURFING

Sports Team of the Year Award
In recognition of a team of students who have demonstrated exceptional sportsperson ship and gone above and beyond to contribute to the success of their sport.
Winner – 2019 Women’s Futsal Team with team members Tina-Lee Miles-Ward, Britt Hargreaves, Zoe Macris, Jessica Maynard, Jennifer Peisley, Eloise Fryer, Chelsea Mangan, Neesa Doyle, Kristy Bloomfield, Alexandra Dooley, Kimberley Waite, Mariel Hecher, Courtney Jameson and Zoe Bertuzzi

Sportsperson of the Year Award
In recognition of a student who has demonstrated exceptional sportsperson ship and gone above and beyond to contribute to the success of his or her sport, a Southern Cross University sporting club or a community event or club.
Joint winners – Moesha Johnson, Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Britt Hargreaves, Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education

Congratulations to all student award winners and shortlisted nominees!

For more information on the student awards contact the Student Awards team via email: studentawards@scu.edu.au.

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