Outstanding Alumni Awards - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Outstanding Alumni Awards

Each year the Outstanding Alumni Awards program acknowledges and celebrates USC graduates who have achieved significantly in their field of expertise since graduating, recognising them for the impact they have had at a local, national and sometimes international level.

Nominations are now closed for the 2021 Outstanding Alumni Awards.

Award Categories

Note: All 2021 nominees must have officially graduated from their first USC degree at least two years ago (2019 Graduation ceremony or earlier).

Outstanding Alumnus of the Year
  • Demonstrated excellence in their field (professional, academic, research or community)
  • Demonstrated leadership and innovation
  • Evidence of contribution to and recognition by their profession or community at a local, national or international level.
Alumnus of the Year, Regional Achievement
  • Evidence of contribution to the broader Sunshine Coast region and/or another regional community, which includes:
    • Demonstrated success in their field (professional, academic, research or community)
    • Leadership in their field or community
    • Supporting the development of the regional community and/or economy
Alumnus of the Year, Rising Star
  • Aged 35 years or less on the due date of the nomination
  • Demonstrated success in their field (professional, academic, research or community)
  • Evidence of career and/or personal development activities
  • The nominee's future goals and their potential impact

Make a nomination

  • It is a requirement that you read the Nomination guidelines, which includes the terms and conditions, before submitting a nomination.
  • We also recommend you review past recipients for their achievements.
  • To submit a nomination, complete the Nomination form with relevant documentation.

For any enquiries contact Anita Edmonds, Manager, Alumni Relations via Email alumni@usc.edu.au or Tel: +61 7 5459 4564.

Enjoy this short video of the 2020 award recipients...