Graduations & prizes


The AGSM @ UNSW Business School attach great importance to your graduation as it represents a celebration of your academic achievement, and your commitment to developing your career.

We view your graduation as the beginning of a rich and rewarding partnership which will provide the mutual benefits and support that a commitment to lifelong learning inspires. For information on graduation deadlines, ceremony dates and what happens at the ceremony please visit UNSW Graduation.


The following prizes are awarded to students in the AGSM MBA (Executive) Program

AGSM MBA (Executive)

The AGSM MBA Director's Prize for the MBA (Executive)
This prize is awarded to the top two performers across the capstone year of the MBA (Executive) program.

Lonergan Research Prize in Residentials
This prize is awarded to the best performing female student progressing into the capstone year in the MBA (Executive) program.


MBA Integritas Award
This award is the AGSM MBA Program’s most prestigious award for students who have completed the full-time AGSM MBA program. The award recognises those students who have demonstrated leadership, honesty, integrity and the value of collegiality over competition and have through their actions, made a significant contribution to the learning experience of fellow students and the broader community of the Business School and the AGSM MBA Programs Program. This is awarded by the Integritas Committee

Ariel Prize
This prize is awarded to the student within the full-time AGSM MBA Program for the best performance throughout their AGSM MBA, and who is over 35 years old at the time of program completion

The Lonergan Research Prize
This prize is awarded to a student within the full-time AGSM MBA Program for the best performance in each of the following core courses:

  • Data Analysis
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Strategy


MBAX Prize

The prize is awarded to the top student in the capstone course for each specialisation in the MBA (Specialised) program.