Awards Ceremony 2017

UNSW Business School

2017 Awards Ceremony

  • Overview
  • Event details
  • Recipients
  • Past events
  • FAQs

The UNSW Business School Awards Ceremony is one of the most prestigious events on our annual calendar. It’s a night where we gather to celebrate the academic achievements of our most talented students and the generosity of donors who help make those accomplishments possible.

The Awards Ceremony recognises the impact of our donors’ contributions and honours the success of our brightest minds.
Congratulations to all our Prize and Scholarship recipients. You will receive an invitation via email to the Awards Ceremony mid-April.

  • Wednesday 7th June, 2017
  • The John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington

The Awards Ceremony recognises the impact of our donors’ contributions and honours the success of our brightest minds.
Congratulations to all our Prize and Scholarship recipients. You will receive an invitation via email to the Awards Ceremony mid-April.

Undergraduate Prizes

    Accounting

  • The Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Prize - 1st Year | Jennifer Liu
  • The Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Prize - 2nd Year | Suneel Tewari
  • The Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Prize - 3rd Year | Yongxin Feng
  • The CPA Australia Prize for Year 1 | Aflah Tasnim
  • The CPA Australia Prize for Year 2 | Yuk Toi Chris Chan
  • The CPA Australia Prize for Year 3 | Ellen Law
  • The Financial Management Association of Australia Prize in Accounting | Sabrina Xu
  • Banking & Finance

  • The AIG Prize in Actuarial Studies | Andy Bao
  • The AIG Prize in Banking & Finance | Anton Kryltsov
  • The Deutsche Bank Prize in Options, Futures and Risk Management | Estella Yin Yin Yao
  • The Financial Management Association of Australia Prize in Banking and Finance | Jianheng Zhu
  • Economics

  • The Australian Finance Conference Prize | Isabel Sarah Cowan Hartstein
  • The Productivity Comission Prize | Dana Carla Dela Cruz
  • Information Systems, Technology and Management

  • The Professor M Weinstock Memorial Prize - Honours | Marina Boutros
  • Management

  • The Julia Moore Prize in Industrial Relations | Renee Yee-Wah Lee
  • The Terrance Muldoon Memorial Prize | Janani Kularajah
  • Risk & Actuarial Studies

  • The Actuaries Institute Prize | Jack Dajie Jiang
  • The Deloitte Actuaries & Consultants Prize | Samuel Harishan Thirurajah
  • The E S Wolfenden Memorial Prize | Mark Gary Lavender
  • The Insureware Prize | Kane Hausfeld
  • The KPMG Acturial Prize in Data Analytics | Kane Hausfeld
  • The UniSuper Prize | Zhongwei Wang
  • The Willis Towers Watson Prize | Guanting Liu
  • Centre for Social Impact

  • The Lusthaus Prize in Creating Social Change from Innovation to Impact - S1 | Charlotte Coleman
  • The Lusthaus Prize in Creating Social Change from Innovation to Impact - S2 | Adam Hegedus
Undergraduate Awards and Scholarships
  • The FMAA All Rounder Award in Business | Lucy Zhao
Postgraduate Prizes

    Accounting

  • The CPA Australia Corporate Accounting Prize | Wenjiao Xu
  • Banking & Finance

  • The FPA Prize in Financial Planning | Daniel Beebe
  • The FINSIA Prize in Financial Markets and Institutions | Lissette Paola Perez Montoya
  • Information Systems, Technology & Management

  • The Professor M Weinstock Memorial Prize - PhD | Wenlin Chen
  • Marketing

  • The Peter D Walker Prize in Marketing | Christopher Allan Ordog
  • Risk & Actuarial Studies

  • The Finity Consulting Prize | Kevin Krahe
  • Taxation and Business Law

  • The CPA Australia (NSW Division) Prize | Cindy Cin Yee Chan
  • The Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Prize | Elizabeth Eileen Jaspers
  • Research

  • The Anton Mischewski Design for Social Innovation Prize | Priscilla Brice
  • The Anton Mischewski Design for Social Innovation Prize | David Peiris
  • The Anton Mischewski Design for Social Innovation Prize | Nina Stott
  • The Anton Mischewski Design for Social Innovation Prize | Karin Waldmann
Who is invited to attend?

This prestigious event is by invitation only.

Recipients of Awards, Scholarships and Prizes are invited to attend the ceremony to formally accept their prize and certificate.

Recipients are invited to bring with them up to two guests to attend the ceremony. If you wish to invite more than two guests, please contact us upon receiving your invitation. Seats are limited and extra tickets will be confirmed three days prior to the ceremony.

Sponsors and donors who have donated these awards, prizes and scholarships will be presenting these awards. In the absence of a sponsor representative or donor due to unforeseen circumstances, senior Business School staff will be in attendance to present your award.

When will I receive my invitation to attend?

Invitations are generally sent two months prior to the ceremony. To ensure that you receive this invitation, please ensure that your current mailing address and email is up to date with the University. Please keep your contact details up to date on myUNSW.

Is my attendance required?

This is an important event where your attendance is expected.

Many of our donors and sponsors make a special effort to attend, and award recipients will have the opportunity to meet with the donor or sponsor of their award after the ceremony.

If you have a special circumstance which prevents you from attending, please contact us upon receiving your invitation so that we can make alternate arrangements.

What happens on the night of the ceremony?

5:30pm – Arrival and registration

6:00pm – Essential pre-ceremony briefing for award recipients and donors

6:30pm – Award Ceremony presentations

8:15 – 9:00pm – Refreshments and canapes served

Why is it compulsory to attend the pre-ceremony briefing?

The pre-ceremony briefing will provide you with all the necessary information on how to accept your award. It is important when accepting your award to follow and understand the protocols to avoid any confusion on the night.

Attending the briefing will also ensure that the ceremony runs as smoothly as possible and on time. If you are not at this briefing on time, you may be unable to receive your award on the night.

What happens during registration?

All award recipients must register and collect their name badge and other essential details pertaining to the evening upon arrival.

Award recipients will be ushered into Leighton Hall first to be seated in their allocated seat at least 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony, ready for the compulsory briefing.

We strongly recommend winners receiving awards on the night to arrive at least one hour prior to the ceremony.

Will my guests be seated with me at the ceremony?

Unfortunately, your guests will not be able to sit with you on the night. All award recipients and donors will be provided with allocated seating close to the stage.

Guest seating is unreserved. If your guests require special seating, e.g. wheelchair access or similar, you must notify the Event Coordinator as soon as possible when you RSVP.

Where can I access photos from the ceremony?

A professional photographer will be at the ceremony taking individual and/or photos of all award recipients with their donor. These will be uploaded onto the Business School’s facebook page post-event.

How do I receive payment for my prize?

All prize payments are made via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) directly into your bank account.

You will be contacted by the UNSW Business School soon after the awards ceremony to provide your bank details. Payment should be received within one month.

Venue, location and transport

The ceremony is held in Leighton Hall in the John Niland Scientia Building - UNSW Map reference G19

Limited metered parking is available on campus. The closest parking station is from Botany Street entrance - UNSW Map reference H24

Public transport options include:

  • Express bus Route 891 runs from Central Station to High St UNSW during semester, from 7.30am to 2.00pm, with return services from 12.10pm to 7.10pm.
  • 400 - Burwood to Bondi Junction via Mascot and Sydney International Airport
  • 370 - Leichhardt to Coogee via Glebe, Sydney University, Newtown and Rosebery
  • 348 - Wolli Creek to Bondi Junction
  • 357 - Sydenham Station to Bondi Junction via Mascot, Rosebery and Kingsford (limited service)
  • Anzac Parade services

Service and timetable information can be access vis the Transport or the Transport Info line on 131 500 or www.131500.com.au