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CDU Alumni Awards

Celebrating the greatness of our graduates

The Charles Darwin University Alumni Awards program has been designed to showcase the best and brightest graduates who have become trailblazers and leaders, demonstrating excellence throughout their careers, and building on the foundation provided by CDU.

The 2021 CDU Alumni Award winners have been announced!

 

 

Meet our 2021 Alumni Award Winners

 

Awards categories

CDU nursing student Robyn Bennett in the hospital

Alumnus Award for Community Service

Awarded to an alumnus who demonstrates a sustained positive contribution to the community.

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International student Nilesh

International Alumnus Award

Awarded to an international alumnus who demonstrates outstanding contributions to the community and/or their profession. Outstanding contributions can occur either in Australia or overseas.

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Ruby Jones Hayes

Indigenous Alumnus Award

Awarded to an Indigenous alumnus who demonstrates outstanding contributions to the community, their profession and/or whose achievements have positively impacted outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Alumnus Award for Industry Excellence

Awarded to an alumnus who demonstrates evidence of outstanding contributions to a workplace, profession or industry

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Alumnus Award for Early Career Achievement

Awarded to an alumnus who has graduated in the last five years and demonstrated an outstanding contribution to the community and/or their profession.

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Law Students at CDU

Distinguished Alumnus Award

Awarded to an alumnus who demonstrates outstanding contributions to the community and/or their profession.

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Key Dates

  • Nomination Open: Tuesday, 1 March 2022
  • Nominations Close: Tuesday, 31 May 2022
  • Nominations Shortlisted: Monday, 4 July 2022
  • Finalists Announced: Friday, 22 July 2022
  • Alumni Awards Ceremony: Thursday, 20 October 2022

2020 Alumni Award winners

Rewatch the celebrations during the 2020 CDU Alumni Awards Ceremony.

Meet our 2020 Alumni Award Winners

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Eligibility and the nomination process

Award nominations will be accepted from Charles Darwin University staff, alumni and members of the community and are open to all graduates of Charles Darwin University and its predecessor institutions. All award nominees must meet eligibility and selection criteria requirements and adhere to the nomination guidelines.