Awarded to an alumnus who demonstrates outstanding contributions to the community and/or their profession.
Nominees must comply with the following selection criteria
- Nominees are open to all domestic and international graduates of any Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 1 - 10 vocational education and training course and/or undergraduate or postgraduate program from CDU or its predecessor institutions.
- Evidence of outstanding contributions to society through contributions to public policy, volunteerism or activism, and
- Evidence of outstanding contribution to a profession or industry including visionary leadership, and a commitment to innovation and best practice at a local, national or international level.
The winner of the Distinguished Alumnus Award will be selected by the Awards Committee from the aforementioned categories.