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Student Nominated Awards

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Faculty of Health Student Nominated Awards

The Faculty of Health celebrates our partner organisations' contribution to excellence in our health student education. 

The efforts of many individuals are instrumental in shaping the minds and futures of young health professionals. CDU appreciates and acknowledges the crucial role played by our partners in providing industry-specific insights and professional guidance. Their efforts to inspire, motivate, and support our students are commendable, and they merit recognition for their dedication.

The importance of student nominated awards

For students who have received substantial contributions from clinical educators, professional teams, or lecturers, we encourage them to nominate these individuals or team for a Student Nominated Award. This is an excellent way to demonstrate gratitude for their hard work and commitment while also conveying a meaningful message to educators, professionals, and supervisors that their efforts.

The award categories

The students themselves nominate these awards and acknowledge the contributions of individuals and teams across these study areas:   

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Allied Health (Clinical Audiology, Dietetics, Exercise and Sports Science, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy)
  • Medical Sciences (Pharmacy, Paramedicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences)
  • Psychology and Social Work.

 For the categories of:

  • Clinical Supervisor of the Year (partner organisation)
  • Innovator of the Year (partner organisation)
  • Team of the Year (partner organisation)
  • Lecturer of the Year.   

What makes for a great nominee?

An ideal candidate for teaching, learning, or student support should possess a genuine passion for their work and a desire to create a positive and enriching experience for their students. They should be engaging and strive to ensure that the learning experience is both fulfilling and enjoyable. They should be invested in their students’ success and provide them the necessary support to achieve their full potential. 

Who can be nominated?

Nominees may be individuals or teams who have supported students in the last 12 months. Examples may include their visiting lecturers, administrators, clinical supervisors, and other staff members who have played a role in their educational journey. These individuals could be from a partnership organisation or affiliated with the University. You may use the link multiple times to nominate more than one person. Nominations will close on Monday 18 November, 2024.

How to nominate someone for a student nominated award: 

Nominations are open for 2024.

If you are not a student and would like further information on how your organisation can become more involved, please email us at foh@cdu.edu.au.

 

For more information

Award winners are announced at the Faculty of Health End of Year Event

The students themselves nominated these awards and acknowledged the contributions of individuals and teams across these study areas:  

2023 Award Winners

Nursing

  • Clinical Supervisor of the Year – Nerissa Hartley, CDU  
  • Team of the Year – Corella Team, Darwin Private Hospital
  • Lecturer of the Year – Sarah Fardell, CDU 

Midwifery

  • Innovator of the Year – Georgina McGregor, NSW Health
  • Team of the Year – Shoalhaven Memorial District Hospital - Maternity, NSW Health
  • Lecturer of the Year – Stacey Butcher, CDU  

Allied Health (Clinical Audiology, Dietetics, Exercise and Sports Science, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy)

  • Innovators of the Year – The Allied Health Collective
  • Team of the Year – The Allied Health Collective
  • Lecturer of the Year – Prasha Sooful, CDU  

Medical Sciences (Pharmacy, Paramedicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences)

  • Innovator of the Year – Kim Piera, Menzies School of Research, Partner Program
  • Lecturer of the Year – Joint winners Noah Mhlanga and Shayne Pomeroy, CDU

Psychology and Social Work

  • Clinical Supervisor of the Year – Linda Sandrey, NT Health Community Aged Care Services
  • Innovator of the Year – Melaleuca Australia
  • Team of the Year – The Arches, Anglicare SA
  • Lecturer of the Year – Elise Dawson, Hinterland Mental Health Service
2023 Event Gallery
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2024 Award Winners

To be announced 28 November 2024

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