Recognising outstanding alumni
The Health Group at Griffith University produces world-class professionals in a broad range of health-related professional disciplines and research. The Health Group Outstanding Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding success of our graduates and the important contributions they make to their professions, communities and scientific understanding.
- Outstanding Health Alumnus of the Year
- Outstanding Young Health Alumnus of the Year
- Outstanding International Health Alumnus of the Year
- Outstanding First Peoples Health Alumnus of the Year
- Outstanding Higher Degree Research Health Alumnus of the Year
- Outstanding Health School Alumnus of the Year
- Thursday 13 July 2017
- Friday 15 September 2017
Griffith Health Alumni Awards night
- Monday 16 October 2017
2017 Alumni Awards
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Terms and conditions
By nominating an alumnus of the Griffith University Health Group for the Health Group Outstanding Alumni Awards, both you and they agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (these terms and conditions may be amended at any time).
1.1 The Griffith University Health Group Outstanding Alumni Awards
The Awards are an initiative of Griffith University and the Health Group.
Nominations for the Outstanding Health School Alumnus of the Year are assessed by a judging panel in each Element that includes at least three (3) senior staff and their decision is final.
Nominations for the Outstanding Health Alumnus of the Year, Outstanding Young Health Alumnus of the Year, Outstanding International Health Alumnus of the Year, Outstanding First Peoples Health Alumnus of the Year, and Outstanding Higher Degree Research Health Alumnus of the Year are assessed by a panel of judges and their decision is final.
The judging panel will comprise:
- The Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) of Griffith University or their nominee (Chair of the panel)
- representative from Griffith University Development and Alumni Office
- Director, International (Health Group)
- Director, First Peoples Health Unit
- Health Group Dean (Academic)
- Health Group Dean (Research)
- Health Group Dean (Learning and Teaching) or nominees
- senior representative from Griffith University, outside the Health Group.
1.3 Defined terms
Any terms defined in the nomination guidelines have the same meaning in the Terms and Conditions.
2.1 Method of nomination
To nominate for the Griffith Health Group Outstanding Alumni Awards the nominator must:
- a. Read the Terms and Conditions
- b. Submit an online nomination form
- c. Ensure all supporting documentation is submitted with the nomination form:
- i. Response to selection criteria
- ii. Nominee’s most current Curriculum Vitae
- iii. Supporting documentation and information
Nominations remain current for a period of two (2) years, however it is a condition of the Awards that an updated nomination form be provided. Previous winners are not eligible in the category in which they were successful. Nominations will only be accepted on the official nomination form. An email confirmation will be sent to the nominator on submission of the nomination form. All nomination forms and accompanying material are kept strictly confidential and remain the property of the nominator / nominee, and their return can be requested at any time following the conclusion of the award for which they were submitted.
Any correspondence from the Organising Group to a nominator / nominee will be solely through Griffith Health Deputy Executive Officer
- Susan Griffiths
- (07) 567 80838
- G40_8.44, Gold Coast Campus
- Parklands Drive, Griffith University QLD 4222
2.3 Changes to nominations
Changes to nominations will not be accepted following the closing date for nominations.
2.4 Withdrawal from the Griffith Health Group Outstanding Alumni Awards
A nominee may withdraw from the Alumni Awards at any time, providing that this is undertaken in writing to the Deputy Executive Officer (Health), Griffith University.
2.5 Media exposure
It is a condition of nomination that the nominees who win the awards make themselves available to Griffith University’s Office for Marketing and Communications for media and public relations activities to a level mutually agreed upon. Confidentiality will be maintained.
3. Prizes and decisions
3.1 Alumni Awards
The nominees that are determined by the judges to be the recipients of the Health Group Outstanding Alumni Awards, excepting the Outstanding Health School Alumnus of the Year award, will receive their awards at the Health Group Alumni Celebration. Winners of the school awards will be celebrated at individual school-based functions. Winners must be present at the event to accept their awards. Exceptional circumstances will be considered by the Judging Panel.
3.2 Date and notification of decision
The name of the nominees to receive the Health Group Outstanding Alumni Awards will be announced at the Health Group Alumni Celebration. The judging panel reserves the right to contact the recipients in advance of the function to ensure availability and attendance.
3.3 Finality of decision
The decision of the judges is final. No communication will be entered into with any person in relation to any decision of the judges.
At its discretion the judging panel reserves the right to make additional commendations within the scope of the Alumni Awards in the case of an outstanding candidate.
4.1 Change of Terms and Conditions
The Organising Group may change these Terms and Conditions at any time, without specific notice to you. The amended Terms and Conditions will be effective immediately upon being posted on the website for the Award, at Outstanding Health Alumni Awards web page.
The Organising Group may at any time and for any reason discontinue the Alumni Awards and associated events by posting a notice to that effect on the website, located at Outstanding Health Alumni Awards web page.
4.3 Situations not covered by these Terms and Conditions
The Organising Group reserves the right to determine any situations not covered by these Terms and Conditions on a case-by-case basis. The decision will be final, and no communication will be entered into in regard to the decision of the Organising Group.