Nominations are now open for the 2014 Work Integrated Learning Student and Staff of the Year Awards

WIL Awards 2014

Creating career-ready graduates is a focus of the University of Newcastle and the WIL Awards are awarded to students and staff who participate in, or help organise practical experience programs that has enhanced the learning experience of students.

Nominations are now open for the 5th Annual Work Integrated Learning Students and Staff Awards. These awards recognise outstanding performance by students and academic/professional staff who have achieved excellence in terms of WIL activity.

Staff nominations have been extended to Wednesday 24th September 2014.

The WIL Student and Staff of the Year Awards will be presented at a public awards ceremony scheduled for a 5:30pm start, Thursday 30 October 2014 at the University Art Gallery, with certificates being presented by the Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Caroline McMillen.

Have a look at some highlights from last year's WIL awards.2014 WIL Awards Logo

Wil Student of the Year Awards

Has practical experience organised as part of your studies improved your career readiness and learning experience at the University of Newcastle? If you have completed an internship, practicum, clinical or work placement, on or off campus, then you may be eligibile to apply for the 2014 Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Awards, and win a share of a $5,000 prize pool.

Domestic and international undergraduate students can apply for the awards with $1,000 awarded to the chosen students from each of the University's five faculties.

How to apply

  1. Download the Student WIL Awards Nomination Form
    1. (PDF, 114KB) and (DOC, 229KB) - if an electronic signature is not available, the PDF form can be printed, signed and scanned for email.
  2.  Email completed nomination form to WIL@newcastle.edu.au by the closing date

Students can also enter the 2014 WIL Student Video Competition to win a share of a $3,000 prize pool!


Wil Staff of the Year Awards

The WIL Staff of the Year Awards aim to encourage, recognise and value the way our University integrates learning with workplace, leadership and community experience and those who successfully provide those opportunities to our students. Staff involved in WIL at the University have a chance to win $1,000 awarded to the winning entry from each of the five faculties.

Staff nominations have been extended to Wednesday 24th September 2014.

How to apply

  1. Download the Staff WIL Awards Nomination Form
    1. (PDF, 136KB) and (DOC, 234KB) - if an electronic signature is not available, the PDF form can be printed, signed and scanned for email.
  2. Email completed nomination form to WIL@newcastle.edu.au by the closing date