Nominations for the 2013 Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Awards are open!
Prize pool of $11,000 up for grabs!
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 4th 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.
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 eligible to apply for the 2013 Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Awards, and win a share of a $6, 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. A $1,000, university wide WIL Award will also be available for a post-graduate student.
WIL Staff of the Year Awards
The WIL Staff of the Year Award aims to encourage, recognise and value the way our University integrates learning with workplace, leadership and community experiences and those who successfully provide those opportunities to our students. Staff involved in WIL at the University have a chance to win $1, 000 (before tax), awarded to the winning entry from each of the five faculties.
Nominations for both students and staff close 5pm on Monday 30 September 2013.
The WIL Student and Staff Member of the Year 2013 nomination forms are available from: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/industry/employ-a-uon-graduate/hosting-student-placements/work-integrated-learning/wil-awards
The WIL Student and Staff Awards ceremony will be held at the University Gallery, Callaghan Campus, on Thursday 31 October at 5.30pm.
If you have any questions in relation to the WIL Awards please email WIL@newcastle.edu.au or contact Dr Kylie Twyford on 4921 5589.