2017 Alumni Award Winners: Harrison Jones, Tom Ray and Katrina Elliot Myerson with Vice-Chancellor & President Professor Tim Brailsford and Chancellor The Hon. Dr Annabelle Bennett AO SC.

The Bond University Alumni Awards recognise the exceptional innovation, creativity and leadership displayed by our graduates. Presented annually, the awards distinguish members of the Bond University alumni community who have made a significant contribution to society and inspired others through their local, national or international achievements.

Award categories

The Robert Stable Medal is awarded to a graduate for achievement of an exceptional nature in any field, vocational or voluntary, and who has brought distinction to themselves, credit to the University, and benefit to their communities through their vocation. It is the highest honour the Bond University Alumni Awards can bestow.

Selection criteria

  1. The Robert Stable Medal is open to graduates of Bond University.
  2. Evidence must be provided that demonstrates the nominee has made a substantial and significant professional contribution to the nation and / or international community through one or more of the following:
    • Leadership in their field or profession (recognition and standing within the profession)
    • Advancement of knowledge (including research and development, in the related knowledge context)
    • Advancement of professional practice

Nominations

Nominations are currently open and will close midnight Sunday 19 February 2017. Winners to be announced on Thursday 18 May 2017 at the Homecoming Alumni Awards Dinner.

The Alumni Award for Community Achievement recognises the personal contributions that a graduate has made to the enrichment and benefit of society through their community service. Bond University is actively engaged in community engagement and service, and seeks to produce graduates with a social conscience. The University supports this by recognising a graduate who has made an outstanding contribution and / or given exceptional service to their community over and above their role in their chosen field of employment.

Selection criteria

  1. The Alumni Award for Community Achievement is open to all graduates of Bond University.
  2. Evidence must be provided that demonstrates the nominee has significantly contributed to the enrichment and benefit of society’s development, prosperity and social capital through their community.

Nominations

Nominations are currently open and will close midnight Sunday 19 February 2017. Winners to be announced on Thursday 18 May 2017 at the Homecoming Alumni Awards Dinner.

The Young Alumni Award recognises a current (or recently graduated) Bond University student who has consistently demonstrated outstanding voluntary service to Bond University and inspired fellow students to reach their highest potential.

Selection criteria

  1. The Young Alumni Award is open to all Bond University students, enrolled in a full-time degree at the time of close of nominations or who have graduated within the past two years.
  2. Evidence must be provided that demonstrates the the nominee has consistently demonstrated the following:
    • Outstanding voluntary service to Bond University
    • Exemplary student leadership and the ability to inspire fellow students to reach their highest potential
    • Excellence in their academic and professional pursuits
    • Integrity and consistently maintained high ethical standards

Nominations

Nominations are currently open and will close midnight Sunday 19 February 2017. Winners to be announced on Thursday 18 May 2017 at the Homecoming Alumni Awards Dinner.

Key dates

Nominations Open

Monday 14 November 2016

Nomination Close

Sunday 19 February 2017

Selection Panel Meeting

March 2017

Alumni Awards Dinner

Thursday 18 May 2017, Princeton Room

Eligibility for nominations

  • All graduates of Bond University (Australian, international, undergraduate and postgraduate) are eligible candidates for the Robert Stable Medal and Alumni Award for Community Achievement.
  • All Bond University students enrolled in a full-time degree at the time of close of nominations or who have graduated within the past two years are eligible candidates for the Young Alumni Award. 
  • Nominations for the awards may be submitted by both members of the University community and the wider community. This may include:
    • A graduate of Bond University.
    • A current student of Bond University.
    • A Bond University staff member.
    • A member of the community.
    • An individual may nominate himself / herself.
  • Nominees may request to be removed from the nomination process at any stage of the nomination.
  • Alumni do not have to be working in the particular discipline from which they graduated.
  • Alumni who are current staff, sessional staff and former staff of Bond University are eligible. Alumni who are staff of other universities can also be nominated.
  • The Selection Panel reserves the right to make no award in a particular year.