The Universities Australia Higher Education Media Awards
Journalists, media professionals, writing and production teams are invited to enter the 2018 Universities Australia Higher Education Media Awards.
Universities Australia is the peak industry body representing Australia’s universities.
Universities Australia has partnered with the National Press Club of Australia to present annual
higher education media awards that reward and recognise excellent journalism and communication on key issues in higher education including the economic and social benefits from Australia’s universities to the nation, government, industry, the not-for-profit sector and the community.
The awards are open to employed and freelance media professionals, or writing and production teams, who write or broadcast on higher education policy, university teaching and research, or on the work of individual academics and institutions.
INVITATION TO SUBMIT
Application Deadline is CLOSED
Entries for the Universities Australia Higher Education Media Awards 2018.
Submissions are due by TUESDAY 30 JANUARY 2018 and should be lodged as follows:
Five copies of each submission including five copies of any videotapes, audiotapes of press clips accompanied by a brief written statement back-grounding the submission and a current CV of the applicant should be posted to:
The Awards Coordinator
National Press Club of Australia
PO Box 6184
Kingston ACT 2604
or delivered to:
The National Press Club of Australia
16 National Circuit
Barton ACT 2600
UNIVERSITIES AUSTRALIA HIGHER EDUCATION JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
The Higher Education Journalist of The Year will receive a study tour worth $10,000.
- Award for excellence in reporting or commentary on higher education policy.
- Award for excellence in communicating research and innovation, teaching and learning, equity and access, social inclusion or Indigenous education issues.
Both Award categories have one prize for print, one prize for broadcast and one prize for online each worth $1,000.
John Ross wins 2018 Higher Education Journalist of the Year!John Ross, pictured with Professor Margaret Gardener AO, Chair of Universities Australia.
HIGHER EDUCATION JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR WINNERS
|2009||Luke Slattery||The Australian|
|2010||John Ross||Campus Review|
|2011||Elizabeth Finkel||Cosmos Magazine|
|2012||Bernard Lane||The Australian|
|2013||Joanna Mather||Australian Financial Review|
|2014||Tim Dodd||Australian Financial Review|
|2015||Amy McNeilage and Lisa Valentin||Sydney Morning Herald|
|2016||Kylar Loussikian||The Australian|
|2017||Kylar Loussikian||The Australian|
|2018||John Ross||The Australian|