Universities Australia Higher Education
Media Awards

The Universities Australia Higher Education Media Award for 2018 is NOW OPEN!

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
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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

AWARD SUBMISSION CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES

Entries for the Universities Australia Higher Education Media Awards 2018.

Submissions are due by FRIDAY 19 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

AWARDS

UNIVERSITIES AUSTRALIA HIGHER EDUCATION JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
The Higher Education Journalist of The Year will receive a study tour worth $10,000.

CATEGORIES

  1. Award for excellence in reporting or commentary on higher education policy.
  2. 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.


HIGHER EDUCATION JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR WINNERS

2009Luke SlatteryThe Australian
2010John RossCampus Review
2011Elizabeth FinkelCosmos Magazine
2012Bernard LaneThe Australian
2013Joanna MatherAustralian Financial Review
2014Tim DoddAustralian Financial Review
2015Amy McNeilage and Lisa ValentinSydney Morning Herald
2016Kylar LoussikianThe Australian
2017Kylar LoussikianThe Australian