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(Prizes and Awards are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award)

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Architectural Practice Board of South Australia

The Architectural Practice Board of South Australia Prize will be awarded to a student who has excelled in the course Professional Architectural Practice (ARCH 5035) in the final year of the degree of Master of Architecture.
Value: $500

Armstrong Flooring Award in Architecture

The Armstrong Flooring Award in Architecture is awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Architectural Studies for academic merit in the courses Design Studio 2 (ARCH1003) and Architecture and Environment (ARCH1020).
Value: $1000

Armstrong Flooring Award in Interior Architecture

The Armstrong Flooring Award in Interior Architecture is awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Interior Architecture for academic merit in the courses Interior Architecture Studio 2 (Materials and Practices) (ARCH1035) and Interior Architecture Studies (ARCH1031).
Value: $1000

Artichoke Magazine Prize in Interior Architecture

Architecture Media through it's design journal 'Artichoke' offers a prize for one final year student at each of the interior design/interior architecture degree courses in Australia and New Zealand. Awarded to a final year student who demonstrates excellence in the visual, written and verbal communication of their final ARCH 4012 (Interior Architecture Studio 8) project.
Value: 2 year subscription to 'Artichoke' magazine and image of project citation in an issue of 'Artichoke' magazine.

Australian and New Zealand Cultural Arts Ltd Prize for Music Performance Excellence - Level 1

In support of music performance excellence, awarded to the best final music performance by a student enrolled in PERF 1010 Music Performance, who has attained a High Distinction in the course.
Value: $500

Australian and New Zealand Cultural Arts Ltd Prize for Music Performance Excellence - Level 2

In support of music performance excellence, awarded to the best final music performance by a student in PERF 2002 Music 4 or PERF 2005 European Performance, who has attained a High Distinction in the course.
Value: $500

Australian and New Zealand Cultural Arts Ltd Prize for Music Performance Excellence - Level 3

In support of music performance excellence, awarded to the best final music performance by a student enrolled in PERF3008 Live Performance Production or PERF3007 Musical Theatre who has attained a High Distinction in the course.
Value: $500

Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Society, Adelaide Inc, Award

Awarded for object-based studio work to an outstanding graduating third year student in the Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation) program offered by UniSA Creative.
Value: $1,000

Australian Graphic Design Association Award

Awarded annually to a student from one of the following programs: Bachelor of Design (Communication Design), Bachelor of Art and Design (Honours), Graduate Diploma in Design (Communication Design), Master of Design (Communication Design). Selection will be based on graduation show presentation.
Value: A copy of the annual AGDA Design Awards publication (valued at $120) and Certificate of Achievement

Australian Institute of Architects (SA Chapter) Prize

For over half a century the South Australian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) has awarded prizes to outstanding students studying Architecture at UniSA and its antecedent institutions.

The AIA Prize (SA Chapter) will be awarded to students based on academic excellence across the 5 years of the following degree programs in Architecture at UniSA:

Bachelor of Architectural Studies
Master of Architecture

The Prize will be awarded in 5 distinct categories as follows:
Documentation and Technical Studies
Communication
History and Theory
Environmental Studies
Integration of Research and Design

Each category winner will be determined based on the highest grade received and the prize money will be divided across the 5 categories.
Value: 5 x $200

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GWA Bathroom and Kitchens Prize in Interior Architecture

Awarded to the student enrolled in the Bachelor of Interior Architecture who achieves the highest aggregate mark in the following courses:
ARCH 4011 Interior Architecture Studio 7: Advanced and
ARCH 4012 Interior Architecture Studio 8: Advanced.
Value: $500

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Cecil Teesdale-Smith (Literary) Award

This award was established in memory of Cecil Teesdale-Smith who was a lecturer in Literary Studies at the Magill Campus.
The award is for excellence in creative writing, and is offered on an annual basis.
Value: Book prize to the value of approximately $70

Channel 7 News Prize for Best Television News Story

Awarded for the best television news story presented at the UniSA Creative annual Journalism Television Industry night to a student enrolled in either COMM 2018 Advanced Television News or COMM 5025 Television Journalism G.
Value: $500

Constance Gordon-Johnson Sculpture Prize

The Constance Gordon-Johnson Sculpture Prize will be offered to final year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Contemporary Art‚ or Bachelor of Art and Design (Honours) studying in the field of Sculpture and Installation, which is part of the UniSA Creative program. The annual prize is to assist with the professional development of the award recipient/s in the field of art practice.
Value: $2,000

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The Derivan Matisse Painting Prize

The Derivan Matisse Painting Prize is awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Contemporary Art with the highest grade in Painting Media and Processes (VSAR 2054).

The student will be awarded the prize at the program's annual awards ceremony and will receive a Derivan Matisse Prize Pack valued at $500, comprising Matisse acrylics and mediums to support the production of work in the completion of their program.

Once Study Period 5 grades have been released, the Program Director: Bachelor of Contemporary Art will identify the student who has achieved the highest grade in Painting Media and Processes (VSAR 2054). In the case where two or more students have the same final grade for the course, the student with the highest GPA will be awarded the prize.

For more information, contact:
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Creative
Tel: +61 8 83027071
Email: ctv-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Ethel Barringer Memorial Prize

Awarded to an outstanding student majoring in Printmaking and graduating from the Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation).
Value: Certificate of Achievement

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Fisher Jeffries Christmas Card Commission

Awarded to a 3rd year Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) student for the design of a unique Christmas card for distribution.
Value: $2,500 is paid to the selected student.

Friends of the South Australian School of Art Inc Prize

The Friends of the South Australian School of Art‚ Inc Prize‚ valued at $1‚000 is available to full-time or part-time students who are undertaking a Bachelor of Contemporary Art or Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) program at UniSA.

The prize will be awarded to the student with the highest GPA completing the second year of the undergraduate degree program.
Value: $1,000

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Hames Sharley Prize in Architecture

The Hames Sharley Prize in Architecture recognises outstanding academic achievement by a student enrolled in the final year of their undergraduate architecture program. It provides support for the graduate's transition into the professional Master of Architecture Program.
Value: $2,500

Hames Sharley Prize in Interior Architecture

The Hames Sharley Prize in Interior Architecture recognises outstanding academic achievement by a student enrolled in the final year of their undergraduate interior architecture program. It provides support for the student's transition into professional practice, provides an opportunity for employment in interior design practice, and promotes membership of the Design Institute of Australia.
Value: $2,500

Harry P Gill Memorial Medal

Awarded to the student with the highest grade point average in the field of design in UniSA Creative.
Value: Medal

Hodgkison Graduate Prize in Architecture

The Hodgkison Graduate Prize in Architecture is awarded to a final year Master of Architecture student based on academic excellence and demonstrated integration of design‚ environmental‚ technical‚ theoretical and professional communication skills and knowledge in their final project. Employment in one of the offices of Hodgkison may be offered to the prize recipient, dependent upon position availability at the time.
Value: $1,000 

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John Christie Wright Memorial Prize

Awarded to an outstanding student majoring in Painting and graduating from the Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation).
Value: Certificate of Achievement

Julie Duncan Memorial Award for Student Journalism

Awarded to the student with the highest grade point average in the final year of their studies.
Value: A trophy

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The Laminex Prize in Interior Architecture Innovation

The Laminex Prize in Interior Architecture Innovation is awarded to a Bachelor of Interior Architecture student who demonstrates outstanding design innovation in Interior Architecture Studio 6: Work Placement (ARCH 3013). Shortlisted students will present their work to a selection panel comprised of representatives from the Laminex Group and the UniSA Creative.

Value: The prize consists of a one-day session with Laminex's International Colour Consultant in Sydney or Melbourne and attendance at a major national industry event, including flights and accommodation.

Lysaght Award for Outstanding Achievement

Awarded to a student enrolled in the Master of Architecture who has previously completed the Bachelor of Architectural Studies and has gained the highest aggregate mark in the courses Architectural Design Studio 5 (Construction) and Advanced Architectural Design Studio (Construction).
Value: $1,000 to be used for architectural travel and study approved by the Executive Dean

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The National Nine News Student Journalism Award

Awarded for the best television presentation by members of the journalism television class.
Value: $500

Nicholas Opie Award in Design and Construction

Open to students in UniSA Creative with at least one enrolment in UniSA Student Design Construct courses. In memory of Nicholas (Nick) Opie‚ co-founder in 1993 of UniSA Student Design Construct‚ the award encourages the nexus between design and construction and recognises outstanding performance in and contribution to this unique program.
Value: $2,000

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Photography Awards for Excellence Atkins Prize

Awarded by UniSA Creative to the most outstanding Honours student in Photography. Please note: the Atkins Prize may be awarded to one student or split between two in the event of equal achievement.
Value: $500 in processing and printing plus skills training in Technicolour

Photography Awards for Excellence: Photographic Wholesalers Prize

Awarded to the most outstanding student majoring in Photography and graduating from the Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation).
Value: Photographic equipment

Planning Institute of Australia Prize - Postgraduate Student

Awarded to the student with the best overall performance upon completion of the Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning or Master of Urban and Regional Planning program
Value: Graduate membership of the Planning Institute of Australia for one year and a voucher towards attendance at CPD and other PIA educational all together valued at $500

Planning Institute of Australia Prize - Undergraduate Student

This prize will be awarded to the student who, on completion of the Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning, has achieved the best performance in the final year of the program.
Value: Graduate membership of the Planning Institute of Australia for one year and a voucher valued at $150 towards attendance at CPD and other PIA educational events

Planning Institute of Australia Prize Undergraduate Project Prize

This prize will be awarded to the student who, on completion of the Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning has achieved the best performance in the final year of the program.
Value: total prize value $100

The Port Art Supplies Painting Prize

The Port Art Supplies Painting Prize is a $500 prize awarded to a graduating student for outstanding achievement in the field of contemporary painting.

The prize will be awarded to a student who has completed either their Bachelor of Contemporary Art (DBCX)or Bachelor of Art and Design (Honours) (DHAD), and who produces a work, or small body of works, that demonstrates excellence in the artist's approach to research, conceptual and technical development in the field of contemporary painting. All students graduating from these two programs will be considered for the prize, applications are not required.

The prize recipient will be selected by a panel of artists/teaching staff specialising in painting, under the direction of the Studio Head of Painting in UniSA Creative.

For more information, contact:
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Creative
Tel: +61 8 83027071
Email: ctv-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

The Polyflor Award for Sustainability in Interior Architecture

The Polyflor Award for Sustainability in Interior Architecture is awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Interior Architecture for the application of sustainable design principles in the course Interior Architecture Studio 7: Atmospheres (ARCH 4011).

Up to three students who demonstrate high achievement in the integration of one or more of the UNESCO Global Goals for sustainable development in ‘Interior Architecture Studio 7: Atmospheres (ARCH 4011)’ will be selected and invited to attend an interview.

This award is not open to applications.
Value: $2,000

President of the Friends of the South Australian School of Art Prize

The President of the Friends of UniSA Creative has provided a prize for a graduating student in visual arts who has produced a first-class body of work, shows artistic leadership among their fellow artists, both students and teachers, is best able to articulate their philosophy of the arts, and has a clear perspective on the artistic direction they want to pursue.
Value: $500

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Redstack Prize for Presentation in Architecture

Awarded to the student, enrolled in the Master of Architecture at UniSA, with the best demonstrated presentation integrating digital representation in their final-year exhibition presentation.
Value: Access to any scheduled training class offered by Redstack.

Redstack Prize Prize for Presentation in Interior Architecture

Awarded to the student, enrolled in the Bachelor of Interior Architecture at UniSA, with the best demonstrated presentation integrating digital representation in their final-year exhibition presentation.
All students exhibiting in the final-year exhibition are eligible.
Value: Student copy of AutoCAD and 3 days training in a scheduled class of either AutoCAD Advanced or AutoCAD Essentials

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Schiavello (SA) Prize in Interior Architecture

Awarded to the student from the UniSA Creative with the most outstanding final year exhibition presentation in Interior Architecture.
Value: Ergonomic chair (Approximate value $800-$1200)

School of Communication, International Studies and Languages First Year Student Prize

Awarded annually to the full-time student with the highest grade point average for their first year of study in an onshore undergraduate program in UniSA Creative.
Value: $500

Shape Australia Prize in Interior Architecture

The Shape Australia Prize in Interior Architecture is available to all students enrolled in ARCH 3058 Interior Architecture Studio 6 (Workplace Environments). The prize winner is selected on the basis of demonstrated excellence in the final assignment in this course. The prize is judged at the end of Study Period 5.
Value: two weeks work placement and an iPad tablet (value: $600)

Sheila Bailey Architecture Prize

The Sheila Bailey Architecture Prize will be awarded to a full-time student who has completed the first year of the Master of Architecture (DMAE). 
The prize will be awarded on the basis of program grade point average on completion of the first year of the program‚ provided all eligibility and selection criteria are met. 
The prize will provide $1‚000 to assist with educational costs including living expenses‚ travel costs or tuition. 
Value: $1,000

Stylecraft Award for Excellence

The Stylecraft Award for Excellence is awarded to a student undertaking the Bachelor of Interior Architecture who has displayed excellence in Interior Architecture Studio. Students will be nominated for excellence relative to their year level; distinguished design output in respect to design development; originality, innovation and quality of communication in their final studio project in any one of the 8 Interior Architecture Studio courses. Nominated students will be directly invited to apply for the prize.

Value: Industry related membership and events to the value of $1000.00.

For more information, contact:
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Creative
Tel: +61 8 83027071
Email: ctv-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Ten Network Prize for Best News Story - Filming and Editing

Awarded annually for the best filmed and edited news story presented at the UniSA Creative Journalism Television Industry Night. Recipient must be enrolled in either COMM2018 Advanced Television News or COMM5015 Television Journalism G.
Value: $500

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Wilmar Library Prize for Creative Writing

Awarded biennially to a second or third year undergraduate student for academic excellence and contribution to the Bachelor of Arts (Writing and Creative Communication) program during their degree.
Value: $500

Workspace Prize

Awarded to a student enrolled in the second year of the Bachelor of Interior Architecture [DBIR] who demonstrates high levels of innovation in detailed design resolution in ARCH2057 Interior Architecture Studio 4: Work Placement (Detail).
Value: $500

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Zenith Prize in Interior Architecture

The Zenith Prize in Interior Architecture is awarded to the student in the Bachelor of Interior Architecture enrolled in ARCH 4051 – Design Studio Research with the best demonstrated design progress, as determined by the selection panel and taking into consideration marks received and classroom participation at the time of judging.
Value: $1000 consisting of $500 cash and $500 worth of Zenith products chosen by the recipient

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