UniSA Justice and Society

Please note: Prizes and Awards are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award

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Andersons Solicitors Prize for Torts A and Torts B

The Andersons Solicitors Prize for Torts is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following courses: Torts A and Torts B. Both courses must be undertaken in the same calendar year.

The recipient will receive an internship with Andersons Solicitors for a period of four weeks to be negotiated between the recipient and the donor and $500.
Value: $500

AASW Applying Ethical Standards in Social Work Placement Award

Recognising the connection between the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) Code of Ethics and the emerging practice skills of final year social work students at UniSA, the AASW Applying Ethical Standards in Social Work Placement Award is awarded to two final year students with the best written identification and critical discussion of an ethical dilemma in the portfolio assessment requirement for:

  • WELF 4019 Social Work Field Education 2‚ taken as part of the Bachelor of Social Work‚ or
  • WELF 4034 Social Work Field Education (Honours), taken as part of the Bachelor of Social Work (Honours), or
  • WELF 5106 Social Work Practicum 2‚ taken as part of the Master of Social Work.

2 awards will be awarded in total, one at undergraduate level, regardless of home campus, and one at postgraduate level.

Value: $250 cash and one-year AASW new-graduate membership (c $147.00) provided by the AASW – SA Branch, for each of the two recipients.

Australian Psychological Society Prize

Awarded to the student who gains the top overall mark in the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours).
Value: $300. Also include membership amount $670

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The Centacare Prize

The Centacare Prize is awarded to the student who achieves the highest program grade point average on completing the Bachelor of Social Work program based at the Whyalla Campus.
Value: $500

Commercial and Legal Prize Land Law

The Commercial and Legal Prize Land Law will be awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws program (Honours) or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit determined by the highest mark achieved by a student in the course Land Law.

Eligibility and selection criteria
- Enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws program (Honours) or associated double degrees
- Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or international student
- Full-time or part-time load
Value: $500

CPA Australia Prize for Advanced Accounting

CPA Australia Prize for Advanced Accounting is awarded to the student‚ enrolled in a UniSA Business postgraduate Program‚ with the most outstanding academic performance in ACCT 5013 Advanced Accounting.
Value:  $500

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Department for Correctional Services Award

Awarded annually to a social work student whose work focuses on social work in the criminal justice system and can include a relevant Honours thesis, or an appropriate field work placement yielding a tangible result, or completion of the course Contemporary Practice Approaches, and the work is of an excellent standard.
Selection will be made cooperatively by the academic unit's academic staff and the Senior Staff Development Officer (Professional Services) of the Department of Correctional Services.
Value: $100

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The Finlaysons Prize for Equity and Trusts

The Finlaysons Prize for Equity and Trusts is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Equity and Trusts

The recipient will receive $500.

Value: $500

For more information contact:
Carol Brewitt
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Justice and Society
Tel: (08) 8302 7225
Email: carol.brewitt@unisa.edu.au

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The Gaia Prize for Environmental and Natural Resources Law

The Gaia Prize for Environmental and Natural Resources Law. This prize is awarded to the student who achieves the highest cumulative mark in the course Environmental and Natural Resources Law. The prize recipient must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program or associated double degrees.

Value: $500

For further information please contact:
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Justice and Society
Email: jus-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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The Hon John Mansfield Prize for Constitutional Law

The Hon John Mansfield Prize for Constitutional Law - This prize is awarded to the student who achieves the highest mark in the course Constitutional Law. The prize recipient must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program or associated double degrees.
Value: $500

For further information please contact:
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Justice and Society
Email: jus-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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The Laity Morrow Prize for Corporations Law A

The Laity Morrow Prize for Corporations Law A - This Prize is awarded to the student who achieves the highest mark in the course Corporations Law A. The prize recipient must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program or associated double degrees.

Value: $500

For further information please contact:
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Justice and Society
Email: jus-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

The Laity Morrow Prize for Corporations Law B

The Laity Morrow Prize Corporations Law B - This prize is awarded to the student who achieves the highest mark in the course Corporations Law B. The prize recipient must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program or associated double degrees.
Value: $500

For further information please contact:
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Justice and Society
Email: jus-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

LexisNexis Prize for Corporations and Partnership Law

Awarded to the most outstanding student in the course Corporations and Partnership Law. To be eligible for this prize, students must be studying in Australia (onshore).
Value: Six months online subscription to a LexisNexis Online Research Package to the value of $5,000.

LexisNexis Prize for Property Law

The LexisNexis Prize is awarded to the student, enrolled in a UniSA Business Program, who obtains the highest mark for the course COML 2003 Fundamentals of Property Law. 
Value: Six months online subscription to a LexisNexis Online Research Package to the value of $5,000.

The Lipman Karas Prize for Dispute Resolution and Civil Litigation

The Lipman Karas Prize for Dispute Resolution and Civil Litigation is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Dispute Resolution and Civil Litigation.
The recipient will receive $500.

Value: $500

For further information contact:
Carol Brewitt
Program Administration Officer
UniSA Justice and Society
Telephone: 8302 7225.
Email: carol.brewitt@unisa.edu.au

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The Nancy Cooper Prize

The Nancy Cooper Prize is awarded to the Bachelor of Social Work student based at the Whyalla campus who obtains the highest mark (and a minimum credit grade) in the course Interviewing Skills in Social Work and Human Services [WELF2020].
Value: $500

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Peter Tiffin Prize for Evidence

The Peter Tiffin Prize for Evidence is awarded to students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: LAWS 4003 Evidence. The recipient will receive $700.

For further information contact:
Kelly Ladyman
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Justice and Society
Tel: 8302 7148
Email: kelly.ladyman@unisa.edu.au.

Value: $700

Precision Legal Prize for Contemporary Property Law

The Precision Legal Prize for Contemporary Property Law will be awarded to a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit determined by the highest mark achieved by a student in the course Contemporary Property Law.

Eligibility and selection criteria
- Enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program or associated double degrees
- Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or international student
- Full-time or part-time load
Value: $500

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The Robyn Layton Prize for Human Rights Law

The Robyn Layton Prize for Human Rights Law is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Human Rights Law.
The recipient will receive $500.

Value: $500

For more information contact:
Carol Brewitt
Program Administration Officer
UniSA Justice and Society
Tel: (08) 8302 7225
Email: carol.brewitt@unisa.edu.au

The Robyn Layton Prize for Workplace Relations Law

The Robyn Layton Prize for Workplace Relations Law is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Workplace Relations Law.

Value: $500

For more information contact:
Carol Brewitt
Program Administration Officer
UniSA Business
Tel: (08) 8302 7225
Email: carol.brewitt@unisa.edu.au

The Schulz Law Honours Prize

The Schulz Honours Prize is awarded to the student with the best honours thesis that contributes to understanding and knowledge in the area of Law, Social Policy and Communications Theory. Preference will be given to applicants who are actively engaged in community service.
Value: $1,000

The Schulz Prize for Law Society and Justice

The Schulz Prize for Law, Society and Justice is awarded to the student with the highest aggregate score in 2009.
Value: $1,000

The South Australian Bar Association Prize for Criminal Law and Procedure

The South Australian Bar Association Prize for Criminal Law and Procedure is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Criminal Law and Procedure

Value: $500

For further information contact:
Carol Brewitt
Team Leader: Academic Services
UniSA Justice and Society
Telephone: 8302 7225.
Email: carol.brewitt@unisa.edu.au

The Steele Littleton Prize for Community Spirit

The Steele Littleton Prize for Community Spirit is awarded to an individual student or group of law students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees. The recipient/s of the prize will be nominated by academic and professional staff of UniSA Justice & Society and student peers. The recipient will be selected by a panel including the Dean of Law.

Staff and students of the academic unit are encouraged to nominate a law student or a group of law students whom they believe meet one or more of the requirements, which are:

  1. Shows leadership.
  2. Fosters a positive student culture within the Academic Unit.
  3. Enhances the reputation of the Academic Unit.

Law students cannot self-nominate. The nomination must be accompanied by a statement explaining how the nominee meets one or more of the award requirements. 
Value: $500

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Terry Evans Prize for Contracts A and Contracts B

Terry Evans was a UniSA council member for 13 years and served in the capacity of Pro Chancellor from 2010 to 2017.

The Terry Evans Prize for Contracts A and Contracts B is awarded to students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws program (Honours) or associated double degrees. The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by a student in the following courses: Contracts A and Contracts B. Both courses must be undertaken in the same calendar year. 
Value: $500

Tony Winefield PhD Thesis Prize in Psychology

The Tony Winefield PhD Thesis Prize in Psychology is awarded for the best PhD thesis in the discipline of psychology in UniSA Justice and Society or the Centre for Sleep Research.
Value: $500

The W Sports and Media Prize for Sports Law

The W Sports and Media Prize for Sports Law is awarded to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Laws program or associated double degrees or the Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation Management). The prize recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit to be determined by the highest cumulative mark achieved by the student in the following course: Sports Law. The recipient of the prize will also receive individual professional mentoring from W Sports and Media on terms to be negotiated between the firm and the recipient.
The recipient will receive $500.

For further information contact:
Carol Brewitt
Program Administration Officer
UniSA Justice and Society
Telephone: 8302 7225.
Email carol.brewitt@unisa.edu.au

Value: $500

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