The Vice-Chancellor's Award

​The Vice-Chancellor's Prize

  • $3,000 cash prize.

  • Return flights, accommodation and entry to the Universities Australia conference.

  • Presentation of the award at the conference welcome reception.

  • Opportunity to meet Vice-Chancellors and other senior university executives.

  • Exposure on the Universities Australia website.

  • Exposure through Universities Australia newsletters.

  • The Conversation Internship (See below).

 

The Conversation Internship

  • Travel and accommodation for a week at the Melbourne headquarters of The Conversation.

  • Attendance at the Monday morning news conference.

  • Lunch with the editorial team.

  • The opportunity to shadow an editor covering a particular topic such as health, science or arts.

  • Training in how to pitch, how to tie ideas to the news cycle, how to select an image and write a headline.

  • Opportunity to spend time with the multimedia team learning about podcasts, infographics and other storytelling techniques.

  • Flight to Melbourne departing on a Sunday afternoon (so the winner can be in the office for the Monday morning conference).

  • Flight home on Friday morning.

 

The Universities Australia Award

​The Universities Australia Award Prize

  • $1,000 cash prize.

  • Return flights, accommodation and entry to the Universities Australia conference.

  • Presentation of the award at the conference welcome reception.

  • Opportunity to meet Vice-Chancellors and other senior university executives.

  • Exposure on the Universities Australia website.

  • Exposure through Universities Australia newsletters.