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Policy: University Medal and Postgraduate Medal for Academic Excellence

Purpose

To outline the standards which underpin the award of University Medals and Postgraduate Medals for Academic Excellence at ANU.

Overview

This policy sets out principles designed to support the holistic recognition of exceptional student academic achievements at Honours Degree or Masters Degree level through the award of University Medals and Postgraduate Medals for Academic Excellence.

Scope

This policy applies to:

  • Staff - Academic; excludes honorary appointment staff
  • Staff - professional
  • Students - coursework.

Policy statement

  1. The award of University Medals and Postgraduate Medals for Academic Excellence at ANU is:
  1. based upon merit, as demonstrated through a transparent and rigorous process outlined in the Procedure: University Medal and Postgraduate Medal for Academic Excellence; and
  2. focused on the holistic recognition of exceptional academic achievement in all areas of study provided by ANU, as demonstrated through the consideration of the academic track record of students who attain a first class Honours Degree or equivalent level of performance at postgraduate level.

Information

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Title University Medal and Postgraduate Medal for Academic Excellence
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_013209
Version 7
Purpose To outline the standards which underpin the award of University Medals at ANU.
Audience Students, Staff-Academic
Category Academic
Topic/ SubTopic Students - Assessment, Academic Progress & Appeals
 
Effective Date 11 Apr 2022
Next Review Date 11 Apr 2027
 
Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration
Approved By: Vice-Chancellor
Contact Area Division of Student Administration and Academic Services
Authority: Coursework Awards Rule 2020
Australian Qualifications Framework
Delegations 304