Prizes and awards

Each year, RMIT awards prizes to high achieving students.

2023 major prize winners

  • J N McNicol Prize: Amarens Breteler, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies (College of Design and Social Context)
  • Patricia Guthrie Memorial Award: Mary Slayo, School of Health and Biomedical Sciences (STEM College)
  • RMIT Award for Higher Education: Zoe Louise Houghton, School of Education (College of Design and Social Context)
  • RMIT Award for Vocational Education: Fleur Ji Huaguang Hardisty, School of Business and Enterprise (College of Vocational Education)


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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.