2015 Annual Industry, Research and Awards Night

The School of Property, Construction and Project Management annual awards night recognises the outstanding achievements of students and provides a networking opportunity with industry.

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Celebrate the outstanding achievements of students at this annual event that showcases final year research projects and provides networking opportunities for industry, staff, students and alumni. The 2015 awards night brought together students and sponsors to celebrate award-winning student work.

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The Annual Industry, Research and Awards Night was held on Thursday 22 October 2015 at the Olympic Room and Betty Cuthbert Lounge at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Awards and sponsors

Awards are proudly sponsored by the following Employers of Choice.

Industry awards

Some organisations that have a long-standing partnership with the School offer student awards. Criteria are determined by the sponsoring organisations. 

  • RICS Award – Winners: Stephanie Keary, Shimon New, John Jie Yong Chin and Wei Chien Lee
  • Nucara Family Award – Winner: Dean Johnson
  • Buxton Award – Winner: Joseph Martakis
  • Tony Carpenter Award (AIQS) – Winner: Charles Zwar
  • L.A. Casey Award (AIQS) – Winner: Nik Noor Zulaikha Mohd Zawawi
  • Corplex Award – Winner Ramathasan Jeyamaran
  • AIB FO Watts / W T Morris Award – Winner: Stephanie Keary
  • AIB Chapter Medal Award – Winner: Stephanie Keary
  • Muller Partnership Award – Winner: Bryce Hill-Buxton
  • Probuild Award – Winner: Spencer Dunbabin
  • CIOB QEII Award – Winner: Chris Mikha
  • PSA Projects – Winners: Corbin Stevic and Kribashini Kisten-Reddy

Scholarship awards

  • Stockland Ervin Graf Scholarship – 2014 Winner: Priscilla Lodge
  • GPT Group Scholarship – 2015 Winner: Melissa Gardner
  • Albury Wodonga API – Geoff Dixon Scholarship – 2015 Winner: Gladys Mungati

Student Achievement Awards

These awards recognise students in each year level of each program who achieve the highest grade point average in 2014.

Construction Management

1st Year – L.U. Simon – Winner: Thyagi Rashantha Thotage Fernando
2nd Year – L.U. Simon – Winner: Matthew Tankey
3rd Year – Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) – Winner: Sophie Ly
4th Year – Hickory – Winner Saso Acevski

Project Management

1st Year – Normark Landscapes P/L – Winner: Ahmad Kassab
2nd Year – Jacobs – Winner: Jessica Borg
3rd Year – Hickory – Winner: Alexandra Nicolaou
4th Year – Hickory – Winner: Shimon New
Masters of Project Management – Solid Support – Winner: Simon Tassone

Property and Valuation

1st Year – API Victorian Division – Winner: Samir Pratap Sawe
2nd Year – Charter Keck Cramer – Winner: Alisa Tu
3rd Year – Municipal Group of Valuers – Winner: Tara Hall
4th Year (awarded to joint winners) – Villawood Properties and API Victorian Division – Winners: Angus Sutherland and Michael Gekas

Graduate Diploma in Valuations – Herron Todd White Award – Winner: Alex Kennedy
Master of Property – API Victorian Division – Winner: Carla Thomson

Poster Awards

Posters are displayed on the night. Students who produce the best posters receive awards.

Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) (Honours) – RICS – Winner: Nik Amira Sofiya Nik Haniff
Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management) (Honours) – API – Winner: Giulia Oliva
Bachelor of Applied Science (Property and Valuation) (Honours) – PMI – Winner: Alexandra Nicolaou

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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 created by Louisa Bloomer