2017 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 Annual Industry, Research and Awards Night was held on Thursday 19 October 2017 at the Olympic Room and Betty Cuthbert Lounge at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Order of Proceedings

  • 4.00pm Poster judging begins
  • 5.00pm Award preparation, drinks and canapes are served
  • 6.00pm General guests arrive
  • 6.30pm Opening event – Welcome by Professor Ron Wakefield, Head of School, RMIT Property, Construction and Project Management
  • 6.32pm Presentation of awards
  • 7.30pm Award ceremony concludes
  • 7.30pm–8.30pm Drinks and canapes are served
  • 9.00pm Event concludes

Awards and sponsors

Awards are proudly sponsored by the following Employers of Choice.

Longstanding 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
  • Buxton Award
  • Tony Carpenter Award (AIQS)
  • L.A. Casey Award (AIQS)
  • Solid Support Award
  • AIB FO Watts / W T Morris Award
  • AIB Chapter Medal Award
  • Muller Partnership Award
  • Probuild Award
  • CIOB QEII Award 
  • Solid Support Award
  • API Undergraduate Award
  • API Postgraduate Awards

Scholarship awards

  • Stockland Ervin Graf Scholarship
  • The GPT Group Scholarship
  • Donald Cant Watts Corke Scholarship
  • Coles Property Scholarship
  • Beller-Nucara Family Scholarship

Student achievement awards

These awards recognise students in each year level of each program who achieve the highest Grade Point Average in 2016.

Property and Valuation

1st Year – Mirvac
2nd Year – Charter Keck Cramer
3rd Year – Municipal Group of Valuers
4th Year – TBA
Graduate Diploma in Valuations – Herron Todd White
Master of Business / Master of Property – ISPT

Project Management

1st Year – Bypass
2nd Year – Coles
3rd Year – Hickory
4th Year – Jacobs
Masters of Project Management – Ausco Modular

Construction Management

1st Year – L.U. Simon
2nd Year –Hickory
3rd Year – Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB)
4th Year – L.U. Simon

Master of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building – Sustainable Development Consultants

Poster awards

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

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) (Honours) – RICS
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management) (Honours) – API
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Property and Valuation) (Honours) – PMI
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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