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2023 Student Experience Awards Finalists Announced!

September 5, 2023 | General

We are excited to announce the Finalists of the 2023 Student Experience Network Awards.

Thank you to everyone who nominated, it was amazing to see so many fantastic initiatives and programs out there, as well as the amazing people we have working in this sector.

A special thank you to all our amazing judges for your time and effort in completing the judging.

Congratulations to the following finalists:

Commercial Awards – (Best Commercial Initiative, Best Food and Beverage Initiative and Best New or Refurbished Building or Facility):

  • UOW Pulse
  • University of Canterbury Student Association
  • UQ Union
  • Murdoch Student Guild

Marketing Awards – (Most Successful Digital Initiative and Best Marketing Campaign)

  • UOW Pulse
  • UQ Union
  • University of Sydney Union
  • Melbourne Polytechnic
  • Monash Student Association

Best Newcomer Award 

  • Jessica Brazel – University of Newcastle Student Association
  • Tina Holliday-Smith – University of Newcastle
  • Matthew Haywood – ActivateUTS

Student Outcome Awards – (Most Successful Event, Most Successful Wellbeing and Support Program, Most Successful Clubs and Societies Program, Best Orientation Experience, Most Successful Sports or Recreation Initiative, Most Successful Volunteer or Development Program and Most Successful Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Initiative)

  • University of Sydney Union
  • University of Newcastle Student Assoc
  • University of Canterbury Students’ Assoc
  • UQ Union
  • Victoria University
  • UOW Pulse
  • Griffith University
  • Monash Student Association
  • Tasmanian University Student Association
  • ActivateUTS
  • Griffith University Gold Coast Student Guild
  • Arc&UNSW
  • University of South Australia Student Association


Keep a look out as we feature the finalists over social media and on our website leading up to the Awards.

We cannot wait to celebrate with you all when we announce the winners at the Gala Dinner on Thursday 23rd November at the Novotel.




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