IEAA Excellence Awards 2023 nominations are now open

Do you know someone who’s made an impact in international education in Australia? Engaged with an innovative or cutting-edge project? Or, is leading the recovery as we look towards the future? Now’s the time to submit your nominations for IEAA’s Excellence Awards 2022.

For 13 years, the prestigious annual IEAA Excellence Awards have recognised the outstanding contributions by individuals and teams in the international education sector in Australia. The Awards recognise the passion and dedication of our colleagues and peers and provide a benchmark of excellence and good practice for the entire sector.

‘Our international education community has experienced unprecedented challenges over the last year. As we emerge from the Covid pandemic, it is more important than ever for us to recognise and celebrate those colleagues who have achieved extraordinary outcomes. Our Association is proud to be able to play a key role in facilitating peer to peer recognition through the annual IEAA Awards’ says IEAA CEO Phil Honeywood.

As the sector remains resilient amid a period of recovery, IEAA encourages a diverse range of nominations. No matter how big or small your contribution, we want to hear about how you or your peers have triumphed.

‘The IEAA Excellence Awards give us the opportunity to recognise our peers and colleagues for the innovative work they do to support our students and our institutions to provide global opportunities and advance international education for all our students.’ says Bronwyn Bartsch, IEAA Treasurer.  

Now, more than ever after the disruption and challenges of Covid, we are proud to celebrate the achievements and commitment of our colleagues to provide exceptional outcomes and recognise the incredible efforts of our greatest resource – our people’ add Bronwyn.

The 2022 Award categories include:

  • Distinguished Contribution
  • Excellence in Leadership
  • Tony Adams Rising Star
  • Best Practice
  • Innovation
  • Professional Commentary
  • Outstanding Postgraduate Thesis

Nominations are open to all but must be submitted by an IEAA member.
Nominations close Sunday 10 July 2022.

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This year’s Awards ceremony will be hosted at the Australian International Education Conference (AIEC).

Last years’ award winners exemplify the outstanding contributions made by international education professionals in 2021 during a time of great change and amidst the many challenges facing the sector.

Take a look at the IEAA Excellence Award previous winners here