01 Sep 2017
UniSuper celebrates Higher Education excellence
UniSuper is the proud sponsor of the 2017 Australian Financial Review (AFR) Higher Education Awards, which were announced at a gala dinner in Sydney on Tuesday 29 August.
The awards recognise outstanding achievements made within the higher education and research sector, and the contribution it makes to the prosperity and quality of life in Australia and globally. The awards form part of the AFR’s Higher Education Summit.
We were thrilled to see so many of our university partners among the winners across nine different categories, including:
Emerging Leader Award
Professor David Reilly from the University of Sydney
Community Engagement Award
Central Queensland University – Choices Applied Theatre Project
Education Technology Award
Swinburne University of Technology – Quitch
Equity and Opportunity Award
La Trobe and Federation University – Higher Education for Care Leavers Strategy
Facilities Innovation Award
RMIT – The 40-year Life-cycle
Industry Engagement Award
Monash University – Monash Industry Team Initiative: MITI
International Education Award
University of Adelaide – China Career Ready Plus Program
Learning Experience Award
Australian National University economist Bruce Chapman who designed the HECS student loan system won the Lifetime Achievement Award.
UniSuper joins the sector in congratulating these winners and for the powerful impact these institutions make on Australia and the world. As Australia’s only super fund dedicated to the higher education and research sector, we are tremendously proud to have sponsored the prestigious awards and are delighted to see so many of our university partners being recognised on a national level.