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College of Business Student Awards


Professor Peter Dawkins, 2017 Dean's Scholar Sebastian Au, Professor Colin Clark

The College of Business annual Student Awards celebrate and formally recognise the outstanding achievements of our students.

The student awards are typically sponsored by close partners of the College of Business and the broader University. Sponsors include alumni, employers, Work Integrated Learning host organisations, professional bodies aligned with the College, and academic text publishers.

The College of Business acknowledges the long-standing sponsors of these awards, whose support we have appreciated over many years.

Dean's Scholar Award

The 2017 recipient of the Dean's scholar award, sponsored by VU's College of Business, was Sebastian Au.

In 'College of Business Student Awards':

Postgraduate awards

Rumpf Award
Most Outstanding Postgraduate Student – Master of Business (Management)

Sponsor: Dr Peter Rumpf

2017 recipient: Dario Bartolomeo

Outstanding Student - Doctor of Business Administration

Sponsor: The Graduate Management Association of Australia

2017 recipient: Timothy Boyle

Outstanding Graduate Student - Master of Business

Master of Business (Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management)

Sponsor: AHRI

2017 recipient: Steven John Tsitas

Outstanding Student - Master of Business Administration

Sponsor: The Graduate Management Association of Australia

2017 recipient: Dean Woodall

Excellence in Higher Degree Research

Sponsor: Victoria University - College of Business

2017 recipient: Andrew Young

Outstanding Student - Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems)

Sponsor: SAP Australia User Group

2017 recipient: Jayneel Yatindradev Joshi

Marketing


VU staff Aviva Israel and Ghofran Al-nasiri, with award-winner Bianca Frachea

Most Outstanding Work Integrated Learning Student - Marketing

Sponsor: The Malthouse Theatre

2017 recipient: Bianca Frachea

Outstanding Student - Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

Sponsor: The Australian Marketing Institute

2017 recipient: Richard Valerio Tedesco

Event, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Outstanding Final Year Student Event Management

Sponsor: RACV

2017 recipient: Carmen Cherie Brady

Most Outstanding Work Integrated Learning Student - Event Management

Sponsor: Western Bulldogs Football Club

2017 recipient: Denni Egan

Most Outstanding Work Integrated Learning Student - Tourism Management

Sponsor: Eureka Skydeck

2017 recipient: Vanessa Bugeja

YTN Award
Outstanding First Year Student - Tourism, Events & Hospitality

Sponsor: Young Tourism Network

2017 recipient: Georgina Derham

Most Outstanding Work Integrated Learning Student - Hospitality Management

Sponsor: Crown Towers and Crown Promenade Hotel

2017 recipient: Emily Victoria White

J Mulcahy Memorial Award
Most Outstanding Student - Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)

Sponsor: Australian Hotels Association

2017 recipient: Ebony Alice Williams

Outstanding Final Year Student - Hospitality Tourism Management

Sponsor: Quest Apartment Hotels

2017 recipient: Shaneal Williams

Outstanding Student - Bachelor of Business Tourism/Events Management

Sponsor: Western Melbourne Tourism

2017 recipient: Lesley Margaret Vaughan

Banking & finance

Outstanding First Year Student - Banking & Finance

Sponsor: BCP

2017 recipient: Kristina Ciccone

Outstanding Second Year Student - Bachelor of Business (Financial Risk Management)

Sponsor: AMP

2017 recipient: Matthew Kusel

Management

Outstanding First Year Student - Management

Sponsor: Dr Peter Rumpf

2017 recipient: Jack Kimberly Flynn

Human Resource Management

Outstanding Student - Bachelor of Business Human Resource Management

Sponsor: AHRI

2017 recipient: Wendy Sue Funcich

Accounting

Matthews Steer Scholarship:
Outstanding Performance in Bachelor of Business First Year Accounting

Sponsor: Matthews Steer Pty Ltd

2017 recipient: Trang Thi Minh Cao

Outstanding Academic Performance in Bachelor of Business - First Year Accounting

Sponsor: CPA Australia

2017 recipient: Mason Littlewood

Most Outstanding Academic Performance in Bachelor of Business - Second Year Accounting

Sponsor: CPA Australia

2017 recipient: Christopher Alexander Molivas

Most Outstanding Academic Performance in Bachelor of Business  - Third Year Accounting

Sponsor: CPA Australia

2017 recipient: Kelli Louise Malmberg

Outstanding Student - Accounting for Decision Making, Semester 2

Sponsor: Wiley Higher Education

2017 recipient: Kami Matton-Douglas

Outstanding Student - Accounting for Decision Making, Semester 1

Sponsor: Wiley Higher Education

2017 recipient: Jasmine Mokos

Most Outstanding Work Integrated Learning Student - Bachelor of Business Accounting

Sponsor: PKF

2017 recipient: Thi Lisa Nguyen

My-Linh Dao Prize
Outstanding Academic Performance in Bachelor of Business Accounting

Sponsor: Quynh Dao

2017 recipient: Irena Ristevski

Global Logistics & Transport

Outstanding Student - Bachelor of Business (Global Logistics and Transport)

Sponsor: The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia (Victoria)

2017 recipient: Veronica April Teofilo

Achievement scholarships

Recipients of scholarships

In 2017, the following students were awarded scholarships for high achievement in their Business study at VU:

  • Liam Bagaric
  • Mikayla Camilleri
  • Alice Growden
  • Bilal Merhi
  • Edward Murphy
  • William Wardrop