Awards and Prizes

At UNSW School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering, we recognise high achieving students and honour their academic excellence in various ways, including prizes and the Dean’s Awards.

Mining Engineering Awards and Prizes

Awards and prizes

  • The Roxborough Prize - Best performance in Year 1 in Mining Engineering
  • The Charles Warman Prize - Best performance in MINE 2810 Minerals and Processing Course
  • The New South Wales Minerals Council Prize - Best Overall Performance (or Proficiency) Year 2 Engineering program
  • The David Phillips Prize - Best overall performance in Year 3 Resource Estimation and Mine Planning
  • The Behre Dolbear Prize - Best Overall Proficiency (or Performance) in Year 3
  • The New South Wales Minerals Council Prize - Best Performance in Hardrock Mine Design Course
  • The Mitsubishi Prize - Best performance in Coal Mine Design Project
  • he Jim Galvin Prize - Best performance in Year 4 Mine Geotechnical Engineering
  • The Behre Dolbear Prize - Best thesis
  • The David Laurence Prize - Best overall academic performance in an Honours thesis relating to Sustainable Mining Practices in the Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering Program
  • The Stan Sawyer Memorial Prize - Best performance in an Honours thesis on a topic relating to coal mining in the Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering program
  • The Bruce Hebblewhite Prize in Mining Engineering - Best overall performance in Year 4 of the Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering program
  • The Joan Bath Prize for Women in Mining Engineering - Best academic performance by a female in the final year of the Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering Program
  • The Outstanding Postgraduate Research Student Prize MINE - Outstanding performance in Postgraduate Research in Petroleum Engineering

 

Petroleum Engineering Awards and Prizes

  • The Outstanding Year 1 Student Prize - Outstanding performance in Year 1 of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Petroleum Engineering program
  • The Petrophysics Award - Best performance in PTRL2020 Petrophysics
  • The Reservoir Engineering Award - Best cumulative performance in PTRL2019 Reservoir Engineering A and PTRL3001 Reservoir Engineering B
  • The Outstanding Year 2 Student Prize - Outstanding performance in Year 2 of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Petroleum Engineering program
  • The Reservoir Modelling Award - Best cumulative performance in PTRL3040 Numerical Reservoir Simulation and PTRL3030 Reservoir Characterisation
  • The Petroleum Geoscience Award - Best cumulative performance in PTRL2030 Field Development Geology and PTRL2114 Petroleum Geophysics
  • The Drilling Engineering Award - Best performance in PTRL3015 Well Drilling Equipment and Operations
  • The Surface Facilities Design Project Prize - Best performance in PTRL3022 Design Project for Petroleum Engineers
  • The Petroleum Economics Award - Best performance in PTRL3025 Petroleum Economics
  • The Outstanding Year 3 Student Prize - Outstanding performance in Year 3 of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Petroleum Engineering program
  • Thesis Project Prize - Best performance in PTRL4010 Integrated Oil and Gas Field Evaluation A
  • The Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery Award - Best performance in PTRL4012 Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery
  • The Natural Gas Engineering Award - Best performance in PTRL4020 Natural Gas Engineering
  • The Thesis A Project Prize - Best performance in PTRL4010 Thesis A
  • The Outstanding Year 4 Student Prize - Outstanding performance in Year 4 of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Petroleum Engineering program
  • The Outstanding Postgraduate Coursework Student Prize - Outstanding performance in Postgraduate Coursework in Petroleum Engineering
  • The Outstanding Postgraduate Research Student Prize - Outstanding performance in Postgraduate Research in Petroleum Engineering
  • The Student Leadership Award - Exemplary student leadership
  • The Henry Salisch Student Service Award - Awarded to an individual who in the view of the student body has contributed to the wider success of the School of Petroleum Engineering and associated organisations

 

The Dean's Awards

The Faculty of Engineering Dean's Award is an annual award made to students in all Undergraduate degrees offered in the Faculty. The award recognises significant academic achievements of students currently studying at the leading Engineering Faculty in Australia.

The Dean's Honours List recognises high achieving students enrolled in one of the UNSW Engineering's Undergraduate programs, including double degree programs.