The Deputy Principal’s Award – a student award for academic excellence – is an annual award made to individual students who meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time undergraduate students studying on campus at any one of our locations.  Note: you must be taking 8 courses totalling 120 credits and have begun your degree programme at a September intake.
  • Attain 6 Grade As with passes at Grade D or higher in the other courses, at the first sitting.
  • Students with any reassessments, course failures, or grade Es in the year are automatically disqualified from the award.
  • The rules will be adjusted for students with one semester’s absence for medical or personal reasons.


The Award

Any student meeting the criteria receive a letter from Professor John Sawkins, Deputy Principal (Learning and Teaching) after the summer diet of examinations advising them of the award.  Academic Registry maintains a list of award winners on behalf of the University.