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Wellington International Student Excellence Awards

The Wellington International Student Excellence Awards recognise the achievements and contributions of international students in the Wellington region – whether academically, the arts, in sports, or in the community, and celebrate the benefits of international education to the broader community.

International Student Awards

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Twelve excellence awards will be presented to international students at an awards ceremony on Thursday 7 November 2019. The ceremony will be held at Parliament and the awards will be presented by Paul Eagle MP.

We also have four Internationalisation Awards for domestic students and Wellington based workplaces who enhance the experience and development of international students and graduates while they study and work in the Wellington region. Do you know a domestic student or workplace that deserves an excellence award? Read about our Internationalisation Award.

2019 Awards

  • Applications open: 10.00am on Wednesday 18 September 2019
  • Application deadline: 10.00am on Monday 14 October 2019
  • Prizes: Each winner will be awarded a trophy and a certificate

Award Categories

Twelve winners will be selected across the following six categories. Submit ONE application only, and select the category which best suits your key achievements. You will have an opportunity on the application form to provide information about achievements in other categories.

Application Information