Congratulations to Dr Ann Hardy and Peter Langton 2017 UON Industry Award Recipients

Peter Langton and Dr Ann Hardy recipients of 2017 UON Industry & Employability Awards (l-r Jim and Susan Langton with son Peter Langton, Professor Catharine Coleborne, Dr Ann Hardy, with mum Varelle Hardy) Photo: Matt Hudson

On Wednesday 15th November 2017, the University of Newcastle held its inaugural Industry and Employability Awards in the University Gallery.

Peter Langton, Faculty of Education and Arts student in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab, Cultural Collections, Auchmuty Library won the 2017 Work Integrated Learning Student of the Year and Dr Ann Hardy, his GLAMx co-ordinator was awarded the 2017 Work Integrated Learning Staff Member of the Year. Congratulations Peter and Ann!

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Videos were filmed and edited by Gionni Di Gravio.

The awards were presented by the UON Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Caroline McMillen. Master of Ceremonies was Professor Darrell Evans, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic).

To jump to each segment, watch the video on our UONCC YouTube:

00:00 – 2:45 WELCOME by Professor Darrell Evans Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
02:46 – 13:06 ADDRESS Professor Caroline McMillen, Vice Chancellor and President.
13:07 – 14:17 Masagos Hamzah (Student on Campus Employee of the Year)
14:18 – 15:04 Samson Owaka (Student on Campus Employee of the Year)
15:05 – 16:06 Peter Langton (Work Integrated Learning Student of the Year)
16:07 – 17:10 Alexander Austin (Highly Commended)
17:11 – 18:30 Joss Kesby (Student Entrepreneur of the Year)
18:31 – 19:45 James Rabbitt (Student Entrepreneur of the Year)
19:46 – 24:10 Video Presentation Varley Group and Alexander Austin
24:11 – 25:29 UON Student Central – Student Advice and Hubs (On-Campus Employer of the Year
25:30 – 26:25 Newcastle Airport Pty. Ltd. (NAPL) (Employer of the Year – START-UP or SME)
26:26 – 28:40 Regional Development Australia Central Coast, NSW Police, and Central Coast Local Health District (Employer of the Year – LARGE)
28:41 – 34:48 EMPLOYER ADDRESS by Melissa Rowe, People and Organisational Excellence Manager (NAPL)
34:49 – 35:55 Tareka Chatfield and Lucas Nickerson (UON Staff Employability Initiative of the Year)
35:56 – 37:11 Dr Ann Hardy – Work Integrated Learning Staff Member of the Year
37:12 – 38:01 Dr Paul Stolk (Highly Commended)
38:02 – 41:31 Closing Thanks

Peter Langton & Caroline McMillan. Photo Matt Hudson.

Celebrating work-ready excellence of UON students and the contribution of industry partners and UON staff in enhancing graduate employability is a key focus of the University of Newcastle’s inaugural Industry and Employability Awards.

UON Industry Awards Booklet (2MB PDF File)

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