Study NT International Student of the Year Award

The Study NT International Student of the Year Award recognises the outstanding contributions international students make to the Territory community and acknowledges students demonstrating excellence in their academic achievements.

In 2021, more than 3800 international students are enrolled to study with one of the Territory’s quality education and training providers, helping to make the Territory the multicultural and welcoming community that it is. Study NT recognises the valuable contribution that international students make to the Northern Territory (NT).

Why nominate

The 2021 Study NT International Student of the Year Award is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate international students studying in the Territory and showcase their achievements to the broader community.

The winner of the award will be presented with an official certificate of achievement at our annual welcome reception (to be held in 2022) and will be invited to join the Study NT Ambassador Program for 2022. Finalists and the overall winner will be promoted locally, nationally and internationally.

Key dates

Nominations for the 2021 Study NT International Student of the Year award are open from Monday 27 September to Friday 5 November 2021.

To assist international students with developing their nomination Study NT is organising a workshop on 18 October 2021. Professional writing trainer Sam McCue will cover what to include in resumes and award nominations. Register to attend on the Eventbrite website.

The award will be presented at the annual welcome reception at Parliament House (dates to be confirmed).

Who can nominate

The award is open to an international student who is currently:

  • studying with a Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider in the Northern Territory (including Northern Territory schools, vocational education and training (VET), English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS), higher education and / or non-award courses or undertaking the Navitas Professional Program
  • holding a valid student visa at the time of nomination
  • residing in the Northern Territory.

Individual international students studying in the NT can be nominated by their education provider, or self-nominate. Students cannot nominate each other.

How to nominate

Step 1. Get the nomination form.

Study NT international student of the year award nomination form (pdf 493KB)
Study NT international student of the year award nomination form (docx 67KB)

Step 2. Email the nomination form to studynt@nt.gov.au by Friday 5 November 2021.

After you nominate

A selection panel comprising community, government and international education industry representatives will assess nominations to determine finalists and the award winner.

Finalists will be individually notified and will be publicly announced in advance of the ceremony. Finalists need to be able to attend the ceremony.

Contact

For more information on this award or for assistance in completing the nomination form, please contact Study NT by email studynt@nt.gov.au or call 08 8999 7500.