FAQs

All your Student Voice Awards questions answered!

What, when and where?
Who can nominate?
How to nominate
Prizes
Key dates
Judging
Conditions of entry
Get involved on social media
Contact information


When and where?

Ceremony Date
Thursday 18th October 2018
6pm-8pm

Location
Unconfirmed! Check back closer to the event!


Who can nominate?

Depends on the category! Check out our categories page for more info on each but in general:

Victorian SRCs and school groups can nominate for the Group Action Award, SRC of the Year Award (this comes in Primary or Secondary).

Current Victorian Year Twelve students can nominate for the Newsboys Foundation Youth Leadership Award.  

Current Victorian teachers can be nominated for the Teacher of the Year Award.


How to enter

1.    Read through the categories and prizes

2.    Create a 1-2 minute video (max) that tells your story and how you use student voice in any of the five award categories

3.    Upload your video to YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive or Dropbox and copy the link

4.    Fill out the online form: www.surveymonkey.com/r/RAwards-nominationlinking us to your video.

Entries close at 5pm, Wednesday 29th August. Submissions after this date will not be accepted.


Prizes

A total of $20,000 is up for grabs across five categories to invest in student leadership, SRC, education, student voice activities or social change initiatives.


Key dates

Item

Date

Applications open

Monday 16th July

Applications close

5pm, Wednesday 29th August

Shortlist announced

Wednesday 5th September

Interview for Newsboys Foundation

Youth Leadership Award (Year 12s)

Friday 14th September

Finalists announced

Friday 5th October

2018 VicSRC Student Voice Awards ceremony

Thursday 18th October

 

 

 


Judging

The 2018 VicSRC Student Voice Awards will be judged by panel of VicSRC Student Executives, staff, supporters and education sector representaives.

Process:

  • VicSRC will shortlist the top five submissions per category

  • The judging panel will watch the five nomination videos for each award category based on selection criteria. Each panel member will rate the nominations according to the criteria. The panel will then share their votes and discuss the most suitable finalists

  • Each award category will have a winner and two runners-up

  • Nominees will be notified of the outcome of their application via email

  • Finalists will be invited to attend the 2018 VicSRC Student Voice Awards ceremony on Tuesday 18th September.

Interviews for Newsboys Foundation Youth Leadership Award

Three finalists will be selected to be interviewed for the Newsboys Foundation Youth Leadership Award.

The interviews will be conducted on Friday 14th September 2018 from 9.30am-12.30pm. Finalists must be available for the interview in order to be eligible for the award.

As part of the interview process, finalists will be asked to present a clear plan on what winning the Newsboys Foundation Youth Leadership Award would enable them to do including how they would spend the prize money to develop their leadership skills and extend their leadership activities to help support young people in their school community.


Conditions of entry

Nominees need to make sure they meet the conditions of entry for each nomination. See Conditions of entry for detailed requirements.


Get involved on social media

Join the conversation on social media!

Follow us on Facebook VicSRC | Twitter @VicSRC | Instagram @VicSRC_gram | Snapchat vicsrc_snap

Tag your posts with #VicSRC | #StudentsOfVic | #ThisIsLeadership | #SVawards2018


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Conditions of entry
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Contact information

Please direct all inquiries regarding the Student Voice Awards to Kat Daymond, Events Officer at  or on 03 9267 3723.

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