Frequently asked questions
Nominations are open now so complete and submit the online form before Friday 18 August 2023.
Email [email protected] and we will be in contact to resolve your issues.
You will hear back in August. After the closing date, all nominations will be assessed by the Awards Panel then Study NSW will conduct reference checks in August. Finalists will be announced in October.
Make sure you have advised your reference that they will be contacted and confirm their current contact details.
Study NSW will contact all successful nominees and or nominators by phone and/or email
There are typically 3 finalists per category. However, there could be more or less, depending on the number of nominations and on the decision of the Awards Panel.
Study NSW will ring you to let you know the good news. Then we will send you an email with all information you need to know about next steps. Contact us at any time if you have any questions.
The ceremony details will be confirmed shortly
Yes, you can invite guests to join the virtual ceremony. Your referees nominator, and education institution (for the NSW International Student of the Year award) will also be invited.
Around one month before the ceremony.
The Alumni Team consists of all winners from the seven (7) award categories. If you win an award, you will automatically be admitted into the Alumni Team. This includes:
- a ticket to the International Education Awards ceremony for the next year
- Showcasing your profile as a winner on the Study NSW website.
For international students
International students in NSW must be nominated by your education institution. If you are an international student who has contributed to the community and would like to be considered for special recognition, approach your education provider to nominate you for one the NSW International Student of the Year Award categories. If you would like to nominate another international student in NSW, contact their education provider.
Contact your lecturer/teacher or student support staff.
Contact the initiative lead/administrator of the initiative you believe should be nominated. They can self-nominate, and you can provide an endorsement as part of it.
Contact the business or community organisation. They can self-nominate, and you can provide a recommendation as part of it. tell them to contact us.
Contact your NSW organisation who can submit a nomination on their behalf. Please ensure that the nominator has contacted them to let them know they will be nominating them.
For education providers
You can nominate up to 3 students on their behalf per category on study.nsw.gov.au Please note students can not self-nominate.
Self-nominations are accepted for programs and initiatives. If you ran a program from July 2022 to June 2023, please nominate your program or initiative for the NSW International Education Engagement Award (Education Providers).
You can nominate on their behalf if you let them know you are doing so.
You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation. Please ensure that you have contacted the nominee to let them know.
For business and community organisations
Please nominate your program or initiative online for the NSW International Education Engagement Award (Business and Community Organisation).
All nominations for the NSW International Student of the Year award must be submitted by the student's education institution. Please note the student needs to be informed that they will be nominated.
If you know an individual who has made a significant or ongoing contribution to the international education sector in NSW, you can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation. Please ensure you have contacted them to let them know you will be nominating them.
A NSW organisation will need to nominate you on your behalf.
All nominations for the NSW International Student of the Year award must be submitted by the student's education institution. Please note the student needs to be informed that they will be nominated for this award.
Please discuss this with the initiative lead/administrator you believe should be nominated. They can self-nominate, and you can provide an endorsement as part of it.
Please contact the business or community organisation you would like to nominate. They can self-nominate, and you can provide a recommendation as part of it.