Rosemary Cooper Award

Nominations have closed

Nominations for 2024 have closed, nominations will open again in March 2025.

About the award

The University of Wollongong is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and we value and acknowledge the importance of the diverse experiences, talents and cultures of our staff and students.

The Rosemary Cooper Award is in honour of the late Rosemary Cooper. Rosemary was a graduate of the University and worked in the Faculty of Commerce form 1991 to 2011. Rosemary lived with disability, and performed at the highest possible level of professionalism, accuracy and detail. She was an outstanding employee in all respects and an exemplary role model for all staff of the University.

The Rosemary Cooper Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Award recognises the achievements of Academic and Professional staff members who have lived experience with EDI impacts and/or their advocates and allies. Award categories include individual contributions, and team achievements such as development of initiatives and programs that support the University's strategic EDI goals.

Selection criteria and how to nominate

Rosemary Cooper Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Award Nomination Form (DOCX)

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