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UOWD employees praised at Staff Excellence and Service Awards

UOWD employees praised at Staff Excellence and Service Awards

Sunday, 17 November, 2019

UOWD employees praised at Staff Excellence and Service Awards

The University of Wollongong in Dubai recently celebrated the outstanding achievements of its staff at the annual Staff Excellence and Service Awards ceremony hosted on campus.

Attended by the UOWD Board members, several academic and professional staff were honoured for their efforts and outstanding contributions in various categories reflecting the University’s values. Staff who completed five, 10, 15 and 20 years of service were also recognised. 

Speaking during the ceremony Mr Robert Ryan, Chairman of the UOWD Board of Directors congratulated the finalists and the rest of the staff for their dedication and efforts, contributing to the success of the University. 

The award ceremony concluded with a lunch reception and networking opportunities among the staff.

2019 Staff Excellence and Service Award Recipients

Excellence Award
Winner:  Dr Suzanne Robertson-Malt

Team Collaboration Award
Winner:  Student Recruitment & Marketing team

Passion Award
Winner: Ziad Choucair

Courage Award
Winner:  Eleonora Nentcheva

Integrity Award
Winner: The Finance Fees Team (Joanah De Leon, Dennis Layug, Gurunath Shenoy)

Innovation Award   
Winners: Dr Prakash Vel

Outstanding Professional Service Award
Winner: Majid Munawar

Diversity & Equity Award
Winner: Prof Payyazhi Jayashree

Research Excellence Award
Winner: Dr Mohd Fareq Bin Abd Malek

Teaching Excellence Award 2019
Winner: Dr Alison Thirlwall & Dr Soly Mathew Biju

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning Faculty Award
Dr Flevy Lasrado

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning
Joice Priya

Long service staff awards

5 years

  • Majid Munawar
  • Sonia Adam
  • Dr Nermeen Mustafa
  • Dr Taghreed Abu-Salim
  • Shafi Mohammed
  • Dr Bostjan Gomiscek
  • Dr Assane Lo
  • Avneet Kaur
  • Ziad Choucair
  • Carmelo Mopera

10 years

  • Ann-Marie Amato
  • Maricel Morgado
  • Dr Balan Sundarakani
  • Babu Lal Lohar
  • Pearly D’Souza
  • Senthil Varadharajan

15 years

  • Dr Zeenath Khan
  • Professor Mohamed Salem
  • Maricel Maravillas
  • Ivan D’Souza

20 years

  • Deoraj Chhetri

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