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Awards and Recognition

In addition to a Student Report, each student that participates receives a Certificate which is awarded on the following basis:

Award For each year level in each state or country
High Distinction Certificate the top 1% of participants
Distinction Certificate the next 10% of participants
Credit Certificate the next 25% of participants
Merit Certificate the next 10% of participants
Participation Certificate for all remaining participants
Principal's Certificate Principals may wish to award this certificate to students who have made progress that may not have been recognised otherwise. The awarding of Certificates is entirely at the discretion of schools.

University of New South Wales (UNSW) Medals

UNSW medalStudents with the top score in each subject in each year level are awarded a medal and a medal winner’s certificate. It should be noted that students must have written the relevant assessment during the official ICAS testing period and the result must be judged as sufficiently meritorious to be eligible for a UNSW medal.

Medal Presentation Ceremony

The ceremony was held in early July to publically acknowledge, encourage and reward students’ academic achievements. Medals are presented to students in each year level in the subject areas of English, Mathematics in Chinese, Mathematics in English, Science in Chinese, Science in English and Writing.

UNSW Foundation Studies ICAS Special Award (Hong Kong and Macau)

In recognition of students’ academic achievement, UNSW Global Pty Limited is pleased to offer UNSW Foundation Studies ICAS Special Award (Hong Kong and Macau).

This Special Award is established to enable Hong Kong and Macau citizens who achieve outstanding results in the International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) to undertake the UNSW Foundation Studies program, a qualification of the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

The value of the Special Award program is AUD1,000. This will be in the form of a UNSW Foundation Studies fee waiver, to students in Hong Kong and Macau who achieved a Distinction or High Distinction in an ICAS test taken within two years of submitting an application to study at UNSW Foundation Studies.

To find out further detailed information about this award, please contact our representative, aec Education Consultancy at 2598 6166 or enquiry@aecl.com.hk.

ATAR bonus points

Medal winning students in their final two years of schooling also qualify for bonus Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) Points which can be used toward undergraduate degree programs at the University of New South Wales.

You can download a PDF copy of the ATAR Information for a quick reference to information on bonus points for medals.