The Philip Tighe Memorial Medal and Prize
In 1999, the Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies established an annual prize to reward outstanding performance in the field of Environmental Studies.
In 2013 $5,000 was presented to the University towards this prize from the Estate of the late Mary Therese Tighe.
The following rules are hereby made:-
- There shall be a prize to be awarded annually called ‘The Philip Tighe Memorial Medal and Prize’.
- The prize shall consist of a cheque for $250 and a suitably inscribed medal.
- Provided that, in the opinion of the Head of the Discipline of Geography, Environment and Population, the work is of sufficient merit, the prize shall be awarded each year to the student with the most outstanding result in the core course for the Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management degree.
- The University may vary the rules from time to time in a manner consistent with the University’s legal obligations and policies.