Student Awards

PRINZ is proud to support our future leaders by sponsoring student prizes at a range of universities and institutes each year. The prize is a years membership of PRINZ.

Auckland University of Technology

Presidents Award for Top Academic Student in the BCS PR Major, presented in April.

  • 2013 - Liz Andrews, Top Academic Student in the BCS PR Major
  • 2010 - Angela Iotua, Top Public Relations graduate
  • 2009 - Kate Webby, Top Public Relations graduate
  • 2008 - Grace Honney, Top Public Relations graduate
  • 2007 - Teresa Twyford
  • Massey University

    The PRINZ Award for Public Relations Management - Top student in Managing Public Relations 219.305, presented in May.

  • 2013 - Danielle Balsaras, Top Student in Managing Public Relations
  • 2009 - Susan Allen, Top Student in Public Relations Management
  • Unitec Institute of Technology

    The PRINZ Award for Excellence in Public Relations (Undergraduate) for top student in Public Relations, presented in November.

    The PRINZ Award for Postgraduate Communication Management for top student in Strategic Communication & Information Management, presented in November.

  • 2013 - Alexander Danne, Top Student in Strategic Communication and Information Management (Postgraduate)
  • 2013 - Nicole Spring, Top Student in Public Relations (Undergraduate)
  • 2012 - Sandra Noronha, Top Student in Strategic Communication and Information Management (Postgraduate)
  • 2012 - Vivienne Frost, Top Student in Public Relations (Undergraduate)
  • 2008 - Betsy Hustler
  • 2007 - Lisa Forman, Top Student in Public Relations
  • University of Waikato

    PRINZ sponsors the Chesterman Group PR Campaign Award, presented in October each year. The winning team all recieve PRINZ memberships. Teams spend the semester developing a campaign for a client to be presented to a panel of industry judges.

  • 2013 - Future Communications - 'NotSo Super-Annuation' - Poverty Action Waikato
  • 2012 - 4C PR - 'What is 4C' - Organ Donation New Zealand
  • 2011 - PROspect Consultants - Opportunity Hamilton
  • 2009 - PRWorks -Waikato Sustainable Business Network
  • Wintec

    Sponsor of the Media Arts Applied Public Relations Campaign Presentations, presented in June.

    • 2014 - Shraddha Venkatramani, Jyothis John, and Merissa McLocklan - 'Out of the Box PR' Client: Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park Project
    • 2013 - Alice Buchanan, Rachel Fitness, Arana Taha, Era Peihopa - 'A Brush with Kindness' Client: Habitat for Humanity
    • 2012 - Samantha Corban, Shayna de la Rue, Ete Bird, and Niki Creasy- The Big Camp Out - ShelterBox
    The PRINZ award for Top Year 3 PR student, presented in March.
    • 2014 - Rachel Fitness
    The PRINZ award for Top Year 2 PR student, presented in March.
    • 2014 - Manpreet Farrar

    University of Otago

    The PRINZ Award for Excellence in Public Relations (Undergraduate) for top student in Strategic Communication MFCO321, presented in June.

  • 2014 - Elizabeth Clark, Top Student in Strategic Communication

  • Manukau Institute of Technology

    The PRINZ Prize was awarded based on outstanding academic achievement.

  • 2008 - Natasha Ckinner and Katrina Tolomaki
  • 2007 - Michael Breen