At the final event for 2015, VALA was pleased to announce the Student Award winners for 2015.

Karen SeligmanThe 2015 VALA Student Award for a student at RMIT University goes to Karen Seligman.

Karen worked in management consulting and as an industrial chemist before deciding to undertake the Master of Information Management at RMIT University. Karen pursued a wide range of interests while studying for her masters degree and has been academically successful across the board. Her extremely high marks in the related subjects have resulted in her nomination for this award. 

Congratulations, Karen, and good luck!


Viviane HessamiThe 2015 VALA Student Award for a student at Monash University goes to Viviane Hessami.

Viviane Hessami achieved outstanding results in the Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Knowledge Management at Monash University, receiving the highest marks in all the Library and Archives subjects and being awarded a Dean’s Achievement Award for her overall performance. She is also the recipient of the Australian Society of Archivists Margaret Jennings Award for the top student in an Archive course in Australia and the Mander Jones Award for the best student paper for her research essay on the Recordkeeping Issues Arising from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

 Congratulations, Viviane, and good luck!


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