Annual awards

Annual awards

Macquarie University Blues Awards

The 'Macquarie University Blues' awards is the University's most prestigious sport-based awards ceremony. The 2016 Blues Awards will be held on Thursday 3 November 2016. For further information contact

2015's Finest

Over the past four decades, Blues Awards have continued to be awarded for outstanding achievement in university sport. The award exemplifies the extraordinary level of sporting brilliance at Macquarie University and is an honour that becomes the highlight of many sporting careers.

On Thursday 4 February 2016, Macquarie University hosted the annual Blues Awards. The highly prestigious Full Blue Award was awarded to 6 athletes and 7 athletes received a Half Blue Award. Four athletes and two sport administrator received recognition with other major awards, including the Female and Male Sport Athlete of the Year, Ted O’Keefe Scholarship, John Lincoln Services Award, the Leigh Barnier ‘Spirit of the Games; Award and the Chancellor’s Award.

“Macquarie University Sport was delighted to host the family and friends of so many talented elite student athletes at the Blues Awards last night. A number of our exceptional and bright Macquarie University students, past and present, received well deserved recognition for their achievements in both the sporting and academic arena throughout the night” said Cindy Hoad, General Manager Sport and Recreation.

Congratulations to the following winners

Female athlete of the year - Melissa Wu
Male athlete of the year - Jonathan Venter
John Lincoln Service Award - Adam Joyce
Ted O'Keefe Scholarship - Nicholas Brooks
Leigh Barnier 'Spirit of the Games' Award - Robert Frame 
Chancellor's Award - Melissa Wu

Hall of Fame Inductee - Denise Osmand 

Full Blues Winner
Samuel Burston (cycling)
Remi Harvey (ice hockey)
Liam Kelly (Surf Lifesaving)
Jaimee Nobbs (figure skating)
Dimiter Vidin (tennis)

Half Blues Winners
Tayla King (archery)
Kathy Kuestler (archery)
Emily Laundry (karate)
Lishan Sung (fencing)
Jennifer Tam (badminton)
Jonathan Venter (motorsport)


To view how the night went click here.

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