The Association of Women on Campus at The University of Melbourne

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The Association of Women on Campus at The University of Melbourne (AWCUM) is a professional network that promotes and maintains a support network for all female University of Melbourne staff.

Open to both academic and professional staff, the Association provides high quality seminars and workshops to improve and enhance professional skills, provides a platform for women's issues in the workplace and its changing environment, encourages friendship and generates a strong network for women across the University of Melbourne, and supports the activities of the Fairness and Diversity Unit and the Affirmative Action Program at the University.

Professor Margaret Sheil has been AWCUM Patron since 2012.[1]

Association of Women on Campus at The University of Melbourne event, 21 August 2017

Members can access members-only events and social activities throughout the year, and meet, network and learn with other women at the University. AWCUM is open to all female staff members at the University of Melbourne and exits to support and recognise the talents of University of Melbourne women, through our award and our network.

AWCUM Prize[edit]

The AWCUM Prize is an annual award made to the top student in a gender, indigenous and/or diversity related second year Faculty of Arts subject selected by AWCUM that aligns with our objectives. AWCUM's objectives are to promote and maintain a strong support network for all women employed by the University of Melbourne - both academic and professional staff.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Melbourne, The University of (2012-07-13). "Provost : Chancellery (Academic & International)". provost.unimelb.edu.au. Retrieved 2017-08-25. 
  2. ^ "Prizes : Faculty of Arts". Faculty of Arts. 2017-06-22. Retrieved 2017-08-25.