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EduTech Awards 2017
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ASAQS and EduTech Awards 2017

 2017 Gold Medal Award

 

The gold medal award is sponsored by the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors

Gold Medal Award for outstanding academic achievement during the 2016 academic year.  The Gold Medal Award is awarded at a national level to one BSc (Hons) graduate, as well as one B.Tech graduate, both in their final academic year, whose academic achievements are of outstanding merit and whose personal qualities promise to positively contribute to the profession.  
Academically, nominees should have completed their studies in the minimum number of years without failing or repeating any subject. They should have obtained an average mark exceeding 75% for all years of study, made up of an average mark exceeding 75% for the first three years of study combined, plus an average mark exceeding 75% for the fourth and final year of study.  

Other assessment criteria, includes extramural activities, contribution to community, social responsibility, personality and leadership qualities. The weighting applied is 70% for academic achievement, and 30% for all other assessment criteria.

The winner of the gold medal award 2017 is Mr Alain Alexander who completed his studies at UCT. All winners of awards were not only awarded prizes by the individual sponsors but also received document packs containing selections of the latest documents compiled and published by the EduTech Centre.

Alain Alexander Gold Medalist 2017
Mr Alain Alexander is presented with the gold medal by the president of the ASAQS Dr. Stephan Ramabodu
 Ms. Charnike Coetzee  Mr. John Thatcher
Ms. Charnike Coetzee is presented with the
runner-up award by the president of the ASAQS
Mr. Jhon Thatcher is presented with the
runner-up award by the president of the ASAQS

Candidate Achievers Award

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 The candidate achievers award is sponsored by the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession
Awarded to the candidate who has achieved the highest average results for all 18 Professional Skills Modules, completed over a maximum period of 4 years.
Jairos Mwanza Conrad Macleod

Mr Jairos Mwanza completed the skills modules in record time and was awarded two years sponsored membership of the SACQSP.

The awards were presented by the Registrar of Council, Ms Patience More and the President, Prof. Kathy Michell.

 Mr Conrad Macleod passed the skills modules with the highest marks and was awarded one year sponsored membership of the SACQSP.

The awards were presented by the Registrar of Council, Ms Patience More and the President, Prof. Kathy Michell.


Future Leaders Award

 
The future leaders award is sponsored by RLB Pentad Quantity Surveyors

Awarded to the student who has  completed a: Full 3-year University Degree: BSc Quantity Surveying in 2016 or a Full 3-year University of Technology Degree: BTech Quantity Surveying in 2016. The student must have achieved an average score of 75% and above for each year of study (1st, 2nd and 3rd year)

 Gerne Bothma  Juan-Roux Zwaan  Mahlasela Ramodike
Mr Leon Cronje, Financial Director of RLB Pentad, awarded Ms Gerne Bothma the first prize of R10,000. Mr Juan-Roux Zwaan received the second prize of R5,000 and Mr Mahlasela Ramodike the third prize of R2,500. Mr Cronje takes specific responsibility for the finance and human resources functions of RLB Pentad.