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2017 Awards Ceremony

2017 Awards Ceremony

Artwork Credit: Declan Gillard-Martin

The Open Access College Awards Ceremony is our biggest face to face event of the school year, and everyone is invited! At the Ceremony, we celebrate exceptional achievements of our year 7-12 and VET students. Awards are given for excellent academic and personal achievements. Please join us!

All award winners should now have been notified, please direct any inquiries to [email protected]

About the Awards

The exact nature of most awards will not be revealed until the day. The awards that will be presented include:
  • Academic Achievement Awards - for academic achievement in year 7-12 and VET subjects.
  • Personal Achievement Awards - awarded for year 7-12 and VET subjects. Students have displayed effort, or a commitment to development in that subject.
  • Special Awards - including Premier's Reading Challenge awards
  • Major Awards - including Outstanding Year Level Awards years 10- 12, Caltex Best All Rounder, Long Tan Award and Student Citizenship Award
  • Graduation Certificates - in recognition of year 12 studies toward the South Australian Certificate of Education

Where & When

Marquee Ballroom
Sfera's Convention Centre
191 Reservoir Road Modbury see map

Thursday 7 December 2017
12:30 for a 1pm start
Afternoon tea will begin at 2:45pm.

Download pdf invitation here (Pdf 567Kb).


Please RSVP online here by Thursday 23 November.

Award winners MUST RSVP to receive their award at the Ceremony. If you are an award winner, please RSVP even if you are not planning on attending. 

Media Consent

Our photographer will be taking photos at the ceremony. All students attending must complete a media consent form, and return this form on the day. 

Dress code

Neat casual attire. Open Access College students are both home-based and school-based. Most school-based students prefer not to wear their school uniform, however it is your choice.

Thank you to our Sponsors

Thanks to Sonic Technology for generously donating services for this year's Awards Ceremony.

Thank you to WorkspaceSt Georges Books and Premier Art Supplies for their kind donations toward prizes for our students.


Become a sponsor!

The award prizes we present each year are generously donated by our community. If you would like to donate on behalf of your business or as an individual, please contact Robyn Hondow at [email protected]

Location Map

Sfera's Convention Centre Map


The digital landscapes used in the Awards Ceremony invitations were created by Open Access College student Declan Gillard-Martin. Thank you Declan!