Blues Awards Criteria and Nominations/Applications

Massey University Blues

Massey University Blues Awards are presented to students in recognition of their outstanding achievements in both sport and academic studies. Nominations for the 2018 Awards will be open soon. 

Sport Criteria for a Massey University Blue

  • The qualifying period for sporting achievements is the season from September 2017 - August 2018.
  • Excellence of play and sportsmanship.
  • Exceptional merit or honour in the particular sport concerned, as displayed in open competition at regional, national or international events during the qualifying period.

Academic Criteria for a Massey University Blue

  • The academic qualifying period for a 2018 Blue is from 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018.
  • All applicants must be enrolled and pursuing a qualification at Massey University or completing a degree or diploma during the academic qualifying period.
  • All Applicants must have gained a successful pass in a minimum of 45 credits over the period of the qualifying academic year.

MU Sportsman & Sportswoman of the Year Awards

MU presents a Campus Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Award at both the Manawatu and Auckland campuses. These awards go to the Blues recipients who, in the opinion of the panel, have performed most outstandingly at their sport and met the academic criteria requirements during the year in question.

Distance Sportsman & Sportswoman of the Year Award

Massey University presents a Distance Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Award at either the Manawatu or Auckland campus event (depending on the locality of the winner). This award goes to the Blues recipient who, in the opinion of the panel, has demonstrated excellent sporting achievements during the year in question and has achieved excellent academic grades. Students studying via distance through Massey University are eligible for consideration of this award.

Manawatū Awards Dinner

Awards will be presented at the annual Blues Awards function on 16th October 2018. More details will be provided soon.

Auckland Awards Function

Awards will be presented at the annual Blues Awards function held on 18th October 2018. More details will be provided soon.

Enquiries

If you have any queries about the Blues award process, please email Gabrielle Peach or Tamara Scott-Valath or phone 0800 MASSEY.

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