SDS Graduation | July 2018
“It’s with great pride that we celebrate a new wave of professional Interior Decorators and Designers with the real world skills, creativity and confidence to pursue their career dreams. Congratulations to our grads!”
– Amanda Grace, Director
Graduation night is always fun as we invite family and friends to view the graduation exhibition and to join us in celebrating our students’ achievements and awards.
At Sydney Design School we have 2 student intakes per year, which means that we also have 2 groups of students graduating: one in July and a second group in December. Earlier this month we farewelled students from our Certificate IV in Interior Decoration, and Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration courses.
Award recipients July 2018
Most Outstanding Students
Awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and consistently produced an exceptional standard of creative work throughout their course.
Giant Most Outstanding Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration Student – Dayna Biasi
Temple & Webster Most Outstanding Part 1 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration Student – Jerrod Murphy
Freedom Most Outstanding Part 1 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration Student – Darren Scott
Thomas Hamel & Associates Most Outstanding Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration Student – Kylie Sutton
Gray Puksand Most Outstanding Advanced Diploma of Interior Design Student – Kelsie Sibley
Consistent Performance Award
Awarded for demonstrating outstanding commitment and a consistent high standard of work throughout all assessments and projects.
Part 1 – Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration – Tia Heard, Emily Hurt and Angeline Collings
Certificate IV in Interior Decoration – Anna McMillan, Yingqu Yu and Jordan French
Blum Consistent Performance Award, Advanced Diploma of Interior Design – Kaly Ford
Awarded to students who have shown creativity, dedication, excellent time management and high skill levels.
Certificate IV in Interior Decoration – Joanna Theodoridis and Rachael Nicholl
Eckersleys Highly Commended Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration Awards: Laura Pittaway, Lauren Grant, Shanice Daley and Veronica Andrus-Blaskievics
Best Hospitality Project
Awarded for an outstanding response to a real client brief to convert a country property into a unique dining experience.
The Buffalo Dining Club Best Hospitality Project Award Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration Student – Laura Brooks
The Buffalo Dining Club Best Hospitality Project Award Advanced Diploma of Interior Design Student – Samuel Jacobson
Students are challenged with a real brief to design an entire residential scheme, which is presented during a live critique.
Client’s Choice Awards Certificate IV in Interior Decoration Students – Thomas Brown, Jamie-Leigh Walsh and Kristen Hudson
Client’s Choice Award Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration Students – Leah Henricks, Katrina Adriano and Merian Migliore
Colour & Finishes Award
Awarded to the best Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration students who have shown outstanding ability in both exterior and interior colour schemes and finishes on their hospitality project.
Design Research Associates Colour & Finishes Award – Jessica Omar, Anna Ling and Ronel Williams
Highly Commended Café Project Award
This award recognises impressive use of colour by Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration students.
Design Research Associates Highly Commended Café Project Awards – Dariene Sutton, Gail Butler and Natalie Mikac
Highly Commended Residential Project Award
Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration students are recognised for demonstration of outstanding commitment and an exceptional standard of project work.
Awarded to Kimberley Waller, Josie Simpson, Annabelle Cruikshank and Tianqi An
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