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First Year Rewards

Want to be rewarded for making the most of your university experience?

Get involved in your first year at Curtin and pick up some exciting prizes, ranging from a $5 Guild voucher to a $1000 cash prize! Earn points for engaging in a range of initiatives and activities, whether attending a study workshop, engaging with Guild clubs, updating your resume or becoming a volunteer.

Who is eligible for First Year Rewards?

First Year Rewards is designed to support new Curtin students from a range of equity backgrounds.

While all first year students are encouraged to participate in their university experience, we recognize that many may face additional barriers. To promote equity, and as an initiative supported by Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program funding, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, students from regional or remote towns and students from low socio-economic postcodes who are new to their course have been given priority enrolment in this program.

We acknowledge that there are many other cohorts of students that can benefit from being part of this program. If you identify with any of the following cohorts and are new to your course/new to Curtin for Semester 2, 2023, you can join the program using the online form below. You will be provided access to the program within two business days of completing the form.

  • Students with disability
  • Students from non-English speaking backgrounds
  • Students of diverse sex, gender and sexuality
  • Students first in family to attend university
  • Students in financial hardship
  • Incarcerated students
  • Mature age learners
  • Students from refugee / migrant backgrounds
  • Students with caring responsibilities
  • Women studying in non-traditional areas

For definitions of the above cohorts, please refer to Student Equity and Inclusion Framework [.pdf 840kB].

How can you earn points?

Earning points is as simple as joining an accredited program or attending a workshop, and logging your participation in the Curtin Challenge module

What prizes can you win?

Instant prizes can be redeemed as soon as you have earned the points throughout the semester!

Instant prizes^Points required
Coffee/drink voucher on campus ($5 guild voucher)5
$10 Prezzee voucher OR $10 Guild voucher10
Curtin t-shirt20
$20 Prezzee voucher OR $20 Guild Voucher20
$30 IGA Tucker Fresh voucher30
Curtin hoodie or crew neck jumper50
$50 Prezzee voucher OR $50 Guild Voucher50
^Instant prizes are available until stocks last.

Major prizes will be drawn at the end of the semester, with every point you earn an entry into the prize draw.

Major prizePrizes on offer
$1000 cash prize*4 per semester
*Need to have earned at least 1 point and completed all three modules on the First Year Rewards pathway on Challenge. Modules available at start of semester, half way through and at end of semester.

Frequently asked questions

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