Each semester a prize for academic excellence is awarded to the student achieving the highest overall mark. Recognition of this prize is acknowledged in the Governance New Zealand Inc. Annual Report.
The Semester One 2020 award went to Hayley Denoual of Wellington who achieved an outstanding near perfect final mark of 95.5% in her Corporate Accountability: Meetings & Disclosure paper. Hayley was also the recipient of the Top Student Award in both Semester One 2018 and Semester Two 2019.