Fellowships

The SSSI may confer, from time to time, on individual members of SSSI the title of “Fellow”
or “Honorary Fellow” of the Institute. These titles are awarded to individuals that have
made a significant contribution to the Institute and/or to the Profession and are only approved
following a rigorous nomination and election process.

Fellows

A Fellow has rendered notable service to SSSI through one or more of the following:

  • undertaken a leadership role on an official SSSI Committee or the Board over a sustained period
  • developed, lead and/or implemented a significant SSSI related project or activity
  • increased membership and/or raised the profile of a specific Region, Commission, Special Interest Group or SSSI as a whole, through substantial championing to the broader profession.

In addition to this service to the Institute, a Fellow has contributed to the profession via one or more of the following:

  • promotion of surveying and spatial sciences and the status of its practitioners
  • notable activities that have enhanced the public perception of surveying or spatial scientists
  • developed technology, programs or systems that have significantly improved the profession
  • undertaken substantial research projects that have had tangible and widely acknowledged impacts on the practice of the surveying and spatial sciences.
Honorary Fellows

An Honorary Fellow has made a highly significant and lasting difference to the surveying or spatial profession or SSSI through at least two of the following:

  • promotion of surveying and spatial sciences and the status of its practitioners
  • notable activities that have enhanced the public perception of surveying or spatial scientists
  • developed technology, programs or systems that have significantly improved the profession
  • undertaken substantial research projects that have had measurable impacts on the practice of the surveying and spatial sciences
  • hold significant esteem amongst the profession through their leadership, commitment and dedication
  • service to SSSI and its members through a key volunteer role.

Nomination Process

You must be a current member of SSSI to nominate a colleague or peer for a fellowship. The steps to complete are listed below.

  1. Please ensure you read and understand the eligibility criteria and the nomination process noted in the Fellowship Policy.
  2. Complete the Fellowship Nomination Form, including sourcing the required signatures
  3. Forward your nomination to ceo@sssi.org.au

If you have any queries about the Fellowship program, please contact the SSSI Member Engagement Officer.

Current SSSI Fellows & Honorary Fellows

Our Fellows and Honorary Fellows are truly worthy individuals who have made outstanding contributions across the surveying and spatial profession.  

Please CLICK HERE to view the list of current SSSI Fellows.

Please CLICK HERE to view the list of current SSSI Honorary Fellows.