Business School Awards for Excellence in Tutoring

Prizes Night 2011 - Garth TarrThe purpose of the Business School Awards for Excellence in Tutoring is to recognise, promote, reward and share excellence in facilitating student learning by tutors within the School. In keeping with that purpose, the prize money is to be used on learning and teaching related resources or learning and teaching professional development.

Awards are made annually. In addition to this award, there is also the Dean's Citation for Tutoring.


Nominations of tutors for excellence awards are called for four times a year, towards the end of your Unit of Study course delivery.

In 2014 nominations will be called for via Blackboard from:

  • February 17th to March 3rd
  • June 9th to June 30th
  • July 14th to July 28th
  • September 9th to September 30th

To nominate your tutor consider if you feel they've especially:

  • Helped you to think critically on your own
  • Presented material imaginatively and enthusiastically
  • Shown how recent, relevant events relate
  • Been interested in helping you learn
  • Provided helpful advice and useful feedback
  • Been innovative
  • Or supported your learning in any other way that you really appreciate


The closing date for applications for 2014 Excellence in Tutoring Awards is Thursday 2nd October 2014 at 5.00pm. Please email applications in one file to by the due date and time.