Message from Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs): Learning and Teaching Awards 2014

6 February 2014

Dear colleagues,

Applications are now open for the 2014 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Learning and Teaching and for nomination for the awards offered by the Office for Learning and Teaching.

Both of these award schemes offer an opportunity for your work to be recognised by the University community and beyond. I warmly encourage you to apply.

2014 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Learning and Teaching

The Vice-Chancellor is calling for applications for these awards, the purpose of which is to promote, recognise and reward teaching excellence, and the systems that support teaching excellence. Award winners receive $10,000.

There are four categories of awards:

  • Outstanding Teaching, including Early Career awards
  • Excellence in Research Supervision
  • Support of the Student Experience
  • Systems that Achieve Collective Excellence in Learning and Teaching

The scheme also includes the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services) Indigenous Education Strategic Awards. The award processes are competitive, with all applications being assessed by University selection committees. The awards are open to all eligible academic and general staff.

Applications close: 5pm Friday 14 March 2014

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Office for Learning and Teaching Awards 2014

The Office for Learning and Teaching offers three categories of awards:

  • Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • Awards for Teaching Excellence
  • Awards for Programs that Enhance Student Learning

Applications for Citations close internally: 5pm Tuesday 22 April 2014

Applications for Awards close internally: 5pm Friday 30 May 2014 

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Workshops for applicants

The University will be running workshops in February and March for prospective applicants for all awards. Anyone considering applying for an award should register and attend.


Further information on all the awards, including workshops for applicants, award guidelines and application forms, is available on the Institute for Teaching and Learning website.


Yours sincerely,



Professor Marie Carroll

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs)