Exellence Awards

Faculty of Science Learning and Teaching Awards

The Faculty of Science recognises and rewards excellence in teaching and teaching innovation through two prestigious awards:

These are presented to recipients at the annual Faculty of Science awards presentation evening.

University Teaching Awards

Vice Chancellors Awards for Learning and Teaching

The VC Awards recognise and reward outstanding teaching, excellence in research supervision, support of the student experience and systems that achieve collective excellence in learning and teaching at the University of Sydney. Information on each award, including award criteria, details of how to apply and resources to support staff in preparing their application, is available on the Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) website.

The ITL also provide resources and information sessions to support staff in preparing their applications for the Vice-Chancellor's Awards.

The University Co-operative Bookshop Excellence in Teaching and Community Award

The purpose of this award is to promote, recognise and reward teaching practices that offer a fulfilling and well-rounded student-centred experience including access to academic and support resources and appreciation of the University of Sydney community.

Calendar of University awards and grants deadlines.

Teaching@Sydney
This online bulletin keeps teaching staff abreast of teaching and learning news and events. It also contains an awards and grants calendar with submission requirements and closing dates. Teaching@Sydney is produced courtesy of the Institute for Teaching and Learning.

External Teaching Awards

Office for Learning and Teaching Awards and Citations

The OLT recognises teaching excellence and outstanding contributions to student learning through awards and citations. Nominations for OLT Awards and Citations are submitted by the University. Details and internal information are available on the ITL website.

The criteria for the OLT Awards and Citations are the same as those used for the VC Awards and the ITL provide resources and information sessions to support staff in preparing their applications.

Australian College of Educators Awards

ACE has many national, state (including the NSW Quality Teaching Awards) and regional awards aimed at recognising and rewarding excellence in the teaching profession.

Other awards

There are many other external awards that recognise excellence in learning and teaching within specific scientific disciplines. For more information on these awards, contact your School.