Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Learning and Teaching


LATEST NEWS: Feb 2016

In semester 1 2016, the suite of Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Learning and Teaching will be in review. It is expected that an announcement about a new integrated set of awards will be made towards the end of semester 1, and applications open shortly afterwards.An announcement will be posted on this page and announced in Teaching@Sydney as soon as  the information is available.

The resources on this website now relate to previous years' awards.

Should you have any queries, contact Dr Alison Kuiper.




The University of Sydney seeks to promote, recognise and reward teaching excellence, and the systems that support teaching excellence, through four categories of Vice-Chancellor's Awards. Individuals or teams who receive an award are given $10,000 and, in some cases, the opportunity to be nominated for national awards.

If you are thinking of applying for one of the VC Awards, please click on the relevant link below for information, including selection criteria, application forms and other resources.

The application processes for the teaching awards and grants are managed by the Education Portfolio. For academic support attend the workshops organised by Education Portfolio and download the resources.

For general enquiries email the Education Portfolio.


Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Vice-Chancellor's Awards!

Click here to view the 2015 winners.