University T&L Awards

Our Learning and Teaching Awards consist of:

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (8 available) - These are open to academic staff, individuals and teams with two of the eight awards targeted for sessional staff and minimal service requirements will not apply.

    You can learn more about the Citations category here: Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning(Opens in a new window)
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Excellence in Teaching Award (4 available)* - These are open to academic staff; individuals and teams, in the following four focus areas. However, where an award is not provided in one focus area, it may be awarded to an alternate focus area:
    • Excellence in Teaching
    • Excellence in Teaching – Partnerships
    • Excellence in Teaching – Education for Sustainability
    • Excellence in Teaching – Early Career Academic
    You can learn more about the Excellence in Teaching Award category here: Excellence in Teaching Award(Opens in a new window)
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Academic - Excellence in Indigenous Teaching - This award category is open to eligible ongoing and sessional teaching staff at both an individual and team level. Nominees do not have to identify as Indigenous Australian themselves.

Nominees may apply for EITHER a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning Award OR an Excellence in Teaching Award.

The Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning Award and Excellence in Teaching Award follow specific selection and assessment criteria, aligned with those specified by the Australian Government's Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT), as outlined in the nomination forms.

Important Dates:

TBC

What you need to do now

Submit your application below:

Vice Chancellor's Excellence Awards Submission Portal(opens in a new window)

Enquiries:

All enquiries about the pre submission application process and resources should be directed to LearningFutures@westernsydney.edu.au .

*One Excellence in Teaching nomination will be recommended by the Awards Panel for the Vice Chancellor's Excellence in Teaching  - Teacher of the Year Award.