Teaching and Learning Awards

Awards are an institutional or national acknowledgement of a job well done.

Excellence Awards - Teaching Excellence

The University of Newcastle Teaching Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding teachers, including early career and sessional teachers and the important role they play in student learning outcomes. Find out more...

DVC(A) Educator Innovation and Impact Awards

The DVC(A) Educator Innovation and Impact Awards recognise discrete, individual innovations or adaptations in learning and teaching that have resulted in improved learning experiences for students.  Find out more ...

Australian Awards for University Teaching

The Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) program is federally funded, recognising excellence and innovation in learning and teaching.  National applicants are determined by the University of Newcastle selection committee based on institutional recognition.

The Learning Design and Teaching Innovation team provides:

  • support and advice for staff who have been endorsed to apply for national teaching and learning awards, and
  • assistance with preparing the components of your application.

LDTI is available to guide you through the nomination process, ensuring that the procedure is clear and achievable.
Contact awards@newcastle.edu.au for further information.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.