The University of Newcastle Excellence Awards celebrate the outstanding performance and achievements of our staff.

They are an opportunity to showcase and share best practise from across the institution in the areas of teaching, research, engagement, inclusion, professional service, student experience, and leadership, as well as those who embody our values.

The awards are open to all University staff to nominate.

8 Sep Nominations Open

8 Oct Nominations Close

12 Nov Finalists Announced

30 Nov Winners Announced

Award Categories

Click below on an award category to find its criteria.

Nominations now open

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.