Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Up to 150 awards of $10,000 each (includes Early Career Category)

This website is currently being updated in preparation for the 2020 awards. The estimated release date is 15 April 2020.

The University may nominate up to 6 individuals or teams of academic and professional staff who make an outstanding contribution to student learning.


The Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) were established in 1997 by the Australian Government to celebrate and reward excellence in university teaching. The AAUT recognise quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning, demonstrating excellence in higher education learning and teaching. Recipients, with the support of their institutions, further contribute to systemic change in learning and teaching through the ongoing sharing and dissemination of knowledge.

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (Citations)

Citations recognise and reward the diversity of contributions made by individuals and teams to the quality of student learning. Up to 150 Citations, valued at $10,000 each, are awarded to eligible staff who have made a significant contribution to the quality of student learning in a specific area of responsibility over a sustained period.

(Please note: signatures are not required for sections J and K on the nomination form; approval from the Vice-Chancellor and the institutional contact officer will be sort in the final stages of the submission process by the CLIPP office.)


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