Vice-Chancellor's Awards (L&T)

The Vice Chancellors Awards for Learning and Teaching are an important part of the University's mission to promote and advance learning and teaching through recognition and reward of individuals and teams who go above and beyond standard practice. There are three categories of VC Awards that recognise outstanding contributions to student learning, teaching excellence and student services.

We encourage you to view the successful recipients over the past few years (see the tab at the bottom of this page) and check out the types of learning and teaching initiatives, projects and contributions to learning and teaching that earnt them this reward and recognition.

CLIPP facilitates these teaching awards annually by supporting applicants through the application process. This occurs via the provision of online resources, support webinars, one-to-one mentoring, and extensive feedback on drafts.

  • Online resources – Please refer to the three tabs below that outline for each category the various stages of the application process and eligibility for each.
  • Professional Learning Modules – Due for release in April 2020, there are three self-paced professional learning modules currently under construction that work through the value of applying for a VC award including categories and eligibility criteria, tips and tricks for collecting evidence of your outstanding practice, and how to construct a strong award application.
    • Access: Keep your eye out on FedNews for the release date.
  • Webinar – Scheduled for Thursday 23 April 2020 at 1:30pm, this webinar explores the value of a teaching award for reward and recognition of exemplar practice, outlines the award application process, highlights the resources and support offered as part of the journey, and is an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.
  • Mentoring – Applicants are allocated a mentor to provide advice, critical feedback and recommendations for writing a strong award application. All mentor are previous VC Award winners.
    • Resources: An online professional learning module for mentors is due for release in April 2020, along with a webinar scheduled for Thursday 07 May 2020 at 1:30pm to prepare this this years awards process. Keep your eye out in FedNews for details when released.

Award allocations

Award Max no. of awards Prize money
Student Learning 3 $1000 each
Student Service 7 $1000 each
Teaching Excellence 1 $3000 each

Further information

Contact Tulsa Andrews on or phone: +61 3 5327 9654