Teaching awards and grants celebrate and endorse outstanding achievement and innovation in teaching and learning at the university level.

Should you require support or additional information, please contact the Project Officer: Teaching Awards and Grants .


Teaching and Learning Innovation Grants   Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Teaching

This institution-wide internal funding scheme aims to support projects which show innovation in any aspects of teaching and learning, including assessment. Formal applications are invited and funds allocated competitively against specified criteria.

Recent successes


These annual awards recognise exceptional teaching practice by individuals or teams across all faculties. Winners receive a Certificate and a $5,000 prize to be used to further enhance teaching excellence within the University.

Recent successes

Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) Grants & Fellowships   Australian Collaborative Education Network Limited (ACEN) Research Grants

The OLT ceased operating from 30 June 2016. The department will manage all ongoing grant and fellowship projects to their conclusion, with the final projects scheduled to complete in 2018. From July 2016 there will be no new grants or fellowships.

Recent OLT funded projects

Recent OLT Fellowship successes


ACEN is the professional association for practitioners and researchers from the tertiary education sector, industry, community and government representatives, involved in work integrated learning (WIL) in Australia.

About the Grants

Recent projects

Australian Awards for University Teaching   Faculty Teaching Awards/ Executive Dean's Awards

From 30 June 2016 the Office for Learning and Teaching will cease operating. The Promotion of Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education will continue to fund awards through the Australian Awards for University Teaching programme for national recognition of excellence and innovation in learning and teaching.


Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Awards for Programmes that Enhance Learning

Awards for Teaching Excellence

Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year

Career Achievement Award

Recent successes


All faculties offer Faculty Teaching Awards to acknowledge and reward staff for excellence in university-level teaching within the faculty. Faculty Teaching Awards close in the second half of the year. Staff should contact their Faculty Office for more information. Awards online portal


Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences