Learning and teaching awards

Learning and teaching awards

The Vice-Chancellor's Learning and Teaching Awards

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's Learning and Teaching Awards (VC's L&T Awards) recognise, reward and celebrate individual teachers, teams of teachers and professional staff who make a difference in students' learning.

Any Macquarie staff, e.g., academic, professional, sessional and/or adjunct are eligible to apply.

Our award categories:

  • Student-nominated Award
  • Sessional Staff Award
  • Early Career Award
  • Learning Innovation Award
  • Teaching Excellence Award
  • Educational Leader Award


Key Dates

  • 4 May 2020: Nominations and Award Applications OPEN
  • 19 June 2020: Student Nominations CLOSE
  • 23 June 2020: Award application writing workshop. Click here to view workshop recording
  • 7 July 2020: Peer Nominations CLOSE (new close date)
  • 24 July 2020: Applications CLOSE

Previous award recipients and related media.

External teaching awards

The Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT)

The Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) are prestigious national awards that recognise quality teaching practices and outstanding contributions to student learning.


Macquarie University AAUT award recipient stories.

AFR Higher Education Awards

The annual Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards (AFR Awards) recognise the achievement, innovation and contribution the Higher Education sector makes to Australian prosperity and quality of life.


Macquarie University AFR award recipient stories.

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