Current Students

Selection criteria

Further information

Judging panel

  • Dean of administering faculty (or nominee), as Chair
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) or nominee
  • Guild President or nominee
  • A senior staff member from each of the non-administering faculties

Before making a nomination, staff and students should read the selection criteria for each award.

Excellence in teaching

Selection criteria:

  • Approaches to teaching that influence, motivate and inspire students to learn
  • Development of curricula and resources that reflect a command of the field
  • Approaches to assessment and feedback that foster independent learning
  • Respect and support for the development of students as individuals
  • Scholarly activities that have influenced and enhanced learning and teaching

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Excellence in Research Supervision

Selection criteria:

  • Approaches to supervision that influence, motivate and inspire students to learn
  • Approaches to supervision and feedback that foster independent learning
  • Respect and support for the development of students as individuals
  • Scholarly activities that have influenced and enhanced research supervision

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Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

Selection criteria:

  • Approaches to the support of learning and teaching that influence, motivate and inspire students to learn
  • Development of curricula, resources and services that reflect a command of the field
  • Approaches to assessment, feedback and learning support that foster independent learning
  • Respect and support for the development of students as individuals
  • Scholarly activities and service innovations that have influenced and enhanced learning and teaching
  • Influence on student learning and student engagement
  • Concern for equity and diversity

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Programs that Enhance Learning

Selection criteria:

  • Distinctiveness, coherence and clarity of purpose
  • Influence on student learning and student engagement
  • Breadth of impact
  • Concern for equity and diversity

Please note, the Selection Panel may split an award in to more specific categories. These categories may include Sessional Teaching Excellence, Excellence in Tutorial Teaching, Excellence in Studio Teaching, Early Career Teaching.

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Blackstone Society Law Teacher of the Year

This award is judged and awarded by the Blackstone Society on the basis of nominees’ student engagement, innovation, involvement or high standard of performance in teaching and learning.

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