Applications open
Monday 13 July 2020 (open for six weeks)

Applications close
Monday 24 August 2020 (at midnight)

Applicants notified
Mid October

Awards ceremony
TBA November

Please join our Vice-Chancellor Peter Dawkins in celebrating our wonderful staff by nominating yourself or a colleague for an Award of Excellence.

The Vice-Chancellor's Awards are one way that I can formally recognise the exceptional practice and outstanding contributions of our staff to Victoria University, and beyond. 

They provide the opportunity to showcase the great innovation and work that is being undertaken on the national stage.

Professor Peter Dawkins, Vice-Chancellor and President of Victoria University.

 

 

Applications now open!

Applications for the 2020 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence are open.

Award categories

This award recognises individuals and/or teams who demonstrate excellence in the provision of service to students, and outstanding contributions to the quality of the student experience at VU.

Please refer to the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 2020 Guidelines for criteria and more information.

This award recognises individuals and/or teams who have given outstanding service to their work area, made a significant contribution to innovation, and displayed outstanding teamwork and leadership. This may include innovative practice through improvements in their current work or perhaps through a successful project implementation.

Please refer to the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 2020 Guidelines for criteria and more information.

This award recognises and celebrates the diverse contributions that individuals and/or teams make to facilitate engagement with industry, government and/or community that makes a real world impact.

Please refer to the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 2020 Guidelines for criteria and more information.

This award celebrates the diverse contributions that individuals and teams make to facilitate high quality research and research training within Victoria University.

The five categories are:

  1. Excellence in Research (Individual - Senior and Mid-Career)
  2. Excellence in Research (Individual - Early Career)
  3. Excellence in Research (Team)
  4. Excellence in Research (Supervision)
  5. Excellence in Research (Graduate Researcher).

Please refer to the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 2020 Guidelines for criteria and more information.

These awards celebrate the diverse and outstanding contributions to the quality of learning and the quality of the student experience at Victoria University.

The three categories are:

  1. Excellence in Learning and Teaching (Higher Education)
  2. Excellence in Learning and Teaching (Vocational Education and Training)
  3. Excellence in Learning and Teaching (Programs that Enhance Learning).

Please refer to the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 2020 Guidelines for criteria and more information.

This Award recognises individuals and/or team who have contributed through leadership, programs, activities or initiatives that support equity and foster diversity and inclusion within Victoria University and/or the wider community.

Nominating a colleague or team is encouraged for this award.

Please refer to the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 2020 Guidelines for criteria and more information.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Career Achievement Award formally recognises a recipient’s outstanding leadership, significant contributions, and sustained excellence in learning and teaching, research, mentorship and/or service at Victoria University and the communities we serve. This may be a new innovation, new knowledge, or ways to improve professional practice deemed to be above and beyond the everyday with a long lasting impact.

The award is designed to acknowledge the enduring legacy of staff in all fields of endeavour.

Selection of the nominee is made based on the individual's significant, fundamental contributions to Victoria University and beyond; the lasting impact of these contributions; and the demonstration of an enduring commitment to excellence.

This is an occasional award and may not be awarded each year.

Please refer to the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 2020 Guidelines for criteria and more information.

How to apply

  1. You must download the  Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence 2020 Guidelines. This has all the information you need for your application including key dates, eligibility, criteria and other information. 
  2. Download the application form for all categories.