Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning recognise and reward the diverse contributions made by individuals and teams to the quality of student learning.

Citations are awarded to those who have made a significant contribution to the quality of student learning in a specific area of responsibility over a sustained period, whether they are academic staff, general staff, sessional staff or institutional associates.

Citations provide an opportunity for distinctive institutional missions, values and priorities in learning and teaching to be recognised. Citations are awarded for a range of contributions to student learning, both direct and indirect.

Up to 160 Citations, including the Early Career category, with prize value of $10,000 each, are available in 2014.

Nomination Instructions

  • 2014 Australian Awards for University Teaching Nomination Instructions and Supporting Information  PDFDOC (updated 12 February 2014)

Nomination Forms

  • 2014 Citations Nomination form DOC (updated 1 April 2014 to reflect changes to the Privacy Act 1988)

Nominations must be submitted by your Institutional Contact Officer via the Awards Portal which will open in early April 2014.

For ICOs

No Summary of Nominations document is required in 2014.

  • 2014 Awards Portal Instructions PDF (updated April 2014)
  • 2014 Awards Portal Instructions (text only) DOC (updated April 2014)

Closing Date

  • 5pm (AEST) Thursday 8 May 2014

2014 Presentation Ceremonies

Dates and venues for all ceremonies

Eligibility

Only those institutions listed in Tables A and B of the Higher Education Support Act (2003), and other approved higher education providers receiving places under part 2.2 of the Commonwealth Grants Scheme, are eligible to nominate. 

List of eligible institutions

More eligibility details are given in 2013 Australian Awards for University Teaching Nomination Instructions and Supporting Information.

Assessment reports

Assessment reports provide insights into the strengths and weaknesses of nominations.

  • 2013 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning Assessment Report  PDF | DOC
  • 2012 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning Assessment Report  PDF | DOC
  • 2011 Australian Awards for University Teaching Assessment Report  PDF
  • 2011 Citations Assessment Report PDF