Citations and awards to recognise excellence in teaching

The Australian Catholic University recognises contributions to teaching and student learning through a range of prestigious teaching awards.

Please note: the list above is presented in the most likely order you would apply.

  • A Facultycitation or award can help you make your case for an ACU citation.
  • An ACU citation is commonly regarded as a key inclusion among evidence to support an application for an Australian Award for University Teaching.
  • The Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching are listed next because eligibility is restricted to those who have at least a5-yearhistory of teaching excellenceat ACU.

The ACU Learning and Teaching Centre provides support with the application process for anyone aspiring to win a teaching citation or award. LTC recognises that this is a long-term developmental commitment. Use these web pages to guide your journey.

If you have any questions about citations, awards and teaching development grants, email:awards&

Resources to support applications for citations and awards

  • Teaching Citations and Awards at ACU: Overview
  • Introducing your teaching approach in an award application
  • Writing an application for a teaching excellence citation or award
  • Writing a referee report for a teaching award applicant

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