Australian Awards for University Teaching

2023 Winner

2022 Winners

AAUT 2022 Awards recognise two outstanding UNSW academics

UNSW Academics from Engineering and Science are recognised for their innovative teaching ways and commitment to enhancing their students' education quality. 

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2021 Winner

Citation award recipient

For leadership that has enhanced optometry education through development of evidence-based curriculum and teaching resources, and with contributions to teacher training, credentialing assessments and competencies for optometrists. 

2020 Winners

AAUT 2020 winners group photo

Academics from Medicine & Health, Engineering and Business are awarded citations for outstanding achievements in university teaching, notably during the disruptive delivery of teaching in 2020.

A/Prof. Adrienne Torda

For creating and sharing innovative and effective tools to improve student engagement and critical thinking about medical ethics.

Dr David Kellermann

For bringing higher education to the forefront of global technology with a deeply integrated, collaborative Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven and human-centred model preparing students for the modern workplace.

Dr Lynn Gribble

For a decade of creating, sharing and advocating deeply personalised, learner-centred and innovative online teaching strategies for Business students using readily available technologies.

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2019 Winner

2018 Winners

UNSW academics honoured in national awards for teaching excellence 2018

Academics from Science and Art & Design are recognised for the innovative ways they are enriching the learning experience for students.


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2017 Winners

UNSW staff honoured for teaching excellence 2017

Innovative and inspiring approaches to student learning, developed by UNSW’s passionate and committed teaching staff, have been recognised in national awards for teaching excellence.


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2016 Winners

Citation award recipient

Dr Alberto Motta and Dr Isabella Dobrescu

For leadership and innovation that has transformed the teaching of economics, inspiring multidisciplinary first-year students via immersive experiential learning and empowering them to succeed.

UNSW staff honoured in national awards for teaching excellence 2016

The passion and commitment of UNSW teaching staff to create unique and exciting ways to enhance student learning has been recognised in national awards for teaching excellence.


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2015 Winners