These awards form part of the Union Awards.
Excellence and Innovation in Student Learning Support
Demonstrating Excellence in Academic Leadership
Excellence and Innovation in Learning and Teaching Practice
1. Enhancing the student learning experience. For example: by arousing curiosity to stimulate and inspire learning, organising and presenting resources cogently and imaginatively, recognising and supporting diversity of student learning needs, drawing on relevant research, scholarship and professional practice and engaging with and contributing to established literature or building your own evidence base for future publication.
2. Raising the profile of excellence and support for student learning within the University and beyond if appropriate. For example: by contributing to the development and leadership of colleagues in promoting student learning contribution to departmental/faculty/University/national initiatives to facilitate student learning, and/or support towards meaningful and positive change with respect to pedagogic practice, policy and/or procedure.
3. Developing excellence – the nominees’ commitment to their ongoing professional development with the regard to teaching and learning and/or learning supporting. For example: evidence of the ongoing review and enhancement of individual practice, the inclusion and promotion of sustainability within the curriculum, engagement in scholarly activity and professional development activities, the review and enhancement of individual practice and contribution to improvements in the student learning, teaching and assessment experience.