2020 Assessor Recruitment

17 August, 2020

2020 AAUT Assessor recruitment is now closed. We wish to thank all the DVCAs and ICOs for supporting these awards by recommending assessors. We have had a generous 264 assessors who have submitted their Expression of Interest (EOI) and offer their time to evaluate the submissions. The allocation of assessors to submissions will take place after the nomination period closes at the end of September.


2019 AAUTY Interview at the UA Conference Dinner

10 August, 2020

2019 Australian University Teacher of the Year: The Psychology of Criminal Justice 

Click here to watch Professor Blake McKimmie’s interview.


2021 AAUT Ceremony Date Change

6 August, 2020

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, Universities Australia has rescheduled the AAUT Ceremony to the evening of Wednesday 2nd June 2021, immediately prior to the Universities Australia Higher Education Conference (2-4 June 2021).

2020 Prize Money

4 August, 2020

We are pleased to confirm that winners of both Teaching and Program awards will receive $15,000 prize money in recognition of their contribution to teaching and learning in higher education.  The winner of the prestigious award for Australian University Teacher of the Year will receive an additional $30,000.

AAUTY Video series

30 June, 2020

We are delighted to have the recipients of the 2019 and 2018 Australian Awards for University Teacher of the Year (AAUTY), sharing their journey of winning the awards and some encouragement to the aspiring applicants.

2019 Australian University Teacher of the Year

The Psychology of Criminal Justice video


Watch 2019 AAUTY: The Psychology of Criminal Justice’s video 

Read team profile here

2018 Australian University Teacher of the Year

Associate Professor Kevin Larkin’s video


Watch 2018 AAUTY: Kevin’s video 

Read Kevin’s profile here

2020 AAUT-UA website

27 May, 2020

Universities Australia has relaunched the 2020 AAUT-UA website.

New layout with updated details about AAUT, award types, nomination packs, newsletters, past award recipients and more.

2020 AAUT Timeline

1 April, 2020

  • Phase 1: Nominee Registration: Monday 24th Aug to Friday 4th Sept
  • Phase 2: Submission Upload: Monday 14th Sept to Friday 25th Sept

Click here for the 2020 AAUT Key dates.


2019 Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) Awards Presentation Ceremony

25 February, 2020

Special thanks from Professor Deborah Terry AO (far right) Universities Australia Chair, to the Awards Committees Chairs: Professor Shirley Alexander (far left), Professor Denise Kirkpatrick (second left), Professor Kerri-Lee Krause (not in the picture) and the Awards Team Director, Professor Angela Carbone (second right) for their contribution to AAUT.

View AAUT Awards Presentation Ceremony photos

2019 Australian University Teacher of The Year

25 February, 2020


This year, three University of Queensland lecturers made a compelling crime film to engage students in their psychology course have been named the Australian University Teachers of the Year.

The creative approach by Professor Blake McKimmie, Professor Barbara Masser and Professor Mark Horswill transformed student learning by using a novel dramatic narrative to engage and motivate students to engage in evidence-based learning practices and to challenge them to use their newly acquired knowledge by applying it in immersive class activities working collaboratively with their peers.

Click here for the 2019 AAUT recipients list.


2019 International Society for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference

15 October, 2019

This year Professors Angela Carbone and Carole Rolheiser delivered a  Scholarship of Leading (SoL) Special Interest Group (SIG) workshop, The Scholarship of Leading: Mini-cases of Educational Leadership in Action on 10th Oct 2019 at the ISSoTL Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia.

To download an electronic copy of the publication they distributed in the workshop. Please visit



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