2021 AAUT Nomination Submission Upload Extension

2021 AAUT Nomination Submission Upload Extension

14 September, 2021

AAUT Awards team have extended the submission closing date to 24 Sept, due to COVID lockdown. We encourage the nominees to take advantage of this extra time to refine their submission.

Submission key dates: Monday 6 to Friday 24 September 2021 (Extended)

2021 AAUT Video Series

2 June, 2021

One of the recommendations from assessors each year is for nominees to seek information from past recipients to improve their own application. We have interviewed past recipients and captured their advice. You can hear from the past Early Career and Neville Bonner award recipients at these links.

Watch AAUT Video Series

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 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 http://aautn.org/resources



2019 AAUT Key Dates

18 June, 2019

Phase One: Nominee Registration – Monday 12th August – Friday 23rd August 2019

Phase Two: Submission Upload – Monday 2nd September – Friday 13th September 2019

Notification of Outcome – January 2020

2018 State-based Award Ceremonies

17 May, 2019

Recognising Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

South Australia/Northern Territory

The South Australia and Northern Territory Promoting Excellence Network (SANTPEN) are proud to present the AAUT Citations Award Ceremony to celebrate the Citation recipients from Flinders University, the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia, Charles Darwin University and Batchelor Institute. Our special guest presenter Professor Kerri-Lee Krause, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Professor of Higher Education, will present recipient certificates in an invite-only event to be held in Adelaide on Monday, 29 April.

New South Wales/ACT

With the support of NSW DVCAs, Western Sydney University is organising a celebration (17 April 2019) for the NSW AAUT citation recipients.


Date: Thursday, 9th May, 5pm – 7pm
Venue: Deakin Downtown
Guest Speaker: Prof Jane den Hollander


Professor Debra Henly (Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) of Griffith University is pleased to host the Queensland ceremony recognising the winners of the 2018 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

The outstanding achievements of some of our State’s remarkable educators will be recognised – these include twelve separate institutional category wins:

– Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year

– Awards for Teaching Excellence (Teaching Awards)

– Awards for Programs that Enhance Learning (Program Awards)

– Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Recipients and dignitaries from Bond University, Central Queensland University, Queensland University of Technology, The University of Queensland, University of Southern Queensland will be in attendance.

The Queensland ceremony (Recognising Queensland’s Winners of 2018 Australian Awards for University Teaching) is being held on:

Date: Thursday, 11 April 2019
Time: 6.00 – 9.00pm
Venue: Function Room, The Ship Inn, Cnr Stanley and Sidon Streets, South Bank Parklands, Brisbane

New appointment announced

20 December, 2017

The VTAS PEN and AAUTN would like to congratulate Associate Professor Angela Carbone on her new appointment as Associate Dean (Learning Innovation) and Professor in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology, commencing on 1 Feb 2017.



Australian Awards for University Teaching for 2017

20 December, 2017

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Peter Corke from Queensland University of Technology for receiving the Australian Award for University Teacher of the Year 2017 at the Australian Awards for University Teaching for 2017.




Australian Awards for University Teaching for 2016

15 December, 2016

Congratulations to Associate Professor Karen Burke da Silva from Flinders University for receiving the Australian Award for University Teacher of the Year 2016 at the Australian Awards for University Teaching for 2016.




Top university teachers announced

5 December, 2016

On Thursday, 1 Dec 2016, The Minister of Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, presented Australian awards for university teaching to individuals and groups who have made outstanding contributions to enhancing student learning outcomes.

The teaching excellence awards were presented to 18 individuals across many disciplines including, science, the arts, Indigenous studies, psychology, business, health and journalism.

Twelve programs were also recognised for their contribution to enhancing learning.

For a full list of award recipients, please visit:

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