Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Excellence Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Excellence Awards are open. These awards are an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the achievements of ACU staff.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Excellence Awards are returning for 2023, with nominations now open.

Have you seen a colleague, research group or project team go above and beyond to achieve exemplary results? Now is the opportunity to nominate and commend their valuable contributions. You can also nominate yourself or your team.

Nominations are invited across the categories listed below.

Mission Excellence

Recognising individuals and teams who have demonstrated excellence in living out the mission of ACU through areas of service, the pursuit of knowledge, the dignity of the human person and contributions to the common good.

Service Excellence

Recognising outstanding service by individuals and teams.

Excellence in Student Experience

Recognising individuals and teams who have shown evidence of the highest level of service to students and outstanding achievement in the support of the student experience.

Excellence in Research and Research Partnership

Recognising the important role that individuals and teams play in developing and managing research partnerships, and the significant benefits that these collaborations bring to ACU.

Excellence in Community Engagement

Recognising individuals or teams involved in significant university community engagement projects.

Spirit of Reconciliation

Recognising the contributions of individuals and teams who strive to achieve culturally appropriate programs and activities for the betterment of our students and staff, and commitment towards meeting the university’s Indigenous targets.


The awards are open to all academic and professional staff members, including full-time or fractional, fixed term, contract, sessional and casual staff, who have completed at least one year of service prior to the date of nomination.

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