Outstanding Supervisor Award
The supervisor plays a vital role in the development of your work, whether you’re writing a dissertation, completing your major project, or undertaking a doctoral thesis. This award is for the supervisor who pushes you – and your academic work – just that bit further.
Excellent Module Award
There’s nothing like the feeling that comes with having a great module. Doing something you love and being taught in an enjoyable way can definitely make or break your educational experience. This award is to applaud a module with an exceptional design, superb content, and meticulous organisation.
Professional Services Staff Award (previously Non-Academic Staff Award)
Is there a member of staff that works behind the scenes that you think stands out? This award is for those people who enrich your university experience, contributing positively to your on-campus (or virtual!) learning environment.
Innovative Teaching Award
For the one who stands out from the crowd. Who did something you never expected? Something you thought you’d never see during your studies? We want to hear about something new and interesting that made your classes great.
Inclusive Lecturer Award
This award is for the lecturer who is inclusive of all their students, from anticipating accessibility needs to ensuring that all their students get engaged, feel represented and are heard. Being inclusive is about everything from bringing everyone into the discussion, having a diverse curriculum and overcoming prejudice that might manifest on campus.
Student and Staff Partnership Award (New award for 2018)
Some staff go to great lengths to treat students as equals, seeking out the student voice and truly listening to it. This award is to recognise someone who works together with students as partners to effect change and enhance the student experience here on campus.
Special Recognition Award
This is for the person that always gives you the time of day. They could be by; making you feel comfortable in the classroom; confident enough to contribute; helping you to believe in your own abilities; or just making your day a bit brighter every time you see them.
Outstanding Personal Tutor Award
Your personal tutor is your guide on the path to academic success. This award is for that personal tutor who helps you develop from wide-eyed fresher to university expert, a friendly mentor who helps you maximise your potential at ARU.
Those who teach us have the potential to make a tremendous impact on our lives, inspiring us as they stand in front of the lecture hall or lead our seminars. This award is for those whose skill is making information exciting, understandable and fresh, whether teaching introductory modules or making something advanced seem easy.