Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)


Professor Joe Chicharo, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning.

These prestigious awards recognise colleagues who have made a major contribution to teaching and learning excellence within the University of Wollongong over a sustained period of time. The 2016 recipients are:

Vice Chancellor’s UOW OCTAL Award: Dr Teresa Treweek

Faculty of BUS OCTAL Award: Dr Ann Rogerson

Faculty of EIS Sessional OCTAL Award:  Dr Punyama Udeshini Pathirage

Faculty of EIS Sessional OCTAL Award: Mr Faisel Tubbal

Faculty of LHA OCTAL Award: Dr Charles YC Chew

Faculty of LHA Early Career OCTAL Award: Dr Hironori Onuki

Faculty of SMAH Early Career OCTAL Award: Dr Katrina Green

Faculty of SMAH Sessional OCTAL Award: Mr Alexander Stamenkovic

Faculty of SOC OCTAL Award: Dr Sharon Tindall-Ford

Faculty of SOC Program OCTAL Award: Special Education Program Team, Dr Roselyn Dixon and Dr Kath Tanner


UOW Dubai OCTAL Award: Miss Zeenath Reza Khan

Congratulations are warmly extended to the 2016 recipients on their exceptional work and outstanding achievement.  Acknowledgement goes out to all of the 67 individuals and eight teams who were successfully nominated* by students and colleagues in for their initiative, contribution and ongoing commitment to excellent teaching and learning at the University of Wollongong.


*Successful nominees require two or more nominations.

DVC(A) comprises the following Portfolio Areas:

  • Academic Quality & Standards
  • Graduate Career Development & Employability
  • Learning, Teaching & Curriculum
  • Library Services 
  • Regional Campuses & Student Diversity
  • Student Services & Education Analytics
  • Woolyungah Indigenous Centre


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