Staff awards

Recognising staff excellence

The Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Community Engagement was established in 2006 to recognise, reward and encourage exceptional community engagement by staff members of the University, as an individual or as part of a team. Up to two awards may be made each year.

The annual award is open to professional and academic staff for both individual and team awards. The award(s) will be presented annually at the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards ceremony.

For further information on the selection criteria and how to nominate, please refer to the Excellence in Community Engagement Nomination Form.

Dates for nomination submissions can be advised by the PODS team. For more information please contact

We are a team of people committed to improving food security in the Pacific region through empowered rural communities. Recognition of the partnerships we enjoy with national agencies and rural communities validates a lot of hard work from a lot of people. We were fortunate to represent those people in receiving the award. Neil Andrews ANCORS PATHWAYS TEAM, JOINT WINNERS 2020