The first cohort of over 150 academics who have taken on new roles that foster and reward educational excellence has been celebrated at a special event.
Fifteen UNSW academics will provide leadership in learning and teaching after being named as inaugural Scientia Education Fellows.
Innovation and excellence in teaching are the cornerstones of quality higher education, and four UNSW academics have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to their students.
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Innovative online assessments and a "liberating" personal approach to teaching have won Associate Professor Gary Velan one of the nation's top university teaching awards.
The outstanding achievements of UNSW staff in improving student learning have been recognised with seven citations from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.
UNSW is Australia's top university for the quality of its learning and teaching, according to the Federal Government's latest assessment of university performance.
Physclips, a set of multimedia learning and teaching materials developed for introductory physics, has won the Physics division of the 2007 Pirelli Prizes for Science Communication.
UNSW enjoys a "world class" reputation in China, and the University's quality teaching and learning model is being studied for application in China's fast growing higher education sector.
UNSW has been judged one of the top three universities in Australia for the quality of its learning and teaching, and assessed as number one in Australia for its teaching performance in business and law.