The University of New South Wales, along with other higher education institutions, is actively engaged in regular external review of the quality of its academic programs, teaching and learning.

In professional disciplines in particular, our academic programs and courses are regularly reviewed and re-accredited by external professional bodies to ensure that they meet national and international benchmarks and standards.

The process of applying for an award provides an opportunity to reflect on the principles and scholarship that underpin your teaching practice. The receipt of an award is evidence of your impact on student learning and is an important component of a teaching portfolio and career advancement.  

All staff and all organisational units of the University share responsibility for the enhancement of learning and teaching. However, particular responsibilities in relation to the governance of learning and teaching are assumed by: