Learning & Teaching and Student Experience Awards and Sir Alistair Pilkington Awards

Since the mid-1990s, the University has been recognising the importance of excellence in learning and teaching in providing a high quality experience for its students through the annual Learning & Teaching and Student Experience Awards scheme. Find out about how to make a nomination and read about past award winners.

The award scheme

The award scheme is open to all staff (academic and professional services) at Faulty level, from early career staff to experienced staff. Nominations should relate to the activity of an individual or group of staff.

Nominations should be made to recognise, value and reward staff for a demonstrable positive impact on learning and teaching / student experience activities. 

Each successful LTSE awardee is invited to submit an application for the Faculty Sir Alistair Pilkington Award. 

Annual deadlines for nominations are set by each Faculty, although is usually early December.

Full guidance and nomination forms for the Learning & Teaching and Student Experience Awards will be made available on the 2nd September 2024.

Listen to podcasts with previous Sir Alistair Pilkington Award winners

Developing Collaborative Online International Learning Projects  

Developing students’ digital fluency and employability through authentic assessment  

Digital skills development to enhance the student experience 

Developing active, authentic and supportive laboratory teaching 

Preparing students for the future by developing programming and quantitative analysis skills

Watch presentations by previous award winners

Explore our offer

The Academic Development team have created an interactive guide to support you in navigating the breadth of opportunities on offer. Visit the Developing Your Teaching page for more information.

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