Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching


Staff Thanks, Award and Recognition Scheme (STARS)


Say “Thank You”

New ways to thank and celebrate you and your colleagues.

You can now send a ‘thank you’ note to a colleague anywhere in USW, at any time, and have your appreciation formally recognised by the whole University.

Recognition Award

Nominate a team or colleague who has been exceptional in demonstrating one of the USW Core Values of being Creative, Inspiring, Professional or Responsive for a STARS Recognition Award.

Enhancement Award

Nominate yourself or your team for a STARS Enhancement Award by demonstrating innovation and emerging impact.

Excellence Award

Nominate yourself or your team for a STARS Excellence Award by demonstrating distinction in service delivery, research, innovation, engagement, teaching or supporting learning.

Find out more on The staff Intranet by typing ‘STARS’ into the search box.