Vice-Chancellor’s Awards

The Vice Chancellor's Awards showcase the outstanding contributions being made across the University and celebrate the work and dedication of members of the University community. They recognise the commitment, courage, ambition and inspirational contributions made by individuals and teams as they support the University’s academic mission and contribute to University life.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Education Awards 

The Vice-Chancellor’s Education Awards celebrate high-quality education across the collegiate University, commending new and innovative approaches to teaching, and the steps being taken to further students' educational experience at Oxford. Applications are invited from individuals and teams who have demonstrated excellence in education - promoting the value and importance of education and learning as the foundation to a good quality of life.   

The Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation & Engagement Awards 

The Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation & Engagement Awards recognise and celebrate the wide range of ways in which research undertaken at the University of Oxford makes a positive difference to the economy, the environment, and society. You can nominate yourself, other individuals or teams who have developed and delivered high-quality innovation and engagement activities at all levels.   

The Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Awards 

The Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Awards celebrate the strength of commitment to equality and diversity at Oxford. You can nominate a student or staff member who has inspired others, demonstrated leadership and influenced change, or a project that you have been involved in that has made a difference to equality and diversity in the University’s working, learning and social environment.  

The Vice-Chancellor’s Environmental Sustainability Awards  

The Vice-Chancellor’s Environmental Sustainability Awards celebrate the staff and students helping the University to address the global challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss.  

You can nominate yourself or others whose work is having an impact on society and the environment, challenging the status quo and leading to a new sustainable future.  

The Vice-Chancellor’s Professional Services Awards

The Vice-Chancellor’s Professional Services Awards celebrate staff working in the spirit of Professional Services Together. The inaugural Professional Services Awards launched in Michaelmas term 2022. They will recognise the extraordinary contribution that colleagues in administrative, professional and support roles make to the University; and to furthering Oxford’s academic mission. In particular they will celebrate colleagues who demonstrate the principles of Professional Services Together - the University’s framework for spreading best practice across our professional services.