Kia ora koutou,
Applications are now open for the Vice-Chancellor General Staff Development Awards for 2020.
Please visit the Vice-Chancellor General Staff Development Awards webpage for full details and the application form.
These awards recognise and assist exceptional professional development initiatives and are available to continuing general staff members. I encourage both work teams and individuals to apply.
The Health, Safety & Wellbeing Awards for 2020 are also open.
These awards now include a Recognition award for engagement with health and safety at the university, and an Initiative Award that is to reward and encourage staff members to initiate innovative Health and Safety practices within their Department/Unit/College.
These are open to all fixed-term and continuing staff and I encourage both work teams and individuals to apply.
Previous winners include –
Julian Phillips, Technician, Mechanical Engineering, joined a group of students for a humanitarian effort repairing medical equipment in the Solomon Islands.
The UC Grounds team, Facilities Services, developed a highly innovative and workable solution improving hazard awareness and safety of the community whilst mowing.
Te Paea Paringatai, Manager Customer Services, Library, attending and presenting a paper at the IFLA World Library & Information Congress in Athens, Greece.
Applications for both awards close on Wednesday 15 July 2020.
Professor Cheryl de la Rey
Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae