REACH Teaching Awards
The REACH Teaching Awards recognize outstanding achievement at the University of Victoria. We honour the extraordinary teachers and researchers who lead the way in dynamic learning and make a vital impact at UVic, in the classroom and beyond.
Visit our UVic page to see all the categories, including research awards and Provost awards.
Explore the categories
This award recognizes and celebrates innovative approaches to teaching that promote inclusion through the use of technology, digital pedagogies and principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
Nəc̓əmaat kʷəns čeʔi ʔay̓ šqʷeləqʷən | ĆȺNEUEL OL ÍY, ŚḰÁLEȻEN | Work together with a good heart and mind (Award for Decolonization and Anti-Indigenous Racism)
This award supports work being done across campus to review and update curricula and pedagogical practice using decolonization and/or anti-Indigenous racism approaches.
This award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and educational leadership.
This award recognizes Sessional Lecturers, Lab Instructors, and Senior Lab Instructors who have contributed to the art of teaching and influence.
This award recognizes supervision and mentorship that fosters intellectual, professional and personal development of graduate students.
This award is for graduate students who have excelled in their teaching as teaching assistants, lab instructors or senior lab instructors.
The Award for Excellence in Teaching for Experiential Learning and the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Enriched Teaching have been discontinued.
Nomination and adjudication process
The 2023 nomination guidelines are now available on each awards page.
The online portal will open on August 15, 2023. Nominations will be accepted until October 17, 2023.
Award committees will meet in the following 30-45 days.
Applicants will be notified by December 1, 2023.
Learn about other awards
- 3M National Teaching Fellowship
- STLHE Brightspace Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning (formely the Desire2Learn Innovation Award)
Faculty-level teaching awards
- For nomination guidelines, contact your appropriate faculty.