On September 14, iAccelerate residents Recovery Camp were awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, at the 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Team members of the Recovery Camp Team, Professor Lorna Moxham, Mr Christopher Patterson, Ms Ellie Taylor, Dr Dana Perlman and Dr Renee Brighton were awarded their citation for: Influencing and enhancing student learning through Recovery Camp – an immersive workplace experience shared with people with a mental illness.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of the University of Wollongong, Professor Joe Chicharo, congratulated the academics on their tremendous achievements.

“We are very proud of their accomplishments. It’s a great example of the high calibre of academic staff UOW attracts, who are willing to share their knowledge and empower our students towards success.

“The acknowledgement clearly demonstrates UOW’s repeated strength in this important category of student learning, ultimately supporting our excellent graduate outcomes,” Professor Chicharo said.

These National Citations recognise the diverse and sustained contributions made by individuals and teams to the quality of student learning in the Higher Education sector.



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