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WATE 2023 Judging Process

About the judging process

  • At each stage of the judging process there will be equal representation of students and staff.
  • The Faculty Awards judges will be drawn from the relevant Faculty plus representatives from interdisciplinary backgrounds and professional services.
  • The Collaborative and Community & Culture Awards will include representatives from all Faculties and will also include professional services staff.
  • Scoring rubrics will be developed and refined by the judging panels.
  • A calibration exercise will be held before judging begins to ensure consistency.

Become a judge!

We are looking for staff and student judges for WATE 2023.

Applications close at 5pm on 26 January 2023.

Stage one

The stage one judges will work in pairs (one staff/one student) to score nominees for each award using the stage one rubric.

The stage one judges will come together at a panel meeting to decide which nominees are shortlisted to progress to stage two.


Key dates

Introductory meeting

Thursday 16 February 2023

Calibration meetings

Faculty of Arts Faculty: 8 March 2023

Faculty of Social Sciences: 8 March 2023

Faculty of SEM: 9 March 2023.

Collaborative Award: 9 March 2023

Community & Culture: 7 March 2023

Postgraduates who teach: 6 March 2023

Judging period

10 - 22 March 2023

Panel meetings

Faculty of Arts Faculty: 28 March 2023

Faculty of Social Sciences: 28 March 2023

Faculty of SEM: 29 March 2023.

Collaborative Award: 29 March 2023

Community & Culture: 30 March 2023

Postgraduates who teach: 30 March 2023

Stage two

The stage two judges will individually score the statements submitted by each shortlisted nominee, team or community. The judges will come together at a panel meeting to decide the winners of the Faculty, Collaborative, Community and Culture and the Postgraduates who Teach Awards.


Key dates

Calibration meetings

Faculty of Arts Faculty: 22 May 2023

Faculty of Social Sciences: 22 May 2023

Faculty of SEM: 23 May 2023

Collaborative Award: 24 May 2023

Community & Culture: 25 May 2023

Postgraduates who teach: 23 May 2023

Judging period

26 May - 11 June 2023

Panel meetings

Faculty of Arts Faculty: 14 June 2023

Faculty of Social Sciences: 14 June 2023

Faculty of SEM: 14 June 2023

Collaborative Award: 15 June 2023

Community & Culture: 15 June 2023

Postgraduates who teach: 15 June 2023

Ratification

The winners of each award will be ratified by a final panel consisting of the PVC Education, Faculty Chairs, the Dean of Students, the Director of WIHEA and student representatives.

Faculty Awards: winner, highly commended, and commended.

Collaborative Awards: winner, highly commended, and commended.

Community & Culture Award: one winner only.


Key dates

Winners announced: 27 June 2023.