For the first time at TUA and THINK, we are celebrating and appreciating the significant achievements and
contributions of our academic leaders and the valuable impact they make on staff engagement and
performance, academic quality, learning & teaching outcomes and ultimately to our students staying and
To begin with, congratulations on receiving a nomination for an Academic Leadership Award. Being
recognised by your peers and managers is a significant achievement in and of itself. Your nomination was
for the categories of Engagement and Intrapreneurship.
The purpose of these awards is to recognise academics in leadership positions, for outstanding and
sustained performance as a positive and collaborative leader, resulting in superior outcomes that are
ideally aligned to our values and strategic priorities.
The Selection Committee has reviewed all nominations and I am very pleased to be able to
congratulate you on being awarded an Academic Leadership Award for 2020.
Ashley Hillsley Is hereby recognised for outstanding and
sustained performance as a positive and
collaborative leader resulting in superior
outcomes aligned to the strategic priorities
in the areas of: