Well done to all our nomineesUNION AWARDS

Brighton Students' Union Awards is a student-led volunteering and teaching awards that celebrate the people and practices which add real value to the quality of university life. We are seeking to put a spotlight on and champion the outstanding contributions students and university staff make to the quality and fabric of university life.  

Nominations for this year's Union Awards are now closed - thank you for all your entries. 

We can't wait to celebrate with all the nominees and winners at the event on Thursday 26th May 2022 at the Jury's Inn Waterfront in Brighton. If you have been nominated, you will shortly be hearing from us with more information.

 

The Brighton Students’ Union (BSU) Inspirational Student Experience Awards 

This set of awards enable you to nominate academic and professional services staff that have had a positive impact on your experience at the University over the last academic year. 

 

INSPIRATIONAL AND MOTIVATIONAL TEACHING OR SUPPORT AWARD

This award is given to the academic staff member that has delivered inspiring and motivational teaching throughout the academic year. They may have used innovative digital learning techniques, given students’ outstanding feedback that helped elevate their work to the next level, advanced equality and inclusion in their teaching or within the university or enhanced students employability.

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Sarah-Jane Ryan
  • Rodrigo Lucena De Mello
  • Dr. Khuong Nguyen

SUPPORT STAFF AWARD

This award is given to the Academic Services or Professional Services staff member that has supported an excellent student experience in the last academic year. This will go to someone who has gone out of their way to support an individual or group of students in the past year.

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Eli Norman
  • Sreemoyee Ray
  • Shekinah Edwards-Craig
  • Katie Clooney-Mark

COURSE LEADER OF THE YEAR

Course Leaders are fundamental in pushing boundaries to deliver an exciting, inclusive and innovative teaching experience on the course. They enrich the wider student experience and help offer key opportunities beyond the classroom.

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Hasan Gilani
  • Tijana Rakic
  • Nadia Terrazzini

 

The Brighton Students’ Union (BSU) Society & Volunteer Awards 

This set of awards enable you to nominate societies and Students' Union volunteers in the following categories: 

 

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the individual that has gone above and beyond whilst volunteering on Students’ Union projects. Whether they are helping to deliver our welfare projects or working to improve our clubs and societies this student has shown a passion for improving the student community.

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Nusrat Miah
  • Elizabeth Quigg
  • Patryk Lalka
  • Sophie Millet

NEW SOCIETY OF THE YEAR

This award is to recognise a start-up society who has excelled within their first year through events and/or activities and engaging with Brighton Students' Union, the Accreditation Scheme and the wider University.

Shortlisted nominees:

  • Art Social Society
  • Music Society
  • Spanish Society

SOCIETY FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR

This award is to recognise a Society or grad show collective who has demonstrated the most creative and innovative ways to fundraise for themselves or a nominated charity.

  • Islamic Society
  • BSL Society
  • Bangladeshi Society, Hindu Society, Medic-Link, BioSoc

SOCIETY OF THE YEAR

This award is to recognise a society who has gone above and beyond to create a positive community for their members by running successful events and/or activities and engaging with Brighton Students' Union, the Accreditation Scheme and the wider university.

  • Biosoc
  • Tamil Society
  • BSL Society

SOCIETY EVENT OF THE YEAR

This award is to recognise a society who has organised an event that shows considerable team effort, innovation, and benefit to students and overall success.

  • Law society
  • EcoSoc
  • First Aid Society

COURSE REP OF THE YEAR

This award is to celebrate someone who has gone above and beyond in their duties as a Course Rep. The winner of this award will be highly committed to their role, engage with relevant meetings and maintain contact with their peers, academic staff and the Students’ Union.

  • Nelly Oresharova
  • Calebtina Peprah
  • Katharina Hartwecker
  • Anxhela Shaholli