Awards, Rewards and Recognition

Sports Awards

Each year Bristol SU hosts the Sports Awards which celebrate everything sporting at the University of Bristol - if you play sport as an individual or as part of a team, this night is for you! Nominations open partway through the year, and the awards usually take place in early June, so check back for more information later in the year. 

To whet your appetite for sporting excellence, the categories are below.

Most Improved Player - the member of your club or team that shown skill and determination this year and really upped their game!

Most Improved Club - the club that has gone from zero to hero this year and made progress in any/all measures of success including performance, participation or club development!

Innovation - an individual, club or project that has been innovative this year. They could have created new projects, collaborated or truly thought outside of the box to improve sport at Bristol University.

Charity - an individual, club or project that has done some truly amazing work to raise money for charity.

Contribution - an individual who has gone above and beyond throughout their time at Bristol to improve sport at Bristol.

Team of the Year - the team that has had a truly remarkable and successful year.

Club of the Year - the club that has had a truly remarkable and successful year.

Coach of the Year - an individual that has provided the best support on and off the field.

Sports Personality - an individual that has had a truly remarkable and successful year.

Bristol SU Awards

Let someone know they’re amazing – it’s the SU AWARDS!

The Bristol SU Awards reward groups and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to student life. 

We really encourage you to come forward with names of outstanding individuals (students and colleagues), or groups, that you've been really impressed by or grateful to over the year. Nominations open in April, and the night itself will be early June.

Academic Representative - This award celebrates the work of a student who has gone beyond the day to day role of representing their peers.

Bristol SU Staff Member - This award celebrates the diverse nature of staff dedication at Bristol SU and recognises the support that they provide to the organisation enabling students to make the most of their time at university.

Campaign - This award recognises awareness raising activities run by students, predominantly for students.

Collaboration- This award recognises groups of students that have collaborated on an event, activity or project to achieve a shared goal.

Community - This award recognises the enormous contribution that students make in Bristol. The award could go to a student who has developed a community-based project, delivered volunteering or fundraising or been involved in community activities.

Equality and Diversity - This award recognises an individual or group of students that have gone above and beyond in understanding and promoting Equality and Diversity, through accessible, exciting and engaging campaigns or events

Society of the Year - This award recognises the contribution to Societies of an individual or group at Bristol.

Sports Club of the Year - This award recognises the contribution to sport of a sports group or team at Bristol.

Student Leader – This reward recognises someone who is basically excellent at being a student leader.

Student Media - This award recognises the role that student media plays in communicating with and informing students. This winner will be an individual, group or media product who have created real impact and engagement with students through their activity whether broadcast, online or in print.

Sustainability - This award recognises an individual or student group who have gone above and beyond to create positive environmental, social or economic change at University.

UoB Staff Member - This award celebrates the diverse nature of staff dedication at the University of Bristol.