Bristol SU Awards: The Winners

Friday 10-06-2016 - 00:00
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Last night, 9 June, students and staff from the University and SU came together to celebrate some of the amazing things that we have done this year at our annual SU Awards ceremony. Photos coming soon!

We are grateful to Santander for their support of these awards.

The winners: 

Campaigns Award

This award recognises awareness raising and change making activities run by students, predominantly for students and the impact of these activities. The nominees and winners were:

  • Fossil Free Bristol Uni (winners)
  • Reclaim the Night
  • Osian & the B.I.G. Team

Sports Club Award

This award recognises the contribution to sport of a sports group or team at Bristol. The nominees and winners were:

  • Snowsports
  • Korfball
  • Volleyball (winners)

Student Leader Award

This award celebrates the work of a student who has gone beyond the day to day role of representing their peers. Through innovation, dedication and passion these students will have engaged with a broad range of their peers and increased the credibility of the wider rep community or contributed strongly to Bristol SU’s democratic process. The nominees and winners were:

  • Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy (winner)
  • Omar Barakat
  • Sophie Pender

Community Award

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. The nominees and winners were:

  • Hugh Kirby
  • Chloe Freeman
  • Daisy Jacobs (winner)

Bristol PLUS Employability Award

This award recognises and rewards University of Bristol students who have gained significant professional and life skills through work experience, volunteering and other activities outside of their studies.

  • Matt Turner - for exceptional contributions as a Senior Resident.
  • Oliver Daniel - for organising the inaugural University of Bristol TEDxBristol event.
  • Winner - Georgia Price - for her role as Schools Plus Coordinator, a student-led voluntary social impact project.
  • Camilla Gash - for her role as Editor in Chief of the online magazine Her Campus Bristol.
  • Tolu Alegbeleye - for contributions to an International Development project in Kenya.
  • Sonam Gurung - for organising the successful Careers Beyond Biomedical Research seminar series.

UoB staff member Award

This award celebrates the diverse nature of staff dedication at the University of Bristol. A nominee may be a personal tutor, member of a Student Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC), teaching or support staff member. The nominees and winners were:

  • Sam Jones
  • George Ferzoco
  • Emma Keen (winner)

Bristol SU Staff Member Award

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. The nominees and winners were:

  • Alicia Coupland
  • Maddy Wall (winner)
  • Annie Bell

Student Media Award

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. The nominees and winners were:

  • Faye Leneghan
  • Epigram
  • That's What She Said (winners)

Collaboration Award

This award recognises groups of students that have collaborated on an event, activity or project to achieve a shared goal. The nominees and winners were:

  • The University Challenge Team (winners)
  • Rebecca Filer, Sally Patterson, Leo Berger and Lily Ross
  • Charlotte Chan, Jeffrey Chu, Kelvin Lam

Academic Representative Award

This award celebrates the work of a student who has gone beyond the day to day role of representing their peers. Through innovation, dedication and passion these students will have engaged with a broad range of their peers and increased the credibility of the wider rep community or contributed strongly to Bristol SU’s democratic process. The nominees and winners were:

  • Josh Mudie
  • Kaye Pollard
  • Jack Sharpe (winner)

Equality & Diversity Award

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. The nominees and winners were:

  • Chloe Maughan
  • Sooto Ajayi (winner)
  • Noha Abu El Magd

Sustainability Award

This award recognises an individual or student group who have gone above and beyond to create positive environmental, social or economic change at University. The nominees and winners were:

  • Hannah Millman 
  • Kate Mainprice
  • Bristol is Global (winners)

Society Award

This award recognises the contribution to Societies of an individual or group at Bristol. The nominees and winners were:

  • Hindu Society (winners)
  • PantoSoc
  • University of Bristol A Cappella Society

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