SU Awards

This years SU AWARDS are BIGGER and BETTER than ever! The events themselves are split into two, 1 honouring our sports teams, and the other providing much deserved recognition to our volunteers and student groups. Below you will find the nomination criteria for each award and at the bottom you will find the link to the nomination form. 

 

Nominations close on Sunday 2nd April at 5pm 

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NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED 


Beds SU Awards

 

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR 

This award is presented to a student that has shown a passion and dedication to volunteering, either at Beds SU or in the community. Nominations can be received from members of the public, companies, students and staff but the student nominated must be registered with Beds SU to be eligible.

SOCIETY OF THE YEAR 

This society will be the one that stands out for all the right reasons.  The panel will be looking at how the society has contributed to life on campus, not only to its members, but to all students.

The nominated society must also demonstrate a high level of engagement with the Students’ Union and its initiatives/events/campaigns as well as having evidenced a strong organisational, event management and financial track record during the academic year.

MOST IMRPOVED SOCIETY

This award recognises the society that has developed and progressed most throughout the academic year. Maybe this society got off to a rocky start, maybe it just took a while to get off the ground…..either way they are on their feet now and doing fantastic work!

STUDENT EVENT OF THE YEAR 

This award is to recognise the best event or programme of activity of any student, society or team. This event will have taken a great deal of effort to organise, exercised excellent project management skills, been well promoted and been delivered successfully to a diverse range of people.

COMMITTEE MEMBER OF THE YEAR 

This award recognises an individual committee member that has above and beyond for their team. They will have shown dedication, leadership and have supported the society to increase memberships, host fantastic events and have contributed to the longevity of that society. 

COURSE REP OF THE YEAR- CATS 

The most important part about being a course rep is getting students to engage. This can either be done directly, or by enacting a change that affects a large portion of their student population.

For this award the following criteria are applied:

  • The nominee must be a course rep.
  • Must be a member of the CATS faculty.
  • There should be evidence to show significant engagement with the student body.
  • Should evidence the impact made to the educational experience of their colleagues.

COURSE REP OF THE YEAR- HSS

The most important part about being a course rep is getting students to engage. This can either be done directly, or by enacting a change that affects a large portion of their student population. 

For this award the following criteria are applied:

  • The nominee must be a course rep.
  • Must be a member of the HSS faculty.
  • There should be evidence to show significant engagement with the student body.
  • Should evidence the impact made to the educational experience of their colleagues.

COURSE REP OF THE YEAR- E&S

The most important part about being a course rep is getting students to engage. This can either be done directly, or by enacting a change that affects a large portion of their student population.

For this award the following criteria are applied:

  • The nominee must be a course rep.
  • Must be a member of the E&S faculty.
  • There should be evidence to show significant engagement with the student body.
  • Should evidence the impact made to the educational experience of their colleagues.

COURSE REP OF THE YEAR- UBBS

The most important part about being a course rep is getting students to engage. This can either be done directly, or by enacting a change that affects a large portion of their student population.

For this award the following criteria are applied:

  • The nominee must be a course rep.
  • Must be a member of the UBBS faculty.
  • There should be evidence to show significant engagement with the student body.
  • Should evidence the impact made to the educational experience of their colleagues.

 

 

Sports Awards

 

CLUB OF THE YEAR

The award is for outstanding excellence in every aspect of the clubs activities throughout the year. Each nomination will be viewed on the quality of engagement wider than sport, the discipline of the club over the academic year and the performance in BUCS or major tournaments. The club will have shown a dedication to the wider student community, maybe hosting open events, participating in fundraising activities or giving up their time to volunteer.

BEDFORD TEAM OF THE YEAR 

This award recognises the outstanding achievement of a team for this season. Through Commitment and dedication to training they would have made their team stand out at the University of Bedfordshire by achieving some, or all of the following:

Outstanding Sporting performance (League/competition winners)

Sporting Organisation (both on and off the field of play)

All Fixtures fulfilled and no walkovers conceded.

LUTON TEAM OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the outstanding achievement of a team for this season. Through Commitment and dedication to training they would have made their team stand out at the University of Bedfordshire by achieving some, or all of the following:

Outstanding Sporting performance (League/competition winners)

Sporting Organisation (both on and off the field of play)

All Fixtures fulfilled and no walkovers conceded.

MOST IMPROVED TEAM

This is awarded to the team who have improved in the following areas: recruitment, competitive excellence in BUCS or national competitions, discipline and event planning.

VICE CHANCELLORS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING COMMITMENT TO SPORT

This award recognises outstanding achievement of an individual that has shown encouragement to others to progress in sport or who has contributed significantly to a sport by being the most giving, well organised or best individual. It is awarded to one student across the whole university. This student may be from any campus but must be in their final year. This is to be awarded to the student showing the most commitment, drive, hard work and enthusiasm for sport, particularity when benefiting other students and staff.

SPORTS PERSONAILTY OF THE YEAR 

This prestigious award will be given to a sportsman or woman who has displayed an outstanding level of achievement over the last year either as an individual or as part of a team and is competing at a consistently high level in their chosen sport. Additional contributions to their particular team/club and the wider community may also be taken into consideration.

CAPTAIN (MALE AND FEMALE) OF THE YEAR

To be awarded to an individual committee member who has given exemplary service to his or her club. Through dedication and commitment, they would have achieved all, or some of the following:

Regular contact with Beds SU

Well organised and motivated teams

Update Administration (e.g. team sheets)

Positive and inspirational leader

BRUNO THE BULL AWARD

This award will be awarded to an individual who has truly shown the spirit of the Bedfordshire Bulls.

Courage, Inspiring others, Embracing the brand, Inclusion, Going the extra the mile, Charity Work or a combination of those or other factors.

BRUNO’S WOODEN SPOON AWARD

This award will be awarded to an individual, team or club who have provided a memorable moment on or off the field of play this year. Comical, silly, good-natured mishaps or performances which deserve to be remembered.

FULL COLOURS 

May be presented to students achieving excellence in sporting activities, whilst at the same time demonstrating a commitment to sport at the University.

  • Gold, Silver, Bronze medallist in an BUCS Individual Championships
  • Gold, Silver, Bronze in a BUCS Team National Championships
  • Member of a title winning BUCS Premier League team
  • Selected for a BUCS Universities Team

HALF COLOURS 

May be presented to students achieving a high standard of performance in sporting activities, whilst at the same time demonstrating a commitment to sport at the University.

  • Gold, Silver, Bronze medallist in a BUCS Individual Trophy
  • Gold, Silver, Bronze in a BUCS Team National Trophy
  • Gold, Silver, Bronze medallist in a non-BUCS Individual Championships
  • Gold, Silver, Bronze in a non-BUCS Team National Championships
  • Member of a title-winning BUCS Midland Conference Tier 1 team
  • Selected for a Student Regional Team 

INTERNATIONAL COLOURS

May be awarded to students achieving excellence in sporting activities at the highest international level of their sport.
The standard of performance should be full (not age-group or sub‑set) international recognition in competition in either individual or team sports, or similar.
The committee may vary the definition of “international” as it wishes to reflect standards required at major versus minor sports and large versus small countries.

NOMINATE HERE