Award Categories

Award Categories

university of suffolk students' union student and staff awards 2024



student award, society of the year student award, sports club of the year student award, sportsperson of the year student award, campaign of the year

This award is for an outstanding society who have gone above and beyond to provide an excellent experience to their members, having made a positive impact on the student experience.




This award is for an outstanding sports club who have gone above and beyond to provide an excellent experience to their members and represented their University and SU, embodying the values of teamwork and commitment to the sport.



This award recognises achievement in the field of sports by a student athlete. This award celebrates the talent, dedication, and hard work of a student who has demonstrated outstanding performance and sportsmanship in their chosen sport or club, showing significant progress, commitment and dedication.


This award recognises an outstanding campaign led by students that has made a significant positive impact on their community or society at large. This award celebrates the leadership, creativity, and dedication of students who have taken on the challenge of identifying and tackling an issue that matters to them.


student award, part-time officer of the year student award, academic rep achievement award student award, inclusivity champion of the year student award, student staff member of the year

This award goes to a Volunteer Officer who has shown passion for, and dedication to, their role. This could be through running campaigns, creating events or representing students to the best of their ability.








Course Reps are a vital part of ensuring students get a say in shaping their own academic experience. This award goes to a Rep who has gone the extra mile to represent their peers throughout the year and has worked to make impactful changes.







This award recognises a student who upholds and champions equal opportunities for all, regardless of their background or current situation. They work towards ensuring inclusivity and equality for under-represented groups and help to raise awareness or create change through events, campaigns or other activities. They demonstrate commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and show commitment to the improving their community; whether that be at university, the local community or a specific group of people.


This award recognises a student goes above and beyond in their role and excels in their service to students at Suffolk. They are flexible, adaptable and self-motivated, and are a team player, helping other employees in the organisation with their hard working, enthusiastic with a positive can-do attitude.






staff award, lecturer of the year staff award, support staff of the year staff award, department of the year student and staff award, outstanding contribution award

This award is to recognise an individual whose teaching style or content and the support they offer has inspired students to reach their academic potential and have provided an excellent delivery of learning. Inspiring lecturers are those who challenge and motivate their students, engaging them in meaningful academic activity.





This award is for an individual member of non-academic staff who has worked consistently to enhance the experience of students. This will celebrate those who have been helpful, supportive, approachable and patient and have ultimately positively affected the student experience.





This award is for a university department at UOS that has helped to improve the student experience, celebrating a team that consistently goes above and beyond to offer exceptional and friendly support, and includes both academic departments and non-academic departments such as support services.





Open to students and staff, this award recognises an individual that has gone above and beyond to improve the student experience here at UOS. This award is deserving of a someone who has left a significant impact on your university experience, no matter how big or small. It celebrates an effort to build and strengthen the sense of community, in addition to making a difference and embodying the University’s values of being a beacon for aspiration and achievement.