Award Categories

 

1. Subject Council of the Year 

The Subject Council which has worked effectively to listen to  benefited you and your peers.

Students you might nominate: Any Subject Council.

 

2. Part-time Representative of the Year

The Part-Time Representatives who has worked within their elected role to make changes which have benefited students and enhanced the overall student experience.

Students you might nominate: Any Part-Time Elected Officer, College Officers or subject rep.

 

3. Outstanding Contribution to Academic Experience  

The person, group or event which has gone above and beyond in enhancing your academic experience at Exeter, perhaps through improving an aspect of your studies or offering an opportunity beyond what you expected from your degree.

You might nominate: Any student, group of students or event which has had a significant impact on your academic experience.

 

4. Best new society/group (affiliated from Term 3 2019/20 – now) 

A society which has started strong, run some great events, created a fantastic community and made you wonder why they never existed before!

Groups you might nominate: Any society, campaign, media outlet, or fundraising/volunteering project which has been affiliated since Term 3 2019/20 onwards.  

 

5. Best Society/group event or project 

The society event or project which really stands out to you as the most enjoyable, ambitious, unusual or exciting and has embraced using virtual resources.  

Events or projects you might nominate: Any affiliated group event or project which has been run in the 2020-21 academic year. This could be a one-off event or an ongoing project or series of events.    

 

6. Society/group of the Year 

The society which you feel has been the best all-round society this year. A society you’ve really loved being part of and which you feel has run some standout events, created a welcoming community and truly benefited all their members and the wider community in some way.

Societies you might nominate: Any affiliated society, media outlet, campaign or fundraising/volunteering project

 

7. Outstanding Contribution to Societies and Volunteering  

The person, group, event or project which has gone above and beyond in their contribution to societies and volunteering, perhaps which has inspired you or which has had truly positive impact on their membership, the student community and/or the wider community.  

You might nominate: Any student, group of students, event or project which has had a significant impact on societies and volunteering at Exeter and even beyond.


8. Outstanding Contribution to EDI and/or Welfare

The person, group, event or project that has made a positive contribution to the student community by celebrating equality, diversity and inclusion and/or raising awareness or campaigning for students’ mental health. 

You might nominate: Any student, group of students, event or project which has directly contributed to EDI and/or welfare


9. Outstanding Contribution to Postgraduate Experience 

The person, group, event or project which has gone above and beyond in enhancing the experience of Postgraduate students at Exeter, perhaps which has helped you to get involved. There will be two awards in this category, one for PGR and one for PGT.  

You might nominate: Any student, group of students, event or project which has directly benefited the PGR and/or PGT community

 

10. President’s Award for Volunteer of the Year 

The person who has gone above and beyond, showing their dedication and commitment to improving the student experience through any aspect of volunteering.   

Students you might nominate: Any student who has volunteered in any way during the 2019-20 academic year, whether involved in academic representation, societies, a part-time officer role, or all the above.

 

11. Helpers and Heroes

The person, group, event or project that has gone above and beyond to have a positive impact on the student and/or local community throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.  

You might nominate: an individual who has volunteered their time, fundraising efforts, supporting those who are vulnerable and more.



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