The Activities Awards is back on Tuesday 21 March for another year!

 

Join us in a night to come together and celebrate your collective achievements over the past year!

 

 

Nominations for the Awards closed on Friday 27 January.

We received a staggering total of more than 450 nominations! 

We're looking forward to reading them all!

 

 

 

Nominate a volunteer who consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty.

They should put in a lot of time, either in direct delivery of projects or in behind the scenes organisation and running of projects.

This Volunteer should be always keen to get stuck in, lead innovation and contribute to group cohesion.

~ Nominations now closed ~

 

 

 

Nominate a Society Star! This award recognises that stellar quality of certain society members. 

Is there a leading light in your committee whose drive and passion have made a real impact to your society?

Do you have a member whose warmth and consideration makes the projects you undertake more enjoyable?

Do you want to recognise the input of a long serving member whose service has shaped your society for the better?

This award recognises all these services and more.

~ Nominations now closed ~

 

 

Nominate the committee member who is the best at leading, managing and supporting their society members.

They should have good communication with the communities they work with, be a responsive and thoughtful listener to their group and react well to feedback,

whether positive or negative. They should be constantly looking to improve and develop their society, and should have put in exceptional work to achieve this.

~ Nominations now closed ~

 
 
 

Nominate the committee member who is the best at leading, managing and supporting their volunteers.

They should have good communication with the communities they work with, be a responsive and thoughtful listener to their group and react well to feedback,

whether positive or negative. They should be constantly looking to improve and develop their group, and should have put in exceptional work to achieve this.

~ Nominations now closed ~

 
 
Nominate an event which has gone above and beyond expectations.
If you have organised a special event this year which has inspired people, thrilled audiences or participants and really made an effort
to get others involved, please nominate for this award! We are looking for events which were innovative, well designed and one of a kind.
~ Nominations now closed ~
 
 
 
Nominate a group all about having a good time and ensuring your members truly enjoy their experience.
Have they made any particular efforts to consider how inclusive and accessible their events and projects are and implemented these with success?
‘Most Wecloming Group’ is for those who stand out in creating that community feeling all groups should strive for.
~ Nominations now closed ~
 
 
 

Nominate a new society that has been registered after March 2016.

This award recognises where a new group has kicked off their Students' Association journey with a bang!

If you feel that a group has excelled in their first year and made a special effort to reach out to members and make yourself known on campus then nominate them now.

~ Nominations now closed ~

 

 
 

These are the qualities we look for in our student groups here at Edinburgh Students' Associtioan and we are looking to reward

the group we feel has best embodied these attributes over the past year. A group that has given its all in reaching out to new people,

expanding horizons, enriching members’ experience and showcasing all the very best which you have to offer consistently throughout the year.’

~ Nominations now closed ~

 

 

 

 
Last Year's Winners
 
 
Star Volunteer

LYNSEY ANDERSON | ARTS & HERITAGE

LAURA TOFFOLO | ENACTUS

IGOR ORLOV | EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY YOUNG SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHERS ASSOCIATION

KIRSTY WATTERS | PROJECT MONGOLIA

LUKE OLVER | SLURP/ENACTUS

 

Society Star

FIONA GREW | THE STUDENT

ALEXANDRA 'OLLIE' BURKE | MATHS SOCIETY

KERRY GILESEN | RETROSPECT

HANNAH BOWRY-WILLIAMS | EDINBURGH GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS

JOANNA DIGGLE | EDINBURGH GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS

OISIN PLUMB | FOLK SOCIETY

 

Volunteer Group Office Bearer of the Year

INES MOHAMMED EL-SAUI | ENACTUS

Runners Up

EMMA OLVER

NATHAN BERESFORDE

 

 

Best Group Event

FOLK SOCIETY

Runners Up

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY YOUNG SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHERS ASSOCIATION

 

 

Most Sociable Group

FOOTLIGHTS

Runners Up

MURDER MYSTERY SOCIETY

JAPENESE SOCIETY

 

 

Best New Goup

A CAPPELLA SOCIETY

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY YOUNG SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHERS ASSOCIATION | ACADEMIC

HARRY POTTER SOCIETY | INTEREST AND APPRECIATION

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY TELEVISION SOCIETY | ARTS, PERFORMANCE AND MEDIA

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY | COMMUNITY, CAMPAIGNING AND FUNDRAISING

DIRTY WEEKENDERS CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS | VOLUNTEERING GROUP

DEBATES UNION | POLITICAL, SKILLS AND FINANCE

EXCHANGE 360 | INTERNATIONAL, FAITH AND MULTICULTURAL

Runners Up

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY TELEVISION SOCIETY

SOCIETY FOR ECONIMC PLURALISM

 

 

OVERALL STUDENT GROUP OF THE YEAR

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY YOUNG SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHERS ASSOCIATION

 

 

Outstanding Achievement Award

GORDON AIKMAN