The Domino's SU Awards 2019


The Domino's SU Awards

The most glamorous event of the Students’ Union calendar, The Domino's SU Awards, is taking place on Thursday 21 March.

It will showcase and celebrate the amazing hard work and achievements of Queen’s students across lots of different areas.

Stay tuned - we will be announcing the nominees very soon!

Best Academic Society

This award seeks to recognise the work of the Society that has demonstrated excellent involvement with students in an academic capacity.

Nominees must demonstrate a high level of support to its members and School through the provision of academic and social events since 1 June 2018.

Evidence of how the Society has provided learning opportunities for its members, such as internal and external lectures, should be provided.

Best International Society

This award seeks to recognise the achievements of any International Society that can demonstrate a significant impact on student engagement via its members and an increase in Students’ Union based activities since 1 June 2018.

Nominees must also demonstrate a high level of commitment to the Society, incorporating all students with a focus on engaging with international students.

The successful Society will demonstrate increased initiative in areas of event management, links to internal and external agencies, and the provision of increased opportunities for its members.

Best New Club or Society

This award is to recognise the achievements of a Club or Society that has been recognised by Students’ Union Council in the period since 1 June 2018.

Nominees must demonstrate a high level of Students’ Union based activity for its members within the assessment period and will show evidence of benefit to its members, whilst initiating opportunities for all Queens’ University students.

Nominees must also produce evidence of good administration, event management and must demonstrate good financial standing.

Campaign of the Year

This award seeks to recognise the most effective QUB student-led campaign since 1 June 2018.

Nominees must demonstrate how their campaign had a positive impact upon student life on campus and/or locally or nationally, how it was visible on QUB campus, and how it engaged with QUB students.

Nominees must display good organisation and planning throughout the life time of the campaign.

Club of the Year

This award seeks to recognise the achievements of any Club that can demonstrate a significant improved impact on student engagement via its members and an increase in Students’ Union based activities since 1 June 2018. 

Nominees must also demonstrate a high level of commitment to its members via training and competition. The successful Club will demonstrate increased initiative in event management, links to internal and external agencies, and the provision of increased opportunities for its members.

The successful Club will demonstrate competency in the areas of communication, finances, administration, sporting achievement, marketing and the provision of increased benefit to its current members.

Club or Society Event of the Year

This award will recognise the best Club or Society-led event since 1 June 2018.

The event should demonstrate excellence in its focus on students, the professionalism of its delivery, how it raised the profile of the Students’ Union and/or the University, and how it increased awareness of the Students’ Union to its members and the wider student body.

In applying for this category, nominees must provide supporting evidence of good administration, event management, good financial standing and creative thinking (particularly in the case of recurring events).

Environmental Impact Award

This award aims to recognise the achievements of the most effective environmental campaign/programme/initiative organised by a student or group of students since 1 June 2018.

Nominees must demonstrate how their campaign/programme/initiative has had a positive impact upon the environment around campus and/or locally or nationally, how it was visible on QUB campus, and how it engaged with QUB students.

Nominees must display good organisation and planning throughout the duration of the campaign/programme/initiative.

Most Improved Club/Society

This award seeks to recognise the achievements of any Club or Society that can demonstrate a significant improved impact on student engagement via its members and an increase in Students’ Union or campus based activities since 1 June 2018.

Nominees must demonstrate increased initiative in event management, links to internal and external agencies, and opportunities for its members.

The successful Club or Society will demonstrate competency in the areas of communication, finances, administration, marketing and the provision of increased benefit to its current members.

Outstanding Contribution to Equality

This award will be presented to an individual or group who have been advocates for equality on campus and in the wider community.

They may have done this by actively campaigning on issues of equality, promoting a safe and inclusive space for marginalised groups or people, running events or campaigns that encourage inclusivity, or raised awareness through events, campaigns, blogs etc. of issues of equality in society.

RAG Award

This award seeks to recognise any individual, Club or Society that has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to RAG (QUB Raise and Give).

Nominees must demonstrate how they have actively helped to promote RAG via fundraising, social events, administrative assistance, and member or student engagement. 

Nominations for this award will be shortlisted by the RAG Committee and Student Officer for Activities.

Society of the Year

This award will recognise the achievements of the Society that has offered the most benefits to its members and the wider community since 1 June 2018.

Nominees must outline how their Society has contributed to enhancing the student experience, not only to its members but to all Queens’ University students. Nominees must demonstrate a high level of contribution to student engagement within the Students’ Union and through external stakeholders. 

Nominees must also demonstrate excellence in delivering administration, financial planning and event management.

The President’s Award for Student Achievement

This honour is bestowed by the current Students’ Union President and is open to nominations from all Queens’ University students and staff.

This award will be presented to a University student who has demonstrated excellence in leadership or has had a positive impact on society at regional, national or international level.

Nominations are welcome on behalf of students who have excelled in sport, academia or have contributed to the enhancement of the student experience.

Voluntary/Charitable Club or Society of the Year

This award will go to a Club or Society that has had a strong impact on the community at Queen’s or further afield.

The Club or Society will have displayed organisation, dedication and commitment to its cause. This will have been shown through: fundraising, events, activities, the tangible impact of its work and how well the members worked together to achieve goals.

Nominees should provide evidence of voluntary/charitable activity engaged with since 1 June 2018.

Volunteer of the Year

This award seeks to recognise the volunteering efforts of an individual or team of students. Nominees must outline how they have demonstrated social responsibility in the local, international or student community in the past year.

From fundraising and giving up time to help others or the environment, to founding a valuable cause, or being an amazing Club or Society committee member, the winner of this award will have displayed commitment, passion and dedication to their cause.

The student will have gone beyond the call of duty and be seen as a credit to the Queen’s community.  Nominees should provide evidence of volunteering initiatives engaged with since 1 June 2018.

Alice Devlin

Clubs & Societies Coordinator

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clubsandsocieties@qub.ac.uk

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