SU Award Criteria 2019

Course of the Year

For this Award, we ask you to take into account teaching quality, feedback and organisation of the course, and how this has developed over the last year. Does the course you’re nominating stand out as dynamic and offer examples of work which others could take on board?


Staff Member of the Year

This Award is for an individual member of staff at the University of Lincoln who has worked consistently to enhance the experience of students. You should nominate someone who has been helpful, supportive, approachable and patient and who has ultimately positively affected the student experience.


Service Team of the Year

This will be awarded to a University professional services team who are constantly enhancing the student experience and offering a great standard of service. If you know a team who deserves to be recognised, nominate them for and SU Award.


The Employability Award

This award is for either an individual or group who have employability on their agenda and have gone the extra mile to offer advice and expertise to ensure students are confident in using their skills after university. They will have provided opportunities and support that enable skills-development and make students prepared for applications, interviews, and the working world. Nominate in three easy steps.


Mary Stuart Award for Student Engagement

This award reflects the excellent work done by the University and Students’ Union to broaden engagement of students and staff in how the University runs and develops its services, schools and campus. If you know someone who has delivered a significant improvement to the University, engaging both staff and students in the process, then nominate them today!


The Postgraduate Community Development Award

This Award is for those who have worked to improve the Postgraduate learning environment and encourage collaborative, inter-disciplinary work. Nominees will have shown a commitment to establishing and growing a postgraduate community and increasing the engagement of Postgraduate students in both academic activity and extra-curricular opportunities


Outstanding Contribution to Academic Representation

Nominate someone for this award who has shown commitment to listening to, involving and communicating with students to develop the academic experience at Lincoln. If they have acted as the student voice in their own area, having significant impact in representing others’ academic interests, then nominate them today!

The Inspirational Teacher of the Year

Nominees will be those whose teaching style or content and the support they offer has inspired students to reach their academic potential. Inspiring teachers are those who challenge and motivate their students, engaging them in meaningful academic activity. In short, they provide teaching that inspires our students to learn and be successful. 


The International Impact Award

For an individual or group from the University staff team or the student community who has shown a commitment to engaging and empowering international students at the University of Lincoln. This award should be used to recognise significant work which has been done to create a positive university experience for international students, specifically focussed on the integration and support which International students have been offered


The Campaign of the Year Award

This award is for an individual or group within the student community who have developed and delivered a campaign that is truly student-led. They will have engaged with their peers to raise awareness of a topic or issue. If you know a student who has worked to create a positive impact, which can be felt across the University community, nominate them for a Students’ Union Award


The Outstanding Involvement in the Students’ Union Award

This award is for an individual student or group of students who have shown outstanding commitment to the Students’ Union, through participating in or leading Activities including social and competitive sports clubs or societies; or through participating in Volunteering or leading volunteering projects.  This award should be used to recognise significant work which has been done by students to create a positive university experience to benefit the student community, the wider community, the environment, or the institution as a whole. Whether they are a committee member of a student group, Academic Rep, Student Buddy or a volunteer within the local community, whatever their role is within The SU, we want to recognise and reward their dedication, commitment and effort.