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NUS Scotland Award winners announced

Students, students’ associations, staff and student media were recognised for their achievements over the past year at the inaugural NUS Scotland Awards, which took place on Saturday in Irvine at NUS Scotland’s national conference.

Jennifer Cadiz, Depute President of NUS Scotland said:

“We hosted the NUS Scotland Awards this year to celebrate the remarkable work that students and students’ associations across Scotland do day in and day out. The commitment of students and students’ associations is truly inspiring and it was amazing to have the opportunity to fully acknowledge this at the awards. The ceremony gave us the unique opportunity to highlight the incredible achievements of students and their students’ associations that too often goes unnoticed outside of their immediate campus or community.

“We received over 80 nominations for College Union, Student Media, Community Relations and Best Club/Society in just our first year which is an incredible starting point. In recognising these achievements in Scotland students are automatically entered into the national NUS Awards event. We hope that by recognising these student successes at the NUS Scotland Awards it will encourage other students to get involved with their union and broaden their student experience.”

University Students’ Union of the Year
Glasgow Caledonian University Students’ Association

College Students’ Union of the Year
Banff and Buchan Students’ Association

Campaign of the Year
“Write to Mike” - Edinburgh University Students’ Association

Best Student Media
AIRTV - University of Stirling Students’ Association

Student Journalist of the Year
Alan Robertson - University of Strathclyde Students’ Association

Club or Society of the Year
Mature Students’ Society - University of Strathclyde Students’ Association

Community Relations Award
University of Strathclyde Students’ Association

Course Representative of the Year
Andrew Craib - Glasgow Caledonian University Students’ Association

Endsleigh Student of the Year
Ross Grant - Aberdeen University Students’ Association

Equality and Diversity Award
Jay Wakefield - Aberdeen University Students’ Association

Students’ Union Staff Member of the Year
Johanna Holton - Edinburgh University Students’ Association

Student Unionist of the Year
Lani Baird - Aberdeen College Students’ Association
 

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