Outstanding Contribution to Student Affairs
This award seeks to recognise a student who has made an exceptional contribution to student affairs during their time at university. Examples include the improvement of curriculum, facilities, wellbeing, rules and regulations, as well as enhancing the experience of fellow student nurses or midwives.
Stage one of the judging process involves judges shortlisting entries based solely on the information you have provided here, so please make sure your entry includes as much evidence as possible. In stage two, shortlisted entrants will present their entries to a panel of judges for deliberation on Monday 20th September. This is currently scheduled to be in-person in our London offices (as it was pre-pandemic). This second stage is subject to change in accordance with official guidance relating to Covid-19. In case the second stage which is in-person cannot take place, your entry will be judged by the information you submit therefore please include as much information as possible.
What are the judges looking for?
An exceptional role model student who can demonstrate excellence in ONE or more of the following:
- Campaigning to improve students’ experiences or rights while studying nursing or midwifery
- Making a meaningful contribution to improving the student curriculum
- Working to enhance the environment in which students are taught
- Acting as an advocate for fellow students to identify ways to positively influence university policy
- Contributing extra time and effort to bring about positive changes to the student experience
Please attach any supporting evidence to your application that you feel is relevant. This can include testimonials, student feedback or student/university evaluations or any other appropriate evidence.
This award is open to all students who are currently studying a nursing or midwifery course or who successfully completed one during 2020.
Take a look at what our 2019 winner had to say about winning the award: