About The Awards

For the past 9 years the NUS Awards have been celebrating the work done by Students’ Unions.

The awards are an opportunity for Students’ Unions to gain national recognition for their efforts. These are awards for all Students’ Unions, for officers, for staff from both FE and HE, across all activities that Students’ Unions undertake.

The event is important to the movement because it is a collective celebration of Students' Unions' successes.

Nominations for the NUS UK Awards open Monday 12th March 2018 5pm, and close on the Monday 30th April 2018 12pm, so make sure you don’t miss out on the opportunity to nominate.

Following feedback from members the nomination period has been extended until  Friday 4th May 2018 12pm.

This year the categories are:

Relationships and Partnerships Award

Democracy Award

People Award

Participation Award

Representation and Campaigning Award

Officer Team of the Year Award 

The Simpson/King Staff Achievement Award

Union of the Year

The Awards are judged by an experienced panel from across the education sector and beyond and are a great opportunity for your efforts to be to be showcased.

This year there will be two Further Education award recipients, and two Higher Education award recipients selected for each category. A shortlist will be published prior to the  registration deadline of the awards These award recipients will be celebrated at the NUS Awards 4th July 2018 at SU2018.

If you have any questions please contact your NUS Membership Engagement contact, or contact our Customer Services team using the below details.