Relationships and Partnerships Award

To recognise students’ unions that have demonstrated and strengthened their commitment to relationships and connections with their members and stakeholders.

1. Explain the context and background of your submission.

  • How did you identify the need for action?
  • What objectives were set?

2. Describe what actions you took, and the challenges that arose.

  • How did you allocate resources to form relationships with unengaged members and deepen relationships with engaged members?
  • Can you outline steps taken to manage the perception of the union by external stakeholders?
  • What action was taken to build and maintain strong relationships or partnerships with stakeholders?

3. What changes have been achieved?

  • What outputs and impacts were achieved by the work you undertook? E.g. can you demonstrate that members feel a greater affinity with the union, or are there examples of partnerships that have provided real and tangible benefits to the union’s members?