Congratulations to everyone who put in nominations for the Student Achievement Awards Ball 2018! There has been outstanding work done over the past year by students and groups which improve the experience of students studying at RGU. The panel has reviewed all the nominations and created a shortlist of those who are nominated for awards. The Student Achievement Awards Ball is also an opportunity for RGU Union to recognise those volunteers who have contributed a great number of hours for the benefit of others, with over 230 students receiving volunteering hours certificates.

The winners of these awards will be announced on Saturday 14th April 2018, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops. Tickets are on sale now in the Deeview Student Store on Union Way for £35 and full tables are available on https://www.rguunion.co.uk/shop/ which includes arrival drink, three course meal, wine, transport, entertainment, and awards! Don't miss your chance to see if you will win big at this year's Student Achievement Awards Ball! 

The following individuals have been shortlisted for either Certificate, Recognition Award, Half Scarlet Award, Half Scarlet with Continued Excellence Award, Half Scarlet with Distinction Award, Full Scarlet, Freshers Team Member of the Year, Society Person of the Year or Volunteer of the Year.

Volunteer of the Year Nominees

  • Calhounnah Bain
  • Kristian Karban
  • Martin O’Donnell
  • Ross Leven

Society Person of the Year Nominees

  • Craig Robertson
  • Harmeet Aulak
  • Jaimie Allen
  • Rebecca Anderson
  • Siobhan Carty

Freshers Team Member of the Year Nominees

  • Andrew Knox Watson
  • Diana Nitu
  • Robyn Cockroft
  • Zoe Stevenson

Individual Awards / Certificates Nominees

  • Abbie Stewart
  • Adam Johnston
  • Aileen Walsh
  • Aimee Hynd
  • Alana More
  • Alessandro Favaro
  • Alexander Campbell
  • Andreea Alexa
  • Andrew Knox Watson
  • Andrew Pacitti
  • Annika Mozer
  • Artemis Giatra
  • Barbara Kellie
  • Caitlin Baxter
  • Calhounnah Bain
  • Charlotte Little
  • Chris Naughton
  • Christie Breen
  • Corina Andrian
  • Craig Osborne
  • Craig Robertson
  • Danny Whitelaw
  • David McAuley
  • Diana Nitu
  • Dugbatey Hoese Teye
  • Eilis Cusack
  • Emily Glencorse
  • Emma Smith-Hunter
  • Evgenii Zorin
  • Farah Tahir
  • Gemma Henderson
  • Genavieve Jones-Purdie
  • Gillian Barron
  • Harmeet Aulak
  • Hollie Smith
  • Idowu Adewusi
  • Irina Bogdan
  • Jack Stephen
  • Jaimie Allen
  • Jennifer Ritchie
  • Jennifer Robertson
  • Joanna Robertson
  • Kai Rough
  • Karen Morgan
  • Katie Alcock
  • Katie Rice
  • Kirstin Tait
  • Kris Kelso
  • Kristian Karban
  • Laura Cheyne
  • Lauren Taylor
  • Lotte Helm
  • Lottie Hirons
  • Lucy Ritchie
  • Lynn (Polina) Lukiyanova
  • Mark Dunphy
  • Martin O’Donnell
  • Mary Dimitrov
  • Matthieu McRae
  • Mhairi Black
  • Michaela Harmes
  • Michele Kee
  • Neil Taylor
  • Niamh Bunyan
  • Nick McIntyre
  • Nicole Crane
  • Nikhil Mair
  • Otto Jutila
  • Philip Tremmel
  • Rebecca Anderson
  • Robyn Cockroft
  • Rory Barclay
  • Ross Leven
  • Ryan Johnson
  • Saffron Hickey
  • Sarah Millar
  • Scott Christie
  • Sean Murray
  • Sergey Sedounov
  • Siobhan Carty
  • Sophie Houston
  • Stephanie Cullen
  • Stephannie Mather
  • Thomas Perritt
  • Zoe Stevenson

Society of the Year

- Drama Society
For the success of the most recent production “Mugged”, a growth in membership numbers and the collaboration on the “Ask for Angela” campaign.

- RGU: Film Society
For a substantial growth in membership numbers, weekly events on and off-campus along with the successful continuation of the annual RGU: Film Festival.

- Computing Society
For developing the society with a high number of members, hosting events such as a ball and for maintaining and engaging a multi-school membership base

- RGU: Christian Union
For continual success for the lunch bars put on by the society to outreach and engage with the student body on a variety of topics.


Academic Society of the Year

- Research Students Association
For continual success along with networking, socialising events and the Research Student Showcase.

Aberdeen InterProfessional Education (IPE) Society
For delivering a number of workshops targeted at all disciplines of health sciences and growing to over 200 members.

- Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Society
For providing opportunities beyond the curriculum with events bringing disciplines together and helping students understand the patients viewpoint and having one of the largest memberships.

- Physiotherapy Society
For developing the society with a high number of members, hosting events such as a cupping course and First Aid course.

57º10 Architecture Society
For continually having massive engagement from students with guest speakers from all over the world and wide press attention.


New Society of the Year

- Creative and Cultural Business Society
For successfully establishing themselves, hosting several events and collaborating with a number of other societies along with the School of Creative and Cultural Business.

- Gender Equality and Feminism Society
For developing into a highly active society on and off-campus with a range of awareness campaigns and successful fundraisers.

- Finance Society
For developing the society and hosting events like the Anderson, Anderson and Brown LLP case study.

- Feel Good Society
For developing weekly get-togethers in Kaim Cottage with a focus on events appropriate for all ages and an active charity fundraising presence.

Nigerian Students Association
For engaging with the Union to develop an active society with a strong constitution and provide leadership opportunities to members.


Continued Excellence and Consistency Award

- Purple Wednesday

For continuing to enhance the quality and activity around the weekly sports news show and engaging more people than before.

- Research Students Association
For continual success along with networking, socialising events and the Research Student Showcase.

- Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Society

For providing opportunities beyond the curriculum with events bringing disciplines together and helping students understand the patients viewpoint and having one of the largest memberships.


Media Group of the Year

RGU:Radio
For producing a range of radio shows ranging from rock, to wrestling, to WhatThe Feminism, news and international music through live broadcasts and podcasts.

RGU:TV
For raising the profile of RGU Student Media through their involvement with internationally recognised campaigns.

Radar Magazine
For the continued development of the print and online content with average views almost doubling and the frequency of content always increasing.

- Purple Wednesday

For continuing to enhance the quality and activity around the weekly sports news show and engaging more people than before.


Volunteering Project of the Year

Duke of Edinburgh Student Group
for transitioning from a staff led initiative to a student group and providing ever increasing student development opportunities.

“Ask for Angela” – RGU:TV & Drama Society
For highlighting a national project and being a successful collaboration between two different student groups.

- RGU:Nightline
For developing their volunteers and continuing to provide a vital and important service for students to support them during their time at RGU. 

- Purple Wednesday

For continuing to enhance the quality and activity around the weekly sports news show and engaging more people than before.


Most Improved Society

- RGU:Film Society
For a substantial growth in membership numbers, weekly events on and off-campus along with the successful continuation of the annual RGU: Film Festival.

Photography Society
For creating a welcoming environment for members and overcoming all challenges faced while putting on several photography competitions.

- Computing Society
For developing the society with a high number of members, hosting events such as a ball and for maintaining and engaging a multi-school membership base

- Purple Wednesday

For continuing to enhance the quality and activity around the weekly sports news show and engaging more people than before.


Most Improved Academic Society

- - Aberdeen InterProfessional Education (IPE) Society
For delivering a number of workshops targeted at all disciplines of health sciences and growing to over 200 members.

Law Society
For continuing to develop the society and produce high quality social events along with an end of year Ball.

- Physiotherapy Society
For developing the society with a high number of members, hosting events such as a cupping course and First Aid course.


Student Leadership Award

Duke of Edinburgh Student Group
for transitioning from a staff led initiative to a student group and providing ever increasing student development opportunities.

Nigerian Students Association
For engaging with the Union to develop an active society with a strong constitution and provide leadership opportunities to members.

57º10 Architecture Society
For continually having massive engagement from students with guest speakers from all over the world and wide press attention.


Student Engagement Award

57º10 Architecture Society
For continually having massive engagement from students with guest speakers from all over the world and wide press attention.

Duke of Edinburgh Student Group
for transitioning from a staff led initiative to a student group and providing ever increasing student development opportunities.

Dumbledore's Army (Harry Potter) Society
for the continued work of the society to reach out to all students and the collaborations with multiple other societies to reach a wider audience.

LivEco Student Group
For significantly engaging student volunteers in new projects such as the Zero Waste Cafe, Bike Hire Scheme, Veg Bag Scheme and more.

- - Aberdeen InterProfessional Education (IPE) Society
For delivering a number of workshops targeted at all disciplines of health sciences and growing to over 200 members.


Student Voice Award

LivEco Student Group
For significantly engaging student volunteers in new projects such as the Zero Waste Cafe, Bike Hire Scheme, Veg Bag Scheme and more.

- Gender Equality and Feminism Society
For developing into a highly active society on and off-campus with a range of awareness campaigns and successful fund raisers.

RGU:Radio
For producing a range of radio shows ranging from rock, to wrestling, to WhatThe Feminism, news and international music through live broadcasts and podcasts.


Community Ambassador Award

- RGU:Film Society
For a substantial growth in membership numbers, weekly events on and off-campus along with the successful continuation of the annual RGU: Film Festival.

LivEco Student Group
For significantly engaging student volunteers in new projects such as the Zero Waste Cafe, Bike Hire Scheme, Veg Bag Scheme and more.

- Gender Equality and Feminism Society
For developing into a highly active society on and off-campus with a range of awareness campaigns and successful fund raisers.

- RGU:Nightline
For developing their volunteers and continuing to provide a vital and important service for students to support them during their time at RGU. 

 

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