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NUS Awards 2013

Friday 22 February 2013NUS News

On you will find this year’s categories and criteria, information on how to submit a quality nomination and you can enter using our online submission form.

The NUS Awards are now open for you to enter.

Nominations will close at 5.00pm on Friday 3 May 2013.

About the NUS Awards

We campaign on current issues and change the lives of students on a daily basis.

We continue to build a national movement with training, support, and knowledge passed from generation to generation of student and student officer.

This strong national movement champions the rights of students and improves the long term future of education for the benefit of society.

We constantly seek out our next battle, no matter how big or small, so that we can continue to improve the lives of students and all those wanting access to education.

But sometimes we need to celebrate our successes.

The work we do across the student movement is incredible and, for one evening, we should stop thinking about our next battle and celebrate this.

Celebrate the work of your union; celebrate the work of officers, of staff and also of those inspirational students that go above and beyond to help their peers.

The NUS Awards, now in their sixth year, aim to do exactly that.

A range of influential people will judge submissions for the awards and shortlists will be announced on the week commencing Monday 3 June.

The NUS Awards ceremony will take place at the Students’ Unions 2013 conference. Students’ Unions 2013 will take place in Manchester on Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 July, with the awards ceremony closing the conference on the evening of Wednesday 3 July.

Students' Unions 2013

Students’ Unions 2013 will be the third annual summer gathering of staff and officers from students’ unions.

This two-day, two-night event will set out the key strategic challenges facing the movement whilst focusing on sharing and showcasing best practice from students’ unions, higher education and the voluntary sector.

The official twitter tag for the NUS Awards will be #NUSAwards2013 – you can use this to let people know you are entering, or even inspire someone to enter that you think is worthy of one of these prestigious awards!

If you would like any further information about the awards, submitting entries or about the ceremony itself please contact

Enter now!