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Awards

2012

  • Rated #1 Students' Union in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2012)
  • Gold Green Impact Award (National Union of Students Green Impact Awards 2012)

2011

  • Rated #1 Students' Union in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2011)

2010

  • Gold Award - Students' Union Evaluation Initiative
  • Rated #1 Students' Union in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2010)

2009

  • Runner-up NUS Participation Awards
  • Rated #1 Students' Union in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2009)

2007-08

  • HE Students' Union of the Year 2008 - NUS Awards
  • Best Students' Union in the UK 2007 - Club Mirror Awards
  • Silver Accreditation: Sheffield Students’ Union - NUS Sound Impact Awards
  • Good Citizenship Award - The Guardian
  • 7th in Best Student Experience category - Times Higher Education Awards 2007
  • Volunteering Team of the Year - Higher Education Volunteering Awards 2008

2006-07

  • Royal Mail Community Impact Award: Sheffield Students’ Union - Sheffield Business Awards 2006
  • Students' Union of the Year: Sheffield Students’ Union - NUS Black Students' Conference
  • Best Bar None Accreditation: Sheffield Students’ Union Bars - Best Bar None Home Office initiative
  • Bronze Accreditation: Sheffield Students’ Union - NUS Sound Impact Awards
  • Outstanding Project: Sheffield Volunteering’s ‘ANTS’ (A Nice Time on Saturday) - Higher Education Active Community Fund Volunteering Awards
  • Best Student Newspaper: Steel Press - NUS National Student Journalism Awards
  • Runner-up, Best Student Newspaper: Steel Press - The Guardian Student Media Awards
  • The Best Music/Live Night: Fuzz Club - Sheffield Soundaloud Awards
  • Outstanding Contribution to Real Ale: The Union Beer Festival - Sheffield CAMRA (CAMpaign for Real Ale)
  • Ranked in the Top 5 Beer Gardens: Interval / Bar One Garden - More Magazine

2005-06

  • Best Bar None Accreditation & Regional Winners: Sheffield Students’ Union Bars - Best Bar None Home Office initiative
  • 2nd place, UK Barista Championships: Tom Wilkinson, Coffee Revolution Employee

2004-05

  • Students' Union of the Year: Sheffield Students’ Union - Club Mirror Awards
  • Granted Fairtrade Status: Sheffield Students’ Union - Fairtrade Foundation
  • Quality Mark awarded to the Student Advice Centre
  • National Student Volunteering Awards Dec 2004 - What?
  • Winner, Volunteers Week Photography Competition: Jo Earl, Sheffield Volunteering
  • Steel Press, NUS/Daily Mirror Student Media Awards 2003 - Jenna Sloan, Diversity Award & Best Feature Writer Runner-up

2003-04

  • National Student Volunteering Awards Dec 2003 - What?

2002-03

  • Promotion of the Year 2002: St Valentine’s Day Massacre, Bar One - Club Mirror Awards
  • Steel Press, Guardian Student Media Awards 2002
    • Alice Tarleton, Student Journalist of the Year & Student Travel Writer of the Year
    • Matt Withers, Student Feature Writer of the Year>
    • Rob Preece, Runner up for Student Sports Writer of the Year

2001-02

  • Promotion of the Year 2001: Union Xmas Day, Bar One - Club Mirror Awards
  • Steel Press, Guardian Student Media Awards 2001
    • Student Newspaper of the Year
    • Guy Adams – Reporter of the Year
    • Katie Palmer – The Independent Prize – Best Features Writer

2000-01

  • Entertainments Club of the Year 2000: What? - Club Mirror Awards
  • Top UK Student Union: Sheffield Students’ Union - 2001 Virgin Alternative Guide to Universities

1990s

  • Sheffield Electronic Press won The Independent/Nus Media Award for Best Student Website 1999
  • SURE Radio was shortlisted for two Radio One Awards 1999
  • Edward Bramley Law Society won first prize in Student Charities Fund Charity Challenge 1999
  • Student Community Action’s ‘Teen Project’ won a BBC Children in Need Award 1999
  • Sheffield Electronic Press was runner up for Stduent Website of the Year in the Guardian/NUS Student Media Awards 1998
  • SURE Radio was shortlisted in the Radio One Student Media Awards
    • Rick Webber nominated for Best Male Presenter
    • James Horspool for On Air Branding
  • 1997 Chris Moss won William Empson Award for Drama
  • 1995-96 Film Unit – voted Best Student Film Group by the British Federation of Film Societies
  • 1994 NUS/Guardian Student Media Awards – Rachel Newsome won Student Journalist of the Year
  • 1991 NUS/Guardian Student Media Awards – Esther Oxford won Student Journalist of the Year, Darts received the Impact Award for the Most Improved Publication

1980s

  • 1985 NUS/Guardian Student Media Awards- ‘Arrows’ won Best Magazine and Best Use of Graphics
  • 1986 NUS/Guardian Student Media Awards – DARTS won Best College Newspaper

Individual Awards:

  • Student Reporter of the Year: Felicity Hay, Steel Press - The Guardian Student Media Awards
  • Student Journalist of the Year: Felicity Hay, Steel Press - Press Gazette Awards

Shortlisted:

  • Best Student Experience - Times Higher Awards