National Societies Awards 2019

Manchester Metropolitan Students’ Union invites you to celebrate the very best Societies from around the UK on 30 April 2019. 

From Bristol, to Nottingham, to Cardiff, the National Societies Awards has landed in Manchester for its fourth and biggest year yet. There are 12 awards up for grabs, which will recognise your society as one of the best in the country.

Your ticket to the National Societies Awards 2019 will give you a delicious three-course meal, evening entertainment and access to the daytime events – which will feature demonstrations and classes from our societies so you can try something new, or exchange top tips.

Any questions about the event or payment please email theunion@mmu.ac.uk 

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+ Best Society

This award is given to the society considered the best across all categories and all students’ unions in the United Kingdom.

+ Best Academic Society

This award is given to the Society that have enhanced the academic experience for their members.

+ Best Arts Society

This award is given to the Society that most successfully encourages either participation or performance in the arts, and is for both recreational, performance and competitive groups.

+ Best Fundraising/Campaigning Society

This award is given to the Society that has made the best contribution to either a Campaign; Project or Initiative, or the work of a charity, making a positive impact at their institution, in their local community or further afield.

+ Best Cultural and Faith Society

This award is given to the Society that most successfully celebrates a culture or faith across the year.

+ Further Education Award

This award is given to the Society considered to be the best group in the United Kingdom, from any category of Society at a Further Education institution.

+ Best Hobby and Interest Society

This award is given to the Society that has best represented their hobby or interest to students at their institution or across the country, and covers both competitive and recreational groups.

+ Best Media Society

This award is given to the Society that has consistently across the year delivered the best student led media output.

+ Best New Society

This award is for the best new Society considered to have gone the extra mile since affiliation (in the past 18 months)

+ Best Society Event

This award is given to the Society who runs the best event, which is seen to fulfil the criteria below. Examples can include trips, on-campus events, and external/community based events.

+ Individual Award for Outstanding Contribution

This award is for a committee member who has gone above and beyond in the delivery of their role within their Society throughout the year to help ensure smooth running and continued success.

+ Most Improved Society

This award is given to the Society considered to have improved the most this academic year.

 

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Tickets for the ceremony and tickets including overnight accomodation will be available. Sign up to our mailing list to be the first to know.

 

Timetable


To kick off the day, we'll be hosting day time events and sessions but will give you plenty of time to make yourself look gorgeous 

Day time sessions will include a taster session from MMU Pole Dancing, LGBTQ+ crafts session and UniBoob with boob pong.