Almost 800 nominations were submitted for this year’s awards, so it was an incredibly tough process to judge.

The award ceremony is on Tuesday 30 April in Manchester. General admission tickets are £35 and is for the ceremony and day time events. Accommodation tickets are £100 which is for the ceremony, day time events and your own hotel room in central Manchester. Buy your ticket

Here is the shortlist for the National Societies Awards 2019:

 

Best Academic Society
- Biomedical Science Society – Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union
- Chaos – Bristol SU
- MidSoc – Canterbury Christ Church Students’ Union
- Motorsport – Derby’s Union
- Manchester Student Society of Architecture – The Union MMU
- Geography Society – Northampton Union
- Northumbria Physio Society – Northumbria Students’ Union
- Women in Engineering – Sheffield Students’ Union
- St Andrews University Astronomical Society – St Andrews Students’ Association
- Warwick Engineering Society – Warwick SU

Best Arts Society
- Aberdeen University Filmmaking Society - Aberdeen University Students' Association
- Aelwyd JMJ - Bangor Students’ Union
- Bollywood Dance Society – Cardiff University Students’ Union
- UCSU Musical Theatre Society – Chichester Students’ Union
- Keele Dance Society – Keele University Students Union
- T24 Drama – Kent Union
- Loughborough Irish Dance Society – Loughborough Students’ Union
- MMU Pole Dancing Society – The Union MMU
- Photography Society – RHUL SU
- Comedy, Arts & Stage Society (CASS) – Ulster University Students’ Union

Best Fundraising/Campaigning Society
- Birkbeck College Applied Linguistics Society – Birkbeck Students’ Union
- The 93% Club – Bristol SU
- Durham University Charity Fashion Show – Durham Students’ Union
- The Beach Clean Project – Falmouth and Exeter’s Students’ Union (FXU)
- Leeds University Feminist Society – Leeds University Union
- Project ICE – Northumbria Students’ Union
- VetSoc - University of Nottingham Students’ Union
- Student’s Working Overseas Trust – Queen’s Students’ Union
- Women For Women International Society - St Andrews Students’ Association

Best Cultural and Faith Society
- One World – Coventry University Students’ Union
- French Connection – Essex Students’ Union
- Kent Islamic Society – Kent Union
- Islamic Society – LSE Students’ Union
- Islamic Society – Middlesex University Students’ Union
- Northumbria University Malaysian Society - Northumbria Students’ Union
- Mexican Society - University of Nottingham Students’ Union
- Ethnic Minorities Network - Loughborough Students’ Union
- Roehampton Coexist – Roehampton Students’ Union
- Sheffield Malaysian Students' Association (SMSA) - Sheffield Students’ Union

Best Hobby and Interest Society
- Henna Society – University of Bradford Union of Students
- Model United Nations – Essex Students’ Union
- Keele Rock Appreciation – Keele University Students Union
- A Cappella Society (The Kingstones) – Union of Kingston Students
- Loughborough Space Society - Loughborough Students’ Union
- MMU Pole Dancing Society – The Union MMU
- Meditation Society - Northampton Union
- Sign Language Society (SignSoc) - University of Nottingham Students’ Union
- AstroSoc – University of Plymouth Students’ Union
- UR Writing Society - Roehampton Students’ Union

Best Media Society
- Seren Bangor - Bangor Students’ Union
- Bath Time Magazine – The SU Bath
- Epigram – Bristol SU
- FreshAir – Edinburgh University Students’ Association
- Shock Radio – University of Salford Students’ Union
- Forge TV - Sheffield Students’ Union
- SUSUtv - Southampton University Students’ Union
- University Radio Falmer – Sussex Students’ Union
- The Boar - Warwick SU
- University Radio York – University of York Students’ Union

Best New Society
- Mature Students Society – Union of Brunel Students
- Wildlife Society – University of Cumbria Students’ Union
- Penryn Produce - Falmouth and Exeter’s Students’ Union (FXU)
- West Country Society – University of Exeter Students’ Guild
- Loughborough Design Society – Loughborough Students’ Union
- MMU Sign Language Society – The Union MMU
- Northumbria Mountaineering Society - Northumbria Students’ Union
- Matchmaking Society - University of Nottingham Students’ Union
- Queen Mary Comedy Society – Queen Mary Students’ Union
- Universal Black Minds Society - Roehampton Students’ Union

Best Society Event
- Best of the Southwest - A Cappella Society – Bristol SU
- Winter Diversity Reception - Pro Bono Society – City Students’ Union
- Durham University Charity Fashion Show – Durham Students’ Union
- Community Health Day - Teddy Bear Hospital - Keele University Students Union
- LSBU OT Society Conference - Occupational Therapy Society – London South Bank Students’ Union
- Tech Trip - Israel Society – LSE Students’ Union
- Manchester IV 2019 - Manchester Debating Union – Manchester Students’ Union
- Iolanthe - Manchester Universities Gilbert and Sullivan Society – The Union MMU
- EXP-0 Convention - CVGS - Northumbria Students’ Union
- TEDxWarwick - Warwick SU

Individual Award for Outstanding Contribution
- Gabriella Caiazza - Animal Protection Society – Essex Students’ Union
- Tristan - LGBTQ+ Society – Huddersfield Students’ Union
- Vicki - Keele Dance - Keele University Students Union
- Molly Hope - InQuire – Kent Union
- Matt Youngs - Nightline - Loughborough Students' Union
- Savannah Middleton – Uniboob MMU – The Union MMU
- Chetak Nangare – Meditation Society - Northampton Union
- Cheryl Jones Teua - Mature Students Society - Northumbria Students’ Union
- Matthew Bird - Creative Writing Society - University of Nottingham Students’ Union
- Jack Archer – Matchmaking Society - University of Nottingham Students’ Union

Most Improved Society
- IBSoc (International Business Society) - Anglia Ruskin Students’ Union
- Mature Students Society – Aston SU
- University of Bristol Women in Finance Society – Bristol SU
- KPOP – Coventry University Students’ Union
- MarineWatch - Falmouth and Exeter Student Union (FXU)
- RAD (Raise and Donate) - Falmouth and Exeter Student Union (FXU)
- Barts and The London Drama Society - Queen Mary Students' Union, Barts and The London Association
- Photography Society - RHUL SU
- Bangor English Dramatics Society (BEDS) - Bangor Students’ Union
- Warwick History Society (HistSoc) - Warwick SU

Best Society
- Chaos - Bristol SU
- Durham University Blood Donation Society - Durham Students’ Union
- Ecosoc - Falmouth and Exeter Student Union (FXU)
- Kingston University Pharmacy Students Association - Union of Kingston Students
- Leeds Women in Leadership Society – Leeds University Union
- Loughborough Space Society - Loughborough Students’ Union
- Geography Society - Northampton Union
- Meditation Society - Northampton Union
- VetSoc - University of Nottingham Students’ Union
- Psi Star - Queen Mary Students' Union

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