Taking part in societies and volunteering can help you make friends, have fun and develop your skills and experiences. They also make you eligible for the Students’ Union and UWS’ awards, benefits and training.

Benefits & Awards

Taking part in societies and volunteering can help you make friends, have fun and develop your skills and experiences. They also make you eligible for the Students’ Union and UWS’ awards, benefits and training.

Students’ Union Big Awards

Our Annual Big Awards recognise all the great work that goes on across the UWS from students and staff

Awards include:

  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Student Group Member of the Year
  • Student Group of the Year
  • Best New Society

 

2022 Big Awards Winners

Chess Club, Best New Society

Shortlisted - UWS Accounting Society & UWS Labour Students

 

Tarita Vasama (Nordic Society), Student Group Member of the Year

Shortlisted - Moshood Kazeem Oladele & Susan Laird

 

UWS Accounting Society, Student Group of the Year

Shortlisted - Nordic Society & UWS Greens

 

Jamie Jennings, Volunteer of the Year

Shortlisted - Nayan Barot & Zeenat Iqbal

 


 

UWS Achievement Awards

By taking part in societies and volunteering you are eligible to apply for a UWS Achievement Award. These awards are for students who take part in additional activities during their time at uni

 

 

We are happy to help you with award applications. Get in touch with Claire Morris, your VP Student Development at UnionVPSD@uws.ac.uk

 

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