SASS students and staff nominated for 7 BSU Union Awards!

Following the recent announcement by the Brighton Student Union (BSU) of the Union Awards for 2017, the School of Applied Social Sciences (SASS) are pleased to announce the following nominations:

Student Staff Member of the Year

Frances Sweeney – Psychology and Sociology

Campaigner of the Year

Pete Engelsen – Politics and Social Policy

Fundraiser of the Year

Nivethika Thayalacumar – Law and Criminology

Dr. Kepa Artaraz and The YMCA Sleep Easy Challenge students from Social Policy and Practice

Society Committee Member of the Year

Sam Palmer – Psychology

Jenny Terry – Psychology and Sociology

Best Feedback from a tutor

Dr. Julie Morgan

Inspirational Teaching

Dr. Carl Walker

School of the Year

School of Applied Social Science

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Professor Kate Bullen, Head of the SASS school said, “This is such a tribute to our students, our staff and our school.  Well done to everyone for a fantastic collective effort, you are really making a difference and that difference is being noticed and appreciated.”

The Union Awards are a great part of the academic year in which we get to celebrate the achievements and hard work of staff across the University and the Union. Whether it’s an inspirational lecturer or a student volunteer –  every effort is made to celebrate the work of everybody across campuses.

BSU stated, “There was a phenomenal response, with 630 nominations submitted across all awards categories for amazing people at the University of Brighton. It’s simply brilliant that this many people have nominated somebody that they think are fantastic!”.

The winners will be announced on the 16th May at the award ceremony being held at Komedia, Brighton.

Well done and good luck everyone!!

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