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
Dr. Carl Walker
School of the Year
School of Applied Social Science
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!!