SASS BSU Awards 2017 Plaque

Outstanding performance by SASS who scooped 8 awards at the Brighton Student Union Awards ceremony!!

What a fantastic event it was at the Brighton Student Union (BSU) Awards 2017 ceremony at Komedia last night! Not only did the School of Applied Social Sciences (SASS) receive a number of nominations beforehand, but on the night they scooped up a total of 8 awards, including ‘School of the Year’ award!!BSU Student Union 2017 Award SASS  A big congratulations to all the winners:

School of the Year

School of Applied Social Science won ‘School of the Year’ award for helping all of their students and improving their university experience!

Inspirational Teaching

Dr. Carl Walker (Psychology) won ‘Inspirational Teaching’ for his ability to help students and make maths fun!

Wellbeing Volunteer of the Year

Sophia Clarke (Applied Psychology and Criminology) won ‘Wellbeing Volunteer of the Year’ for being an outstanding volunteer for the union and helping deliver a number of wellbeing services and opportunities for our students!

New Society of the Year (Group)

Student Mental Health Society won ‘New Society of the Year (Group).  Although only  just established this academic year – already it has created an outstanding offering for our students!

Student Staff Member of the Year

Frances Sweeney (Psychology and Sociology) won ‘Student Staff Member of the Year’ for her brilliant work at !

Campaigner of the Year

Pete Engelsen (Politics and Social Policy) won ‘Campaigner of the Year’ for his work on the Sugar Tax campaign!

Society Committee Member of the Year

Sam Palmer (Psychology) won ‘Society Committee Member of the Year’ for his tireless work for the  – organising LGBT+ History Month!

Best Feedback from a Tutor

Dr. Julie Morgan (Psychology) won ‘Best Feedback from a Tutor’ for her fantastic feedback, with students praising her for helping their grades improve!


Professor Kate Bullen, Head of the SASS school said, “This is fantastic news.  What a wonderful tribute to SASS students, staff and our school. Many congratulations and well done everyone!”

Congratulations to all the University of Brighton nominees and the winners! You make us very proud!

Nominees and winners pic - BSU Awards 2017

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