Rep Celebration 2018

Rep Celebration 2018

Rep Celebration

Thank you for coming!





We received 113 incredible nominations across the 5 categories. Our panel of representatives from the University, Students’ Union and our Education Officer had a difficult job deciding the final winners listed below. Well done to all nominees, you've all done brilliantly this year.

(All shortlistees have a framed certificate ready to pick up in the Activities Pod in the Students' Union - well done!)


Course Rep of the Year

An outstanding Course Rep who has gone above and beyond this year! A Course Rep who has made the effort to represent a wide range of students, worked with University staff to solve problems, been approachable and friendly and ultimately made positive changes to their course!

Alex Raybould - Mental Health Nursing [Winner]

Sam Chorlton - History [Winner]

Charlotte Ellender - Midwifery [Winner]

George Adcock - Computer Science for Games [Runner Up]

Katie Boulton - Biochemistry [Runner Up]

Rebekah Willett - Languages with International Business [Runner Up]

Department Rep of the Year

An outstanding Department Rep who has gone above and beyond this year! A Department Rep who has represented student voice on a Department level. This could be someone who has represented the views of Course Reps and communicated well with a wide range of students, set up their own events, worked with staff to improve their Department and make positive changes! 

Michelle Collier - Social Work, Social Care and Community Studies [Winner]

Beckie Lill - Art and Design [Runner Up]

James Glazier - Humanities [Runner Up]

Sarah Louise Ellis - Psychology, Sociology and Politics [Runner Up]


Academic Staff of the Year

Academic staff members who go above and beyond to encourage student feedback and make sure it is taken seriously, acted upon or responded to! 

Sue McPherson - Humanities [Winner]

Gary Souter - Midwifery [Runner Up]

Katie Cutts - Psychology, Sociology and Politics [Runner Up]


Support Staff of the Year

Any non-academic member of staff who has been helped you get the most out of your Rep role this year! This could be making sure you know exactly when and where your meetings are, helping you find the most appropriate people to deal with your feedback or going above and beyond to ensure you feel supported in your Rep role.

Stephen Coates - Teacher Education [Winner]

Linda Wood - Computing [Runner Up]


Biggest Impact of the Year

An outstanding Course Rep, Department Rep or group who have made a huge impact this year! Whether this is improving student-staff relations, improving feedback quality, securing better resources or new software - they will have made a significant impact in their Rep role this year. 

Jordan Carter - Course Rep in Aerospace Engineering [Winner]

Sam Rodgers - Department Rep in Media, Arts and Communication [Runner Up]


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