Nominations for the Aston Achievement Awards are now open. These annual Awards celebrate the amazing work carried out by Aston staff every day, commending the dedication and commitment shown within Schools and Departments, to our research and students, and to the University as a whole.
Following on from last year, we have kept the nomination process simple, to encourage you to take the time to nominate colleagues in one or more of the following Award categories:
- Best Customer Service
- Best Newcomer
- Business Engagement and/or Innovation
- Excellent Citizenship
- Contribution to the Community or Environment
- Enriching the Student Experience
- Idea of the Year
- Exceptional International Activities
- Professional Staff Member of the Year
- Excellent Research (including research support)
- Excellent Learning & Teaching Practice
- Unsung Hero
- Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to the University
The Aston Achievement Awards are simple to enter and any member of staff can nominate. The nomination process is straight forward, with a generic nomination form and brief guidelines for each award. There are 12 main award categories, all aligned to the 2020 Strategy. In addition, nominations are sought for the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the University.
Students can nominate for Best Customer Service, Enriching the Student Experience, and Learning & Teaching Awards.
Please click the titles below for details of the Awards; a PDF listing all 13 awards can be found here. It is imperative that you read the general information, which is provided to assist with the nomination process. The nomination form should be used for all submissions.
See a list of our previous winners here.
The closing date for receipt of nominations is 12 noon on 26 May 2017.
All nominees will be invited to a drinks reception with the Vice Chancellor on 6 June 2017.
The winners will be announced w/c 26 June 2017.
The awards ceremony will take place on 13 September 2017.
Questions or queries relating to the awards, as well as completed nomination forms, should be directed to Clare Noakes (firstname.lastname@example.org)