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Volunteer Awards 2019 

Celebrating our incredible volunteers

Nominate outstanding alumni and friends for a University Volunteer Award!

Our annual Volunteer Awards celebrate extraordinary individuals who give their time to improve the student experience, transform our local communities and make a positive difference to our world.

Staff and students can now recognise alumni and non-alumni volunteers by nominating them for awards via the categories below (please note: current staff and students are not eligible for awards).  

Submit your nomination

Nominations close 19 August


Alumni Volunteer of the Year 

Eligibility: Alumni only

To recognise alumni of the University who have gone above and beyond the expected role of a volunteer. 

It will be awarded to someone who has contributed to the student experience with outstanding enthusiasm and commitment/has inspired others/ has acted as an ambassador to promote the University and its values.

Community Volunteer of the Year / Community Volunteer Group of the Year

Eligibility: Non-alumni only

To recognise the sustained commitment and outstanding enthusiasm of a volunteer (or a group of volunteers) who is not a student, staff or member of the alumni community. 

They will have gone above and beyond their expected role, and will be an inspiration in their dedication to the University.


Longstanding Volunteer of the Year 

Eligibility: Alumni and non-alumni

To recognise volunteers who have shown sustained and substantial commitment to the University for a period of at least three years. This can also include any years they may have volunteered as a student in a similar role. Open to alumni and non-alumni.  

UoN Volunteer of the Year 

Eligibility: Alumni and non-alumni

To recognise an exceptionally committed and enthusiastic individual whose significant contribution to the University has led them to win one of the other three categories, and who deserves special recognition as the overall volunteer of the year. 


Nominations close Monday 19th August 2019. You are welcome to submit more than one nomination, however please complete a unique nomination form for each one. 

For more information please contact the Volunteering Team.

Previous winners 

Discover the inspiring individuals who won our 2018 awards.


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