The Excellence Awards

The Excellence Awards present an opportunity for students to celebrate the work of staff across the University of York who have a positive impact on their academic experience. Entirely student led, the Awards recognise the teachers and staff that are making an outstanding contribution to students’ lives.

There are 11 categories this year that students can nominate staff members for, futher information coming soon.

Awards Timeline

  • Nominations Open - 12th March

  • Nominations Close - Friday 27th April

  • Shortlist Announced - Friday 11th May


The Excellence Showcase

Following on from the success of “What is Excellence?” last year, we will be holding a Showcase in the morning of Friday 8th June. The Showcase is open to all  and the sessions will highlight achievements of Academic Reps, discuss  ideas and share experiences. Sessions include:

  • What academic representation looks like in different departments

  • Academic Rep and staff collaboration

  • The Combined Programmes student experience

  • Creating a stronger Course Rep community

  • Student Committees and chairing a SSF

Registration will open in Summer Term. If you are interested in finding out more about the showcase please email

2017 Winners