Student Awards 2024


Student Awards is now Fully Booked but you can join our waiting list HERE.


You can nominate an individual, group, or JSoc for awards in the following categories:  

For a project that:

- Encourages positive social change in local or national communities and/or on campus 
- There worked tirelessly and are/were dedicated to making a change. 

Put on events, which could include, but not exclusive to: 

- Fundraisers 
- Mitzvah day 
- Period Poverty 
- And more 
For a project:

- That brings people of different faiths together 
- Has a positive impact on faith communities 
- Active in interfaith networks and spaces 

Can include: 

- Social events 
- Educational events 
- Interfaith Friday Night Dinners 
- Representing the JSoc in interfaith panels 
- And more 
For an initiative that:  

- Engages with Israel in a productive manner 
- Can be political, educational, social, charitable, etc. 
- Makes an impact on the conversation around Israel on campus 
- Shows creativity in the thought process around engagement 
For a campaign that:  

- Includes events and/or social media 
- Raises awareness and support of an issue 
- Can tie in with a national UJS campaign or be independent

Topics such as: 

- Jewish education 
- Liberation
- Mental health 
- Politics 
- Social action 
- And more 

Or an individual who has:

- Gone above and beyond to campaign for a cause they believe in
- Raised awareness and created change in their community
- Shown continued dedication and enthusiasm for their campaigning
- Creatively and collaboratively advocated on behalf of others over the past year
For an event that:  

- Can be any size – it’s about the quality not how many people came 
- Made a positive impact to the Jewish students  
- Is different to the JSoc’s usual events 
- Shows initiative and creativity 
- Embodies UJS’ values 
For a student who:  

- Has made a large contribution to Jewish Life on campus 
- Has shown excellent leadership on campus or in the community
  - Is continuing to positively impact their Jewish Community 
- Open to all opportunities 
- Dedicates their time (often without credit) 
- Dedicated to making a difference. 
- Will go on to have an impact on the Jewish and wider community 
- Embodies the values of UJS in their leadership 
For a JSoc that:
- Goes above and beyond to provide for its members, creating a Jewish home away from home 
  - Offers regular and a variety of events throughout the year 
  - Shows progress and development from the previous year 
  - Not necessarily the biggest JSoc, or the JSoc that offers events every week
   - Makes a impact on Jewish Student Life on campus
This award is for a group or individual who has shown dedication during the year to bring Judaism to Jewish Student.
- Can be any size – it’s about the quality not how many people were involved 
- Made a positive impact to Jewish students  
- Was a one off or regular activity
- Showed initiative and creativity 
To thank a student for the many devoted hours of encouragement and help they have given both inside and outside the community. 

- Made a positive impact   
  - Supported others    
  - Shown exceptional dedication to volunteering 
For a student or project that: 

- Has dedicated their time to educating others about Liberation and inclusion
- Has provided a platform and space for students to speak about their experiences 
  - Continues to be an Activist for their particular Liberation Network 
- Has facilitated inclusive spaces that celebrate marginalised groups 
- Advocated on behalf of our one of our liberation groups (Women, LGBTQ+, Working Class, People of Colour and Disability) 
For a Jsoc that:

- Established (or re-established) within the last 3 academic years
- Creating a vibrant Jewish life on campus
- Supporting Jewish students
In memory of Alan Senitt z”l, UJS President 2001-2003. Alan was a role model for those working with him, inspiring young leaders and empowering those around him.  He was an inspirational community leader and political activist with a great passion and belief for all that he did and with a great future ahead of him. 

For a student in their final year who has:  

- Shown exceptional dedication to contributing to Jewish life on campus throughout their time 
- Is both a leader and an example to others 
This award is for a JSoc or individual committee member who has created an incredible social media presence throughout the year, including, but not limited to:

- Using a variety of platforms to enagage members, sharing important messages and campaigns and sharing highlights from events.
- Can be any JSoc
- Demonstrates the way in which the society using individual platforms and the impact it has had
- Any potential digital collaborations that may have taken place
This award if for an individual or team who have:

- Dedicated their time to increasing the presence of Jewish student teams across the country.
- Have worked to create a space that includes all those who want to participate.

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