The UC Union’s Campus Life Awards highlight the achievements of clubs and societies as well as individual students and club members, providing formal recognition among students’ peers and academic leadership.
Campus Life Awards
These awards are only open to affiliated Faculty, Social and Cultural Clubs at the University of Canberra. Nominations for these awards will open during Semester 2 2017 and will be presented at the awards night towards the end of Semester 2 2017.
Club Upstart Award
The Club Upstart Award is a long running award to recognise the best new club that started this year. The club must have affiliated for its first time that year and made a genuine contribution to campus culture.
On Campus Event of the Year
The On Campus Event of the Year has been developed to ensure clubs or societies are making a genuine effort towards enlivening campus culture and providing a vibrant campus experience for students. The on campus event can be social, based on professional development or digital.
Off Campus Event of the Year
The Off Campus Event of the Year is designed to recognise clubs and societies that are willing to step outside the comfort of working with UC Life! and on campus and willing to stage events off campus. Examples of great off campus events would include Industry Trips, Professional Development or Balls and Galas.
Most Innovative Creative Campaign
The Most Innovative Creative Campaign award has been developed in 2016 to encourage clubs and societies to think outside of the box and bring a professional edge to how they promote and develop community awareness of their club or club events.
Best Physical Product
The Best Physical Product award has been established to recognise clubs that take their branding to a new level. We are looking for anything from shirts and banners to mascots and onesies!
Club of the Year Awards- Faculty, Social and Cultural
The Club of the Year Awards are divided into three categories reflecting the vast array of clubs on campus at the university. They are: Faculty, Social, Cultural and Sporting clubs and societies.
Club Leadership Awards – Faculty, Social and Cultural
The Club Leadership Award is designed to recognise leadership and outstanding achievement within ones field. We encourage you to consider individuals that have shown true character in bringing together and providing direction for your club or society in 2016.
Lion Nathan Club Person of the Year
The Lion Nathan Club Person of the Year is awarded to a member of the campus community who stands out as having made an outstanding contribution to their club, the university and the broader community over the course of the year. The winner of this award is selected out of the nominees of the Club Leadership Awards.