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Society Awards Winners – 2016

Nominations are in and the winners have been chosen for the MASS Society Awards 2016. The MASS Society Awards recognise the commitment and passion shown by MASS committee members and members across the year’s activities. For your achievements to be recognised and rewarded. Every society has shown great leadership and changed lives at their individual Universities and as a team we’be made a bigger impact than any one of us could have done on our own. Every single society, committee member and member is a winner in their own right. Through tough decision we’ve had to whittle it down to a select few who really stood out. So here are your MASS Society Awards Winners 2016…

 

The Awards

 

Society of the year

To recognise the most outstanding society

Winners: University of Bristol

Runners up: Cardiff University, University of Reading, Oxford Brookes University

President of the year

To recognise the most outstanding president

Winner: Omar Barakat, University of Bristol

Runners up: Adeshina Adesoka (Kent), Danny Ward (Reading), Jake Doan (UWTSD)

Fastest growing society

To recognise the fastest growing society

Winners: University of Kent

Runners up: University of Brighton, Bournemouth University, University of Lincoln

Committee of the year

To recognise the most outstanding committee

Winners: Cardiff University

Runners up: University of Bristol, University of Kent, Bournemouth University

Member of the year

To recognise the most enthusiastic and inspiring member

Yue-En, Cardiff University

Event of the year

To recognise the most outstanding society event

Welsh (Swansea and Cardiff) University Powerlifting varsity

Collaboration of the year

To recognise the most outstanding collaboration between two societies

Welsh (Swansea and Cardiff) University Powerlifting varsity

Coach of the year

To recognise the most supportive society coach.

Christie Civetta, University of Bristol

Gym of the year

To recognise the most supportive gym or training facility

Winner: MYGYM, University of Bristol

Runners up: Trojan Fitness (Bristol), Cardiff Sport, The Athlete Centre (Oxford)

Students Union of the year

To recognise the most supportive students union

Winners: University of Bristol Students Union

Runners up: University of Kent SU, Cardiff AU, Swansea SU

 

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MASS Society Awards 2016 | Recognising achievement

Nominations are now OPEN for the MASS Society Awards 2016. The MASS Society Awards recognise the commitment and passion shown by MASS committee members and members across the year’s activities. It’s an event for your achievements to be recognised and rewarded. This is your chance to take centre stage for your achievements, the awards is open to all MASS societies and affiliated clubs, no matter how big or small. Submit your nomination, via this nomination form, by MAY 16TH, and tell us why your society deserves a MASS society award.

 

Committee members can download the application form here: MASSsocietyawards2016

 

The Awards

 

Society of the year

To recognise the most outstanding society

 

When writing your reasons for nomination for this award please think about whether or not you made members feel welcome? What was membership participation/involvement like? Did you run events for non-members as well? Were a wide variety of activities organised? Did you achieve your aims and objectives? Did you go beyond your aims and objectives? How successful were you in raising awareness for the group? How successful were you in running projects or promotional campaigns? Did you raise any money for charity? Have you helped educate and inspire members? Did you compete in the MASS Championships? Have you contributed to MASS nationally in any way?

 

President of the year

To recognise the most outstanding president

 

When writing your reasons for nomination for this award please think about what the society has achieved under the presidents leadership? What was the president’s motivation for taking on the role? What has the journey been like as a club president? Has the president attended national MASS events? Has the president gone above and beyond his/her role as club president? Has the president inspired and motivated his/her committee members? Has the president contributed to the MASS Championship and/or media? Has the president had to deal with any unfavourable circumstances?

 

Committee of the year

To recognise the most outstanding committee

 

When writing your reasons for nomination for this award please think about how many committee members you have? What have each of the committee members contributed to and how have you pulled together as a team? When do you have committee meetings and what’s the turnout like? Is the president’s delegation received well and does everyone get their tasks done? How do you communicate outside of committee meetings? In what ways do you help one and other?

 

Member of the year

To recognise the most enthusiastic and inspiring

 

With this award we’re looking for someone who’s defied the odds to achieve something truly spectacular. When writing your reasons for nomination for this award please think about how much the member has progressed, where they started and where they are now. How much determination have they shown? This award will prove to newbies that anything is possible if you join one of our societies. If progress pictures are applicable to his or her story and you can get some then please insert them below along with the reasons.

 

Event of the year

To recognise the most outstanding society event

 

When writing your reasons for nomination for this award please think about attendance, entertainment factor, enjoyment, organisation, publicity and recognition.

 

Collaboration of the year

To recognise the most outstanding collaboration between two societies

 

When writing your reasons for nomination for this award please think about who the collaboration was with? What was the event or activity? How did it benefit both clubs? (This award is for collaborations between two fitness societies i.e. MASS societies or MASS affiliated fitness clubs e.g. a collaboration with the chess society doesn’t qualify)

 

Fastest growing society

To recognise the fastest growing society

 

When writing your reasons for nomination for this award please think about where you were at the end of last year/start of this year and where you are now. How many more members do you have? How many more athletes are coming in the MASS Championship? How much has awareness of the society increased?

 

Coach of the year

To recognise the most supportive society coach.

 

When writing your reasons for nomination for this award please think about what the coach has contributed to the society? Does the coach get paid or is he/she voluntary? How have members improved under his/her coaching? How often does the coach hold sessions for the club?

 

Gym of the year

To recognise the most supportive gym or training facility

 

This award is designed to give something back to the gym or training facility that has supported you the most across the year. We will use the information you already gave in the club details section for this nomination. If you’d like to include anything extra please write it below. And be sure to let the gym know that you’re nominating them, they’ll like that!

 

Students Union of the year

To recognise the most supportive students union

 

You should use this award to try and give something back to your students union for supporting you across the year. We will use the information you already gave in the club details section for this nomination. If you’d like to include anything extra please write it below. And be sure to let the SU know that you’re nominating them, they’ll like that!

 

 

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