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Earn your Stars

We’re excited to launch the Earn Your Stars campaign to champion and recognise inclusivity in your society! At NUSU we aim to create an atmosphere in which all people feel valued, respected and have equal access.

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This is your opportunity to showcase how your society is inclusive to all students! With each Star you earn, you are showcasing the steps you have taken to ensure your society is inclusive, particularly around three key themes: diversity, disability and mental health. Each year you will work your way from Bronze, to Silver to Gold and with each Star you earn, will receive a digital stamp and a financial reward!

Check out the criteria below for the Bronze Star and information about how to apply. Scroll along the top of the page for information about the Silver and Gold Stars!

 

Once you have completed all three criteria points (outlined below) for an award, please submit the checklist with your evidence to your Activities Officer here. (Evidence can include written reports, photos, meeting minutes, videos, social media posts, newsletters and must include links to anything digital). The checklist can be downloaded belowYou will also find a planning sheet to help you plan and document your progress (this doesn’t need to be completed unlike the checklist, but may help!)

The checklist and evidence will then be reviewed and you will receive a response to your application shortly after.

A financial reward will be awarded to your society after successfully achieving each award criteria – this will be £50 for the Bronze Award, a further £50 for achieving the Silver Award, and a further £50 for achieving the Gold Award – the maximum amount that will be awarded in one academic year will be £150 for the Gold Award. Your Star will also be added to the website on your society page and you will be able to use this for promoting your society.

Use the dropdowns further down on this page to download the individual awards checlists, and use them to submit your society for the Award.

Download the criteria and application form below to apply for the Bronze Award. Once you have completed your checklist (below), please submit to your Activities Officer here.


Download Checklist

Download the criteria and application form below to apply for the Silver Award. Once you have completed your checklist (below), please submit to your Activities Officer here.


Download Checklist

Download the criteria and application form below to apply for the Gold Award. Once you have completed your checklist (below), please submit to your Activities Officer here.


Download Checklist