Student Rep Awards - Winners

The winners at the Student Rep Awards A great night was had by all

On Monday 13 May 2019, NUSU celebrated the amazing achievements of student representatives and the staff who support student representation at the annual Student Rep Awards.


The Student Rep Awards are part of NUSU’s Celebrating Success Awards Scheme and are designed to recognise the brilliant work of Academic Reps and the staff who support them, Community Reps, Hall Reps, NUSU Part-time Officers and students who have campaigned for a better University experience for its students.


With 107 nominations received from students and University and NUSU staff, the competition was always fierce. However, we are now delighted to be able to reveal that the winner and runner-up for each category is as follows:


Course Rep (UG) of the Year

Winner: Holly Murphy (Dental Sciences)

Runner up: Ben Tattersall (Geography and Planning UG)


Course Rep (PG) of the Year

Winner: Sophie Ferguson (Law PGT)

Runner up: Maru Carbajles (International Marketing PGT)


Student Secretary of the Year

Winner: James Woods (Combined Honours UG)

Runner up: Isaac Moore (Pharmacy UG)


Student Chair of the Year

Winner: Natalie Garner (Combined Honours UG)

Runner up: Lawrence Quirk (Dental Surgery UG)


School Rep (UG) of the Year

Winner: Matthew Harper (Dental Sciences UG)

Runner up: Amy Ingle (Architecture, Planning & Landscape)


School Rep (PG) of the Year

Winner: Scott Steele (Law PGT)

Runner up: Adam Azzi (Cellular and Molecular Biology PGR)


Staff Facilitator:

Winner: Ruth Furlonger (Combined Honours)

Runner up: Luisa Wakeling (Dental Sciences)


Student-Staff Committee of the Year

Winner: Planning Student Voice Committee

Runner up: Business PGR Student Voice Committee


Hall Rep of the Year:

Winner: Rachel Martin (Park View Student Village)

Runner up: Louise Koranteng (St Mary’s)


Community Rep of the Year Award:

Winner: Meg Keates (City and West)

Runner up: Aleisha Stansfield (City and West)


Campaign of the Year:

Winner: “I need your knickers!” (Maddie Baugh and the It Happens Here Society)

Runner up: Fossil Free (Rebecca D’Andrea)


The Daniel Wood PTO of the Year Award:

Winner: Charlotte Boulton (Marginalised Genders Officers)

Runner up: Chris Wilkinson (Racial Equality Officer)


On the night, we also had three amazing student keynote speakers; Mathew Harper, Dianne Odede and Charlotte Boulton. A big thank you to the three of them from all at NUSU for their inspiring and engaging talks!


Huge congratulations to all the runners-up and winners and a big thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate. If you would like to watch the ceremony, check out NUTV’s brilliant live stream. You can also see all the photos from the ceremony here.



Latest News

Our 2019/20 Annual Report

Read up on all the different campaigns and projects we worked on or supported that helped us tackle our Campaign Priorities during 2019/20 academic year.

Outcomes of the NUSU Student Summit

Find out what happened back in February when student representatives discussed key issues with senior University staff.

2020/21 School Reps

We are delighted to announce who has been appointed as a School Rep for the 2020/21 Academic Year.

Recent updates to academic representation.

Earlier this week, the University approved a number of updates to academic student representation.

Campaigning in Covid

When Newcastle (and the world) shut down, NUSU stepped up.