MDXSU Awards 2020: The Shortlist

Thursday 02-04-2020 - 10:22
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We are excited to announce the shortlist for the MDXSU Awards 2020, celebrating the achievements of Middlesex University students over the past year.

Over the nomination period, more than 200 nominations were submitted by students and staff recognising the amazing impact of some of our students and groups. There are ten awards in total, recognising this year's best societies and events, and the outstanding work of our student leaders.

Panels made up of elected student representatives and MDXSU and University staff reviewed the nominations and finalised the shortlists for each category, which you can now view below.

The winners will be announced across our social media channels from 5pm on Wednesday 22 April. Make sure to follow #MDXSUAwards to see the results as they’re announced!

MDXSU AWARDS SHORTLIST 2020 

Student Voice Leader of the Year

This award recognises the work of a Student Voice Leader within each faculty who has spent the year working hard to make changes for students at Middlesex, engaging their coursemates to gather feedback, keeping them informed, and building relationships with university staff.

The shortlisted Student Voice Leaders for the faculty of Arts & Creative Industries are:

Anayis Der Hakopian 

Melissa Nabre 

Snigdha Magon 

 

The shortlisted Student Voice Leaders for the faculty of Professional & Social Sciences are:

Florentina Daniela Bonghene

Jenny Gondalia 

Maria Ntyli

 

The shortlisted Student Voice Leaders for the faculty of Science & Technology are:

Adam Painting 

Fahimullah Hayat 

Joy Oforkansi-Pius


Community Contribution Award

This set of awards recognises students and student groups who have made a positive contribution to either a specific community or liberation group on campus, the wider MDX community or the local community.

Shortlisted for their work supporting our student communities and liberation groups are:

Anh Doan

Aqsa Rabbani

Hive Potential Society

Lisa Hunt

Paul Shubhankar

 

The students shortlisted for their engagement in the Community Placement Scheme are:

Anayis Der Hakopian

Natasha White

Sumaya Ibrahim

 

Outstanding Contribution to Student Media

This award recognises students who have made an outstanding contribution to Student Media at Middlesex. The panel were looking to recognise students who contribute to The Echo, SMTV, MDX FM or to the events, marketing or general development of Student Media.

The shortlist for this award is:

Ahmad Joghazi

Josh O'Dwyer 

Natalie Rose 

 

Best New Society

Every year, MDXSU supports students to set up exciting new societies relating to their studies, interests, background or beliefs. This award will recognise a society which has been established or re-established within the past academic year which has shown dedication and innovation in reaching new members and has put on a number of successful events and activities.

The shortlisted new societies are:

First Aid Society

Polish Society

Turkish Society

 

Student-Led Event of the Year

This award recognises a student or student group who delivered an event which showed innovation and creativity, was inclusive, demonstrated excellent project management and organisational skills, and which was enjoyable for guests and successful in terms of attendance.

The shortlisted events are:

Charity Week - Islamic Society

Entrepreneurship & Marketing Workshops - Entrepreneurship Society & ENACTUS

Prom - LGBT Liberation

 

Student Group of the Year

This award celebrates the hard work of our amazing societies and liberation groups and the impact they make on student life at Middlesex – organising events, leading campaigns and providing opportunities for students to meet new people or learn new things.

The groups which have been shortlisted this year are:

Burlesque Society 

K-pop & Culture Society

MDX SAGA

SHAREDIN

 

Outstanding Contribution to Student Life

The judges in this category are looking to celebrate a student who has made an outstanding impact to student life by encouraging, empowering and inspiring their peers, showing passion and enthusiasm, and helping others to make the most of their time at MDX.

The shortlist for 2020 is:

All Students Guide Group 

Corey Hennelley & Shane Considine 

Dilini Seneviratne

 

MDXSU Student Staff Member of the Year

This award recognises a student staff member who has gone above and beyond to make a positive contribution to working at MDXSU, helping others and creating a welcoming and positive space for all students who engage with us.

The shortlist for this award is:

Darcia Targyreon Romanov

Grant Kedge

Natalie Rose

 

MDXSU Intern of the Year

This award celebrates the hard work of our amazing student interns and the impact they make on student life at Middlesex – organising events, leading campaigns, gathering student feedback, and providing opportunities for students to meet new people or learn new things.

The shortlisted interns are:

Adel Juhasova

Anjelina Qureshi

Kieran Galvin

Koah Joseph

Morgan Peacock

 

MDXSU Staff Member of the Year

This award celebrates the tremendous hard work of our full time staff at the Students' Union, and particularly someone who has gone beyond their role to contribute to work across the organisation.

The shortlist for 2020 is:

Bel Bale

Jenna Chapman

Reygan Davison 

Check back following our online announcements to find out the winner of each category!

If you have any queries about the MDXSU Awards, please contact studentevents@mdx.ac.uk

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