AUSA Societies’ Awards 2021
The Societies’ Awards aims to celebrate AUSA’s incredibly talented and hardworking societies and induvials who have excelled within the last year. This year’s live event took place live on Facebook and YouTube and was hosted by AUSA Student President Cecilia Wallback and VP for Communities Radeen Moncrieffe.
If you missed the awards you can watch the event recording here (please skip to 3mins 30seconds for the start of the event): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-yVex1Mqqo
Full list of winners below:
The Kings Awards celebrate those individuals that have gone above and beyond in their roles on society committees. There are two categories - Merit and Distinction.
The King’s Award of Merit is for students who have been involved in their chosen society for more than one year and their committee would like to recognize them for doing more than their role or committee expects of an individual.
Jennifer Hamilton – History Society
Jitka Drahotska - History and Czech Slovak Society
Kieran McMullin – History Society
Anas Abdi - EBS & AUCG
Marina Chancheva - AU Trading and Investment Club
Cerys McGonigal - Sensory Awareness Society
Ioanna Tsingi - ELSA Aberdeen
Connor McCausland - Centre Stage
Marta Beteta - Spanish & Latin American Society
Lisa McCulloch – Nightline
Frederick Cooper – Nightline
Jamie-Lee Barban - Consulting Group
Ryan Fox - History Society
Matthew Webster - History Society
Ahmed Kombar - Qatar Campus Committee
Kings with Distinction
This award is a recognition for students who have given two or more years to their chosen society activity. Nominations are completed society committees for individuals who have demonstrated personal development through their dedication to society. They will also have continuously given large amounts of time to effort to the growth of their society.
Chahel Naresh - The Finance & Investment Society
Tudor Westwood - AU Student Parliament
Scott Hasell - AU Student Parliament
Agnieszka Fandrey – AUWISE
Mona Tudorachie - AUCG & Intern Network
Johanna Kauppi - ABDN Case
Cara McCorquodale – Nightline
Beatrix Livesy-Stephens - Linguistics Society and ABDN Case
Laura Irvine – Nightline
These are awarded annually by the AUSA and the Societies Union Committee for outstanding efforts.
This award is given based on the progress and delivery of a society’s development plan and goals for the year.
AU Trading & Investment Club
The winner is... AU Trading and Investment Society
This award celebrates an outstanding event put on by one society or by several societies within the current academic year.
History society – “Scottish history quiz”
History society – “Refreshing history”
AU Student Parliament – “Future of Britain”
The winner is... AU Student Parliament for their Future of Britain series.
Society of the Year
This award is given for a society that can demonstrate outstanding achievement in a variety of areas by providing a great experience for their members, development of their activity as well as a positive representation of themselves and the institution.
AU Commercial Law
AU Consulting Society
AU Trading & Investment Club
The winner is... AU Commercial Law Society