Volunteering Awards

The Volunteering Awards give you the opportunity to nominate yourself, other volunteers, volunteering groups and community partner organisations for awards to celebrate their achievements and contributions this year.

To nominate a star volunteer, a Volunteering Group, or one of our fabulous charity partners for an award, please read all the awards carefully and submit your nominations by 4th March to be considered.

The application process is simple is a simple online form.

Once the deadline has passed, a judging panel made up of Executive Officers will make a shortlist and pick a winner.

The winners will be announced during the awards ceremony in April.




Group Awards

This section is a list of all the group awards we have available, please read through all of these and decide which group you think is most deserving of any of these awards.

Awarded to an outstanding volunteering group who have made a positive contribution in the local community and who have provided high-quality volunteering opportunities to students in the academic year 2021-22.

Shortlist:

  • 180 Degrees Consulting
  • Project Play
  • Teddy Bear Hospital
  • Barts Community Smiles
  • SAMDA

Winner: SAMDA / 180 degrees Consulting

This will be awarded to a student group who has made a positive impact on the world around them through activities seeking to address global challenges such as environmental sustainability or climate change.

Shortlist:

  • Green Mary

Winner: Green Mary




Individual Committee Member Awards

We also know that behind each student group, is a number of a committee members working hard to deliver their group alongside their studies and personal lives. To recognise this, we also have individual awards available:

Awarded to an outstanding committee member who have has shown dedication and enthusiasm in their role and has gone above and beyond to develop their Volunteering Group in the academic year 2021-22.

Shortlist:

  • Simran Lakhani
  • Kelly Fernandes

Winner: Kelly Fernandes

This will be awarded to a committee member who has used critical and creative thinking to address challenges that their student group has faced this academic year.

Shortlist:

  • Giulia Pintaritsch

Winner: Giulia Pintaritsch

This will be awarded to the committee member who has reflected on the world around them and used this to create a positive environment within their student group (separately to the positive impact of the volunteering activity itself). They will have striven to make their student group inclusive, diverse and sought to address external challenges such as environmental sustainability, inequality, climate change, peace and justice

Shortlist:

  • Annabelle Woghiren
  • Ivy Lee Jia Jia

Winner: Annabelle Woghiren

Awarded to a student who has shown dedication and enthusiasm to the local community through volunteering, and has gone above and beyond to make a sustained impact, in the academic year 2021-22.

Shortlist:

  • Eileen Lee Jia Huey
  • Raisa Hossain
  • Ivy Lee Jia Jia
  • Waais Ahmed
  • Weronika Mazurowska

Winner: Weronika Mazurowska

Awarded to a student who has shown dedication to sustainability through their volunteering efforts in the academic year 2021-22

Shortlist:

  • Leilani van Someren
  • Andrew Demetriou

Winner: Leilani van Someren

Awarded to a student who has started volunteering this academic year and who has shown dedication to volunteering and making an impact in the local community in the academic year 2021-22

Shortlist:

  • Roxana-Daniela Toderascu
  • Jonathan Yuxing Xia
  • Margaret Siu
  • Ivy Lee Jia Jia

Winner: Roxana-Daniela Toderascu

Awarded to a final year student volunteer who has made a sustained impact in the local community through their volunteering throughout their time at Queen Mary.

Shortlist:

  • Raisa Hossain

Winner: Raisa Hossain

Awarded to a partner community organisation who has offered outstanding volunteering placements for students in the academic year 2021-22.

If you would like to apply to the other awards, please go to:

Trophy Awards Student Media Societies