Student Led Teaching Awards

Awards open to individual staff members at Bangor University. All awards can be nominated by PG or UG students from all academic schools.

Award Title

Description

Teacher of the Year

To recognise outstanding teaching in any form.

Areas to be considered: Feedback; Assessment; Lecturing; Teaching Styles; Encouragement & Support; Originality;

New Teacher of the Year

To recognise outstanding teaching by a new member of staff in their first academic post.

Areas to be considered: As above, but for a new teacher.

Post-Graduate Teacher of the Year

To recognise outstanding contribution to teaching in any form by a post-graduate student.

Areas to be considered: As above, but for a Post-Graduate teacher.

Welsh-Medium Education Award

To recognise an invaluable contribution to the promotion of Welsh-Language and Culture through approaches to teaching and learning.

Areas to be Considered: Promotion of Welsh Culture; Commitment to ensuring Welsh-medium resources are widely available; Using original methods to encourage students to learn through, or use, Welsh in their classes and assessments.

Dissertation / Thesis Supervisor of the Year

To recognise outstanding expertise, support and guidance from an academic supervisor.

 

Areas to be Considered: Expertise in subject area; Encouragement provided to students; Assistance with planning and process; Time given freely; Effectively dealing with problems

Support Staff Member/Team of the Year

To recognise the contribution made in academic schools by administrative and / or laboratory staff to the learning experience.

Areas to be Considered: Levels of support provided; Assistance with problems; Effective and efficient referral; Time given freely; Friendly & willingness to help.

Award for Outstanding Pastoral Support

To recognise the support that academic staff give to students to assist the University experience.

Areas to be Considered: Impact of the pastoral support on the student; Listening and Identification of problems; Helpful solutions provided; Effective and efficient referral.

Open Award

Open category that can be created by students. You can nominate the award title as well as the person. Be creative!

Unsung Hero Award

The award is given to the Staff member who has made a substantive yet unrecognised contribution to a student’s experience while at University.

Areas to be considered: Any staff member in the University, whether it be lecturer, administrator, member of security, teaching assistant or part of the catering team - if you want to sing their praises and make sure they are celebrated for their dedication to students then this is the award for you. This award recognises consistent contribution and support to students that is given by a member of staff without any want of thanks.

 

 

Awards open to individual staff and groups of staff members at Bangor University. All awards can be nominated by PG or UG students from all academic schools.

Award Title

Description

Student Engagement Award

To recognise efforts taken by staff to involve students in decisions about how courses/departments are run.

This awards is for staff who go above and beyond, working in partnership with students and listening to the student voice.

Areas to be considered: effective use of student feedback, helps to create a culture that prioritises student experience in a school/department,  promotes student involvement in curriculum design, supporting the work of course reps and the course rep system.

International Award

To recognise a commitment to supporting International students.

For the purpose of this award, ‘International’ refers to students who originate from outside the UK.

Areas to be considered: Giving extra support to International Students; Considering and meeting specific needs of International Students; Encouraging students to fulfil their potential; Supporting or creating International Student project activity; Ensuring that language and cultural barriers are reduced.

Student Service Department Award

To recognise the valuable support available to students within the wider University.

Areas to be considered: Impact on student experience; Time and assistance given; Friendly help and expertise.

School of the Year

To recognise deliberate steps taken by schools to promote a culture of high quality student experience. This award is for a school who has a strong track record of student-centred activities and initiatives (eg social trips, film nights, welcome activities)

Areas to be considered: support for academic societies to promote a sense of belonging in the school, friendly and welcoming environment, responds to student voice, (eg Together We campaign).