Annual Student Services Awards 2020

Annual Student Services Awards 2020

Thank you to everyone who entered for our Student Services Awards last year, the Exec. were delighted with the response. We have three categories this year:

  • Student Services Team Award
  • Unsung Hero
  • Best Newcomer

There will be three nominees shortlisted against each category who will be invited to attend the Gala Dinner at our Annual Conference where the winners will be announced.


If you would like to enter, all you have to do is complete the attached entry form by Friday 11th January 2019 with as much information, details and clear supporting evidence as possible within the limitations of the word count.

Team of the Year - A motivated team of staff who make a positive difference and improve outcomes for learners.

Unsung Hero - A supportive individual who is recognised by their colleagues as being consistently reliable and adaptable; rarely gets the praise they deserve, indeed they do not expect any accolades.

Best Newcomer - An inclusive individual who has started at College in @ the last 2 years and is an outstanding new addition to the team / area.

Eligibility to Enter

Any NAMSS member college is eligible to apply but there can be only one entry submitted per category per college. If a college enters who has an employee sitting on the NAMSS’ Executive Board, that member will declare a conflict of interest and will not form part of any judging panel or process.

NAMSS Award - Student Services Team - 2020

NAMSS Award - Unsung Hero - 2020

NAMSS Award - Best Newcomer - 2020


The prizes for categories are as follows:

  • Student Services Team Award - £1,000 to the college and £500 in high street vouchers to the winning team
  • Unsung Hero – £250 to college and £250 in high street vouchers to the winner
  • Best Newcomer - £250 to college and £250 in high street vouchers to the winner

In addition to the prize money, each category will receive an award and a certificate to display in their college.

Winners will be announced at our Annual Conference Gala Dinner on Monday 9th March.

How to enter

Entries should be submitted to Jackie Cannell, NAMSS Operations Officer, PO Box 176, Huntingdon, PE27 9DJ or via email to: All entries will be acknowledged on receipt.

Remember, the deadline for entries is Friday 10th January 2020; entries received after this date will not be considered.