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Student Employee of the Year Awards 2017

Nominations are now open!

Are you a student or do you know a student who:

  • Has been working while studying
  • Earning much needed cash
  • Getting vital experience that will convince potential employers that they have the right abilities and employability skills to be a success.

Perhaps they deserve a SEOTY Award!!

A what?

The Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) Awards is the UK’s biggest student employment competition. The awards aim to recognise and promote the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who combine part-time work with their study commitments.

So how does it work?

To nominate a student or employer visit SEOTY  and NOMINATE NOW and choose their category. Anyone can nominate; students, staff or employers.  Deadline: 19th April 2017

There is an award in each category for students who work both On Campus and Off Campus.

Explanation of categories:

Step up to Leadership: Recognises students who have demonstrated leadership skills taking responsibility for projects or departments etc, perhaps they have been working in your business for a while and have been promoted or they supervise other staff, provide training, taking the initiative and displaying accountability and creative thinking to leading the business.

Above and Beyond: Recognises an outstanding student making a huge impact working in your organisation going above and beyond on a regular basis.

Commercial Awareness: - Recognises a student, working anywhere who has made a big commercial impact to a business or organisation. This student will have increased profit, generated new business, developed an enterprising idea spotting new opportunities, engaging with new audiences or introduced a money saving scheme.

Job Shop/ Student Temp Excellence Award:  A nases members award which recognises students working for a job shop or agency as part of the administration team or working as a student temp employed through an on campus agency, but placed in other departments around campus.  *Please note: nominators MUST be members of a NASES member job shop or agency.

Employer of the Year : There is also a category for great student employers who offer opportunities for students to learn and grow in the workplace. If you have had a great experience with an employer nominate them here.

This is a national competition organised by the National Association of Student Employment Services (NASES). After the closing date each university will arrange for their local nominations to be judged. From here the winners will be put to the regional stage, regional co-ordinators will arrange regional judging and those winners will progress to the national judging stage.

Just being nominated is great for future job prospects so make sure your hard working student doesn't miss out!

Nominations close:  19th April 2017