NUI Galway Societies Societies Awards Winners 2017

Societies Awards Winners 2017

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Congratulations to all of this year's winners!

Special Achievement Awards

The ‘Team Spirit’ Award
Dramsoc & Niamh Ni Fhlatharta

Best Outreach Award
Sláinte Soc for Teddy Bear Hospital

Best Educational Outreach Award
Lit & Deb for Schools Debating

Collaboration Award
Baking Soc

Best International Society
India Soc

Volunteer Award

Best Themed Week
Psychological Soc for Mental Health Week

The ‘Event Guru’ Award
Joss Myers for Distortion: Battle of the Bands

The ‘Hot Ticket’ Award
Cumann Staire for the Arts Ball

Best Online Store
Rover Soc

‘New Kids on the Block’ Award
Pakistani Soc

Best Treasurer
Jack Fitzgerald 

Best Fundraiser
VSA for Race Day

The ‘Brightest Future’ Award
Cheerleading Soc

Best Slumber Party
Anime & Manga for Lock-In

Best Intervarsity
Dansoc for NUI Galway Dance Inters

The ‘Community Impact’ Award
Cancer Soc

The ‘Community Spirit’ Award
Islamic Soc

The ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award 
Sam Iredale

The ‘Greatest Contribution’ Award
Patrick O’Flaherty

The ‘Helping Hand’ Award
Eoghan Doyle 

Main Awards

Musical Society (GUMS)

The Phoenix Award
Amnesty Soc

Best Small Publication
Writers’ Soc for Stories In The Stars

Best Cultural Contribution


Best Photo*
Comedy Soc for Niall Horisk’s ‘Peek-a-Boo!’ picture

Best Departamental
French Soc

Best Promotional Video*
Musical Society (GUMS) for Urinetown: The Musical Promo Video

Best Poster*
Philosophy Soc for Siobhan Lenihan’s ‘PHE-NOM-ENOLOGY’ poster

Best Publicity Campaign*
Psychological Soc for Mental Health Week’s #ShareASmile

Best Fresher*
Daniel Emmet Leahy

Best New Society*
Paediatric Soc

Most Improved Society*
Biomed Soc

Best Individual*
Jack Fitzgerald

Best Event*
Sláinte Soc for Teddy Bear Hospital

Most Soccessful Society
GiG Soc

Best Society Charity/Civic*


Best Society Cultural/Academic/Social*
Med Soc

* are BICS categories

Thank you all for a wonderful evening and see you again next year!

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