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STARS 2024

STARS is the ultimate celebration of the incredible student spirit that thrives at UEA each year. It's a chance for us to shine a spotlight on the amazing work our students do to make our university community truly wonderful in societies and members of our staff.

We have thousands of students who take the lead in their societies, organising events, lending a helping hand, working for us and so much more. Their dedication is truly awe-inspiring. While one night may not be enough to fully recognise all their hard work, our awards night is a special occasion where we come together to honour the breadth of our student community and acknowledge the impact they have made.

Now, here's the exciting part: even if you're thinking, "I've done some great work, but I don't want to brag", hold on a second! You can actually nominate yourself too! It's an excellent opportunity to receive well-deserved recognition for your efforts, and we would love to highlight the incredible contributions you've made.

So mark your calendars for the 16th May in the LCR, and get ready for an evening filled with celebration, appreciation, and a whole lot of fun. STARS is not only about recognising outstanding achievements, but also about fostering a sense of togetherness and gratitude. We can't wait to gather as a university community and show our heartfelt appreciation for the fantastic contributions of these remarkable individuals.

Awards and Categories



Award Shortlist
Society of the Year E-Sports Burlesque Enactus
Committee of the Year Turkish-Azerbajani Model UN LitSoc
Event of the Year Livewire - Studio Radio Chart Show Surgical Society Christian Union - Choir
Fundraiser of the Year Arab, Islamic and Pakistan Burlesque Law and Quiz
Campaign or Project of the Year Enactus - Soap project Headucate UEA Society Art Society - WHM
Inclusivity and Accessibility Award Burlesque Norwich Undergraduate Surgical Society Mature Peer Support Group
Cultural Engagement of the Year History Japan German
Best use of Social Media British Sign Language E-Sports Occupational Therapy
Best Social Media Video MedSoc - Half Way Ball Afro-Carribean Society - Wrapped History Soc - Freshers Video
Outstanding Service to the Student Community Matthew Stothard and Eve Attwood - Concrete Thomas Pass - St John Ambulance Jamie Bryson - Concrete
Best Society Collaboration Filipino society, Korean society, Indonesian society, ABACUS, Japan society, ISS, and Malaysian society - Culutral Ball Concrete x Livewire 360 - Derby day coverage Tamil x Mallu - Society Ball
Give it a Go Award ABACUS Medical Innovation and Entropreneurship Society British Sign Language
Best Peer Support Group Neurodivergent Disabled Students' Community UEA Mature Peer Support Group Pride


Award Shortlist
Volunteer of the Year Aislin Price Lucy Potter Alice Bethell
Student Campaigner of the Year Natalie Chabot Chris Kershaw
Rising Star Awards Annelise Ward - Law Adam Syed - Medical Innovation Elliot Patching - Law
Student Leader of the Year Sophia Breeze Olivia Mukiibi Joshua Li
Student Transformation Award Jasmin Jessen Ivan Lee George Cooke
Buddy Volunteers of the Year Lucy-Amber Roberts Jasmine Keevil James Kelly


Award Shortlist
Outstanding Office Student Staff of the Year awards James Webb Elena Papageorgiou Asa Williams
Outstanding Venues/Bar Student Staff of the Year Arpon Bormon Molly Rayson Emily Savage Amber Harrell Patrick Chia Milly Barfield
Outstanding Team Leaders of the Year Hannah Triggs Toby Wellard Lucy Franks Alicia Khuttan Regina Stabulniece Olivia Saunders
The UEA(SU) Staff Member of the Year Elanor Watkins Katie O'Neill Alice Baker