Vice-Chancellor’s Medal 2023 – nominations now open

April 12th, 2023

Following on from the success of previous years, a call for nominations for the 2023 Vice-Chancellor’s Medal is now underway.

The Medal is awarded for exceptional achievement by staff or students.

Any current member of staff or current student at any of the university’s campuses in China, Malaysia or the UK may be nominated for a Vice-Chancellor’s Medal within the broad criteria for the award set out below.

Criteria for the Award of the Medal

  • Exceptional achievement in a particular arena beyond the expectations, including outstanding performance, of the nominee’s role;
  • Outstanding contribution to advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in university life;
  • Notable endeavour which reflects the values of the university;
  • Activity which has had a significant and demonstrably positive impact on the community, whether within or beyond the university;
  • An individual achievement of exceptional standards or sustained outstanding achievement over a period of time, demonstrating the highest standards of commitment and contribution to the community.

As well as individual awards, nominations can be made for a team award.

Nominations will need to demonstrate how this criteria has been met for the panel’s consideration.

Anyone can make a nomination, but it is requested that approval from the Head of School or Department is sought in advance. Self-nomination is no longer allowed.

The final deadline for nominations is 12noon on Tuesday 30 May 2023.

Find out more about the awards and nominate someone on the VC Medal Sharepoint Site.

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