SSTAR Awards 2022

Student Staff Teaching And Representation Awards
Each year your Students' Union holds the prestigious SSTAR Awards (Student and Staff, Teaching and Representation). These awards recognise the many excellent University staff members and dedicated students we have here at the University of Plymouth. Highlighting the people that go the extra mile and make a difference.

Staff wishing to nominate can email their nomination to stating the name and email of the nominee, which category the nomination is for and the reason for the nomination.

Nominations Guidance
What are the SSTAR Awards? An introduction from VP Education, Charlie Atkinson

Awards for Staff

Creative Teacher of the Year

This Award is given to someone who thinks outside the box when delivering the curriculum by incorporating a number of different teaching methods, effectively engages students and keeps them interested in what is being taught.

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Inspirational Teacher of the Year

Awarded to University of Plymouth staff member who shows passion and enthusiasm for teaching and inspires their students to be the best they can be.

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Mel Joyner Award for Championing Equality and Diversity

Awarded to an individual or individuals who really put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of everything that they do.

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Most Dedicated Dissertation/Project Supervisor of the Year

Completing a large project or a dissertation can be one of the biggest sources of stress for a student, the Award for the Most Dedicated Dissertation/Project Supervisor goes to a member of staff who has been by your side to support and guide you throughout.

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Personal Tutor of the Year

The Outstanding Personal Tutor Award recognises those Personal Tutors who make time for you and treat you as an individual, show willingness to listen, advocate your needs, champion and inspire and make a real difference to your University experience.

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Placement Support of the Year

The Placement Support Award is awarded to someone who has made a significant positive impact on your placement. This can be either a year out placement, part of your course, an internship, or summer placement.

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Postgraduate Supervisor of the Year

This award goes to a Postgraduate supervisor to recognize their contribution to your academic experience.

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Programme Leader of the Year

This award is for a Programme Lead who has made a recognisable difference to your experience within your Programme.

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Support Staff of the Year

Supporting students throughout their time at University can make a world of difference. The One in a Million Support Staff Award recognises those members of support staff who, in any shape or form, aid students to make their lives and their student experience better.

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Big Thank You

The Big Thank You Award is given to anyone that makes your day that little bit better, it could be any individual member of staff, staff team or a student that enhances your experience at the University of Plymouth. No matter what they do, why not say thank you by nominating them for this award.

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Awards for Students

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SSTAR Awards 2021