Awards 2018

The annual Scottish Student Sport Awards, recognizing the highest achieving athletes, coaches and volunteers in Scotland.


Nominations are invited for this year’s prestigious Scottish Student Sport Awards. This season, nominations will be collected via a new online portal. Prior to the portal’s opening on 16th March 2018, each institution will be sent their specific login details. If you experience any issues with using this new online system, please contact our Development & Competitions Assistant, Leah Davidson.

Please note, only one login will be created per institution.


Categories

This will be awarded to a male individual for outstanding sporting achievement at the highest level during the 2017-18 season. This can include international performances achieved between 22nd April 2017 and 20th April 2018.

This will be awarded to a female individual for outstanding sporting achievement at the highest level during the 2017-18 season. This can include international performances achieved between 22nd April 2017 and 20th April 2018.

This will be awarded to a team for outstanding sporting achievement at the highest level during the 2017-18 season. This can include international performances achieved between 22nd April 2017 and 20th April 2018.

This new award will be awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to student sport by coaching during the 2017-18 season. Good quality coaching; innovative ideas; dedication to the sport; and a drive to continually improve their own skills are features of an outstanding coach.

This will be awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to student sport during the 2017-18 year.  The contribution may be in many forms such as exceptional active or administrative services to a club, college, or university; as a faithful club servant, committee member, leader; officiating; coaching; or purely down to their love of sport. Volunteers purely in a coaching capacity should be nominated for the Coach of the Year award.

This will be awarded to a club that can demonstrate excellence in the 2017-18 season. Increasing memberships, upping participation, innovative projects, developing volunteers, promoting the role of officials; fundraising, community links and involvement in institution activity are just certain elements that would demonstrate excellence.

The Rob Macpherson Scottish Student Volunteer of the Year award will be selected by the SSS staff. This will be awarded to a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to our work over the course of the 2017-18 season.

Deadline for nominations is 20th April 2018.

Nominations will be considered by the Scottish Student Sport Competitions Committee and winners will be invited to receive their awards during the SSS Awards Dinner on Friday 15th June 2018.

2017 Award Winners

Club of the Year

University of Edinburgh Hockey Club

 Female Athlete of the Year

Laura Muir (Athletics) – University of Glasgow

Team of the Year


University of Stirling Golf Team

Male Athlete of the Year

Duncan Scott (Swimming) – University of Stirling

Coach of the Year

Ben Higson & Steve Tigg (Swimming) – University of Stirling

 Volunteer of the Year

Amber Main (Badminton) – Heriot-Watt University

Healthy Body Healthy Mind

Five Stars

University of Strathclyde
University of Glasgow

 Four Stars

West Lothian College
University of Stirling
University of Dundee
Dundee & Angus College
City of Glasgow College

Three Stars

University of the West of Scotland
Forth Valley College
Fife College

 Two Stars

University of Aberdeen
Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association
Edinburgh College

One Star

Heriot-Watt University