Nominations for this year's awards have now closed

The annual Arts’ Award are an opportunity for you to say thanks to the staff members and course reps who have made a difference to your time at UAL. This is your chance to thank your tutors, lecturers, technical staff or support staff for all of their hard work and support, no matter how big or small. 

So what happens once I have nominated?... 

  • Staff who have been nominated will receive your anonymous comments. 

  • A panel made up of students and staff will decide on the winning nominations. 

  • The winners will be awarded a trophy at the Arts’ Awards Ceremony on 26th May  

Dates for the diary

Arts' Award Ceremony at LCF Rootstein Hopkins Centre (John Prince Street) - 26th May - more info to come on this soon.   

Categories and Criteria 

  1. Student Experience Award - Someone who has a positive impact on the students' experience by listening to students' feedback and acting on it, adjusting and improving accordingly.
  2. Outstanding Teaching Award - Someone who inspires students to develop their understanding and passion for their subject area. 
  3. Outstanding Technical/Operational Support Award - This person gives outstanding technical or operational support by working with students and staff, while fostering a sense of community in their college. 
  4. Diverse and Inclusive Education Award - For those who demonstrate their commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion through their practice.  decolonizing)  within their classroom. 
  5. Outstanding Online Learning and Teaching Award - This person rises to the challenges on online learning and teaching, using creative methods and practices to deliver an outstanding online experience.   
  6. Outstanding Post Graduate Supervisor Award - This person supports postgraduate students throughout their journey, including their personal and career development, as well as in research projects. This award is open to both PGT and  PGRE. 
  7. Students' Union Special Recognition Award- This award does not have an set criteria , and will be awarded to a member of staff, or team by the Sabbatical Officer team. 
  8. Internationalisation of the curriculum – This staff member or course team has brought in the most international perspectives into their curriculum, creating diverse content and discussions for the course.  
  9. Climate Change and Sustainability Award - This staff member or course team has put time into cultivating sustainable practice within course projects from conception to implementation.  
  10. Above and Beyond Award – This staff member or course team have supported students personal and professional growth by going above and beyond what is expected.
  11. Course Rep of the Year - This award is for a student in the course rep role who has provided incredible representation and impact to the student experience. Both staff and students can nominate one of our course reps for this award. 

Click here to read the nominations from last year and to hear what it meant to the winners. 


We will be joined by Showtime Photo Booth, the go to company for photo booth hire in Londonat this years awards for guests to enjoy their GIF memory making machine from 4.30pm - 7.30pm