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Student Engagement & Communications Award

Student Engagement & Communications Award

This award recognises the Irish-based third level institution, technical training college or organisation that has developed and put into practice the most efficient and successful student engagement and communications structure.


Entry is by a five A4 page submission. The judges will be looking for clear information, backed up by facts, that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below:


  • Background: Please outline the size and nature of your organisation and the academic and professional qualification of staff members.

  • Team: Please give details of any persons involved in any engagement or communications teams. Include their positions and roles within the organisation.

  • Structure: Outline how your student engagement and communications structure operates. Is there a walk-in service? Are there online facilities?

  • Overcoming the COVID-19 crisis: outline the challenges your organisation has faced since the COVID-19 pandemic began, how this affected your student engagement and communications structure, and how you demonstrated initiative, creativity, and leadership to overcome them.

  • Development: Outline any future development plans for the student engagement and communications structure. This can include any future investments or intentions to expand the structure.

  • Strategy: What is your student engagement and communications strategy? What makes it operate smoothly and efficiently? Why do you feel the service you provide stands out?

  1. Visit our 'How to Enter' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide. CLICK HERE.

  2. Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

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