LSESU Award for Excellent Welfare and Pastoral Support

  • Understands the pressures that LSE students face at University
  • Is knowledgeable about the support services and welfare provisions that they can signpost you to
  • Cares about your personal wellbeing?
  • Offers appropriate and valuable support
  • Provides a consistent point of contact for you throughout your time at LSE

LSESU Award for Mentoring and Personal Development

  • Helps you to utilise skills you learn in your degree to reach your full potential
  • Adds value to your prospects by extending and developing your skillset
  • Encourages you to excel professionally
  • Adds value to your LSE experience
  • Shares networks and academic opportunities with you where appropriate

LSESU Award for Sharing Subject Knowledge

  • Facilitates engaging debates and dialogue
  • Offers course materials which are diverse and inclusive
  • Takes the time to make sure the subject matter is completely understood
  • Has a positive and encouraging approach to teaching and learning

LSESU Award for Excellent Feedback and Communication

  • Provides constructive and relevant feedback in a timely manner
  • Provides comments to help you build on previous success and to make future improvements
  • Is approachable and responsive to students
  • Uses innovative methods in communicating and delivering feedback
  • Encourages your continuing academic development

LSESU Award for PhD Supervision

  • Your PhD Supervisor considers you to be their intellectual equal
  • They are personally invested in the success and outcomes of your research
  • They acknowledge the value that you bring to the LSE academic community
  • Your Supervisor equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to successfully carry out your work
  • They share networks and academic opportunities with you where appropriate
  • They encourage you to explore new and different ideas to their own

LSESU Award for Masters Supervision

  • Your Supervisor considers you to be their intellectual equal
  • They are personally invested in the success and outcomes of your research
  • They acknowledge the value that you bring to the LSE academic community
  • Your Supervisor equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to successfully carry out your work
  • They share networks and academic opportunities with you where appropriate
  • They encourage you to explore new and different ideas to their own

LSESU Award for Innovative Teaching

  • Is willing to go beyond the traditional model and methods of teaching delivery to ensure the subject matter is understood
  • Provides different and exciting perspectives on the curriculum or subject
  • Seamlessly incorporates technology into their teaching practices
  • Brings cutting edge research to their teaching

LSESU Award for Inspirational Teaching

  • Is charismatic and personable
  • Has a comprehensive knowledge of their subject area
  • Challenges existing theories and offers new perspectives
  • Drives you to further your knowledge and understanding of the subject area
  • Encourages you to apply the principles of the subject area within the wider world

LSESU Award for Departmental Excellence

  • Is brilliantly organised and has great administrative support
  • Engages and interacts effectively, fostering a great departmental community
  • Listens and acts upon student feedback
  • Has excellent welfare and pastoral support services
  • Puts diversity and inclusion at the heart of everything they do

LSESU Award for Student Representation

  • Well-known amongst their cohort, where students feel comfortable giving feedback
  • Goes out of their way to support their peers and to gather representative feedback
  • Attends SSLC meetings and works with departments to close the feedback loop
  • Problem solves and seeks innovative solutions to problems

LSESU Award for Professional Services Staff

  • Is brilliantly organised and offers great administrative support
  • Continuously works to develop and enhance the student experience
  • Listens and acts upon student feedback
  • Engages with students to offer advice and support

LSESU Award for Student Partnership

  • They encourage you to be a co-creator of your educational experience by recognising and valuing your contributions to academic discussion; giving you opportunities to conduct research; or facilitating the sharing of your knowledge with your peers
  • They ask about your experience of the class and adapt the content and/or delivery of their teaching in response to your feedback
  • They help to build learning communities which promote a sense of belonging and wellbeing
  • They create an inclusive environment in the classroom by ensuring that a wide range of student voices are heard

Nominees do not have to hit all the criteria. Try to use examples to describe your nominee.