Before you nominate

Make sure you read the following guidelines before completing your nomination.

Who can I nominate?

  • Only UPP colleagues or teams can be nominated for an award.
  • You are not allowed to nominate yourself for an individual award, but you can nominate a team of which you are a part.
  • ELT, board members and Josie Kiernan, project manager for the UPP Awards, cannot be nominated

Individual awards

Individual colleagues can be entered into every category apart from Outstanding team


Teams of up to 20 people can be nominated for one of the awards listed below:

Partnership, Innovation, Community, Responsibility and Sustainability, Student Experience, Wellbeing, Inspiring and Leading, Unsung Hero and Outstanding Teamwork

A team could consist of colleagues who work together most days such as cleaning, maintenance, administration or other functional teams. It could also consist of interdepartmental or project teams working together for a defined period of time.

A list of the awards categories can be found here.

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