Whilst the Guild may be closed, we couldn’t end the year without celebrating the achievements of our members.

After giving the ceremony a little digital make-over; we raised a quarantini and a boujee burrito canape to our amazing societies, individuals who embody the guild values, inspiring course groups and students who have gone above and beyond.

Thank you for joining us for our very first virtual Guild Awards.

See the full winners list below:

Missed the ceremony? Catch-up on our Instagram Highlights here.

Tobias has shown a real commitment to LGBT+ issues, taking an active role in Trans Day of Remembrance, Informative Identity Talks, the Swap Shop and has worked alongside various Guild departments to ensure LGBT+ issues are represented. They have made great strides in bringing LGBT+ issues to the forefront and making a positive impact on campus.”

The society has shown a real commitment to enriching the experience for young people across Merseyside. Members of the society regularly give up their time to volunteer at various Scouting and Guiding units across the region, have played a huge part in the University’s Science Jamboree and the Mersey Moot camp. They have made a real impact to on the whole of Merseyside!

As brand new society, only formed this time last year, they bring together postgraduate students across all departments at the University. Creating an exciting programme of regular events, as well as a popular wellbeing-boosting monthly coffee morning, Postgraduate society has made campus an exciting and welcoming place to be for our postgraduate students.”

Dance Society has shown a real dedication to fundraising for their chosen charities, raising over £1300 this year. Working tirelessly to put on events such as their annual danceathon, bake sales and donating ticket proceeds, the society has led the way in fundraising on campus. A special mention must go to Frankie, the Charity coordinator, who has definitely been busy this year”

“The joint winners of this award have shown dedication, compassion and ambition for their society. Within their roles of President and Social Secretary they have continually supported their members, made everyone feel welcome and have gone above and beyond. They both undoubtedly embody the Guild Values and are a credit to the Guild.”

They has organised a range of inclusive events for its residents, accommodating students from around the world and giving them an opportunity to get involved with student life. The committee’s kind nature pays attention to the students’ lives around them, being aware and understanding that it’s not always easy. The committee has gone out of their way to enhance the student experience of its residents

“Liverpool Guild Student Media, the first recipient of New Society of the Year, has made a massive impact on campus and beyond since its launch in summer of 2019. With over 180 paid members, over 130 published articles and hours of radio, podcast and TV videos they have shown us a real masterclass in student journalism. Their coverage of Student Officer Elections working closely with the Guild, their round the clock coverage of the General Election and city wide content for the arts has cemented them as the “go-to” student media hub on campus.”

“Gaming Society has created a real community between its members, through weekly meet-ups, trips to Liverpool’s new arcades and venues and inclusive socials the committee listens to its members and builds on their feedback. Growing substantially over the past two years the society now boasts over 200 members. Their 14-hour charity live stream for CLIC Sargent raised almost £2000 to help provide video games to help young people who have been diagnosed with cancer. This unique fundraising opportunity, saw the society collaborate with a host of Guild societies to create an innovative event that transformed the Mountford Hall and made a massive positive impact – they should be really proud of all of their work this year.”

George is a is a dedicated Green Guild volunteer and shown a real commitment to green initiatives on campus. Using his platform on the Geography society committee, he has supported the Guild’s green events such as the Swap Shop, Green Fingers and Give it a Go sessions. Their efforts within on campus gardening sessions, and the swap shop have not gone unnoticed, keep up the amazing work and showing us all how to go green!

Mengyu has shown great passion and responsibility within their role as Course Rep. They carefully observe various problems student may encounter and prioritises asking students about their ideas. They are innovative in collecting student feedback and promoting an efficient communication channel between teachers and their students. They always treat others with kindness and is an asset to the Course Rep network.”

“Abdalla has proven himself as a dedicated Course Rep, he is always there to help students across different year groups and schools. They are a good listener, always helpful and utilises their excellent communication skills to tackle issues and resolves problems. Their course is very lucky to have them."

“Anthony is a passionate, enthusiastic and diligent advocate for his cohort, working tirelessly in represent their course mates. Not afraid of a challenge, they have made a real difference to the medical school, using student feedback to influence large scale changes that may have benefited from. They go above and beyond, is always ready with a cup of tea for a chat and so many students are grateful for their efforts.”