The AwardsRecognise the huge effort made by themany individuals who run student societiesacross Ireland.National benchmark for societies &individualsLarge College = >7,500Small College = <7,500
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NominationsAll member colleges of BICS are entitled to nominateindividuals or societies from their college College Event Individual Most Improved New Society Civic Contribution Fresher Online Presence PosterUp to each college to devise nomination process
Prior to the Awards Register nomination (Eventbrite) 5th April Friday Online Application Form 9th April Tuesday Portfolio 10th April Wednesday Must attend interview 11th April Thursday
Application Form Separate form per category Marking scheme adjusted to suit the categoryNB. Read the Nominee Booklet
Portfolios1 portfolioAny formVisual descriptionWhatever format you choose it is the contentwhich is very important.Back up material for your application.
BICS AwardsYou must attend an interview.Maximum of four people permitted to attendeach interviewOpportunityThey are not there tocatch you out!
Who are the Adjudicators3 per panelWorked directly withstudents or involved with student activitiesThey are not there to catch you out!
Assessing NominationsBest Individual Roles and achievements – 10 marks Events – 10 marks Your contribution this year – 20 marks Your contribution previous year – 10 marks Difficulties overcome – 10 marks Team work & motivating others – 15 marks Why peers – 5 marks Overall impression – 10 marks Portfolio – 10 marks