From outstanding athletes to incredible institutions, BUCS Awards celebrate the achievements across each season

Every year, our Awards celebrate the successes across each season. Following a nomination and selection process, winners of each award are revealed in July.

2021 Awards

Special Recognition Award
Megan Ashford - Sheffield Hallam University
Daniel Mutia - University of Edinburgh
Diana Dakik - University of Surrey
Fran Williams - University of Birmingham
Libby Bonis - University of East Anglia

Club Charity Initiative
University of Nottingham Football Club

Institution Charity Initiative  
University of Hull - Lymphoma Action

Digital Engagement Award  
King's College London

Inspirational Committee Award
University of Nottingham - Women's Rugby Club

Inspirational Coach Award  
Luke Gunn - University of Birmingham

Unsung Hero 
Steve Harris - University of Birmingham

COVID Student Hero
Angus Bradley - University of Nottingham 

COVID Alumni Hero
Elizabeth Tallett (nee Symons) - University of Nottingham
Dr Polly Swann - University of Edinburgh

Diversity and Inclusion Award 
Pride in UEA Sport - University of East Anglia

AD Munrow Award 
George Gandy - Loughborough University

Dan Porter Award 
Oscar Ukwizagira - University of Edinburgh

Sportsman of the Year
Barnaby Halliwell - Durham University

Sportswoman of the Year
Savannah Marshall - Teesside University

2020 Winners

BUCS Sportsman of the Year - Duncan Scott (University of Stirling)

BUCS Sportswoman of the Year - Esme Burge (University of Nottingham)

Team of the Year - Track Cycling (University of Nottingham)

Club of the Year - Hare and Hounds (University of Edinburgh)

Student Volunteer of the Year - Pete Boyes (University of Nottingham)

Unsung Hero - Michael Webster (University of Edinburgh)

Higher Education Sport Champion - Dave Rowlands (Leeds Becket University)

A.D. Munrow Award - Zena Wooldridge (University of Birmingham)

Dan Porter Memorial Award - Alex Petter (University of Cambridge) and Ellie Wolfe (University of Edinburgh)

Participation Programme of the Year - King's College London

Diversity and Inclusion Award - University of Leicester

Digital Engagement Award - University of Nottingham

Workforce Programme of the Year - University of East Anglia

2019 Winners

Chris Potter Bursary - Hugh Braidwood (University of Edinburgh)

Student Volunteer of the Year - Aymun Khan (University of Nottingham)

BUCS Unsung Hero - Bryn Clark (University of Hertfordshire)

Most Improved University - Swansea University

BUCS Sportsman of the Year - Duncan Scott (University of Stirling)

BUCS Sportswoman of the Year - Hayley Mills (University of Nottingham)

Team of the Year - Men's Waterpolo (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Club of the Year - Women's Rugby Union (Lancaster University)

Dan Porter Memorial Award - Claudia Burrough (St Mary's University)

BUCS Staff Award - Jenny Morris (BUCS Head of Sport Delivery and Performance)

#TakeAStand Award - University of Leicester

Profile and Influence Award - Cardiff Met TV (Cardiff Metropolitan University)

Participation Programme of the Year - Sports Participation Programmes (University of Nottingham)

Workforce Programme of the Year - University of Nottingham

Overall BUCS Winner - Loughborough University

2018 Winners

Chris Potter Bursary - Will Germany (University of Bath)

Student Volunteer of the Year - Jack Needham (Loughborough University)

BUCS Unsung Hero - Alasdair Matheson (Heriot-Watt University)

Most Improved University - University of Derby

BUCS Sportsman of the Year - Jonathan Davies (University of Birmingham)

BUCS Sportswoman of the Year - Anna Hopkins (University of Bath)

Team of the Year - Mixed Golf Team (University of Stirling)

Club of the Year - Archers Basketball (Cardiff Metropolitan University)

Dan Porter Memorial Award - Kerry Porter

BUCS Staff Award - Amy Seaman (BUCS Development Manager)

#TakeAStand Award - Reshaping Sport Campaign (University of Warwick) 

Participation Programme of the Year - Warwick Sport (University of Warwick)

Workforce Programme of the Year - Team Derby Workforce (Univeristy of Derby)

Overall BUCS Winner - Loughborough University

2017 Winners

Chris Potter Bursary - Emma Boucher (University of Portsmouth)

Student Volunteer of the Year - Jason Hui (University of Manchester)

BUCS Unsung Hero - Daniel Slater (University of Nottingham)

Most Improved University - Southampton Solent University 

BUCS Sportsman of the Year -  Lewis Oliva (Cardiff University)

BUCS Sportswoman of the Year - Lily Owsley (University of Birmingham)

Team of the Year - Men's Rowing 1st VIII (Oxford Brookes University)

Club of the Year - Women's Football Club (Royal Holloway)

#TakeAStand Award - University College London 

Participation Programme of the Year - UEActive (University of East Anglia) 

Workforce Programme of the Year - Student Development Programme (Northumbria University)

Overall BUCS Winner - Loughborough University 

2016 Winners

Chris Potter Bursary - James Findon (Kings College London)

Student Volunteer of the Year - Becky Grimwade (University of Sussex)

BUCS Unsung Hero - Jane Hodson (University of Chester)

Most Improved University - University of Stirling 

Marie Curie Champions League - Leeds Beckett University

BUCS Sportsman of the Year - Max Litchfield (Sheffield Hallam University)

BUCS Sportswoman of the Year - Poppy Leitch (University of Exeter)

Team of the Year - Women's Hockey 1st Team (University of Birmingham)

Club of the Year - Equestrian Club (University of Nottingham) 

#TakeAStand Award - University of York

Student Sport Leader of the Year - Katie Lomas (University of Bradford)

A.D. Munrow (Outstanding Contribution to Sport) - John Warnock

Overall BUCS Winner - Loughborough University

2015 Winners

Chris Potter Bursary - Megan Douglas (University of Nottingham)

Student Volunteer of the Year - Verity Postlethwaite (University of Birmingham)

BUCS Unsung Hero - Alex Reilly (Royal Holloway)

Most Improved University - Oxford Brookes University

Marie Curie Champions League Trophy (Keele University)

BUCS Sportsman of the Year - Mohamed El Shorbagy (The University of the West of England)

BUCS Sportswoman of the Year - Aimee Wilmott (University of East London)

Team of the Year - Women's Rugby Union (University of Gloucestershire) 

Club of the Year - Men's Rugby Union (University College London)

Overall BUCS Winner - Loughborough University

 

 

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