Birkbeck Students' Union holds its Colours & Honours ceremony each year in the Spring term.
This is a prestigious ceremony where the Students' Union honours and celebrates Birkbeck students and staff for their contributions to the Birkbeck Community, from clubs and societies to teaching excellence, and this upcoming Colours and Honours ceremony is an important opportunity for our members to show appreciation to the students and staff members that support us through our time at Birkbeck. Every year Birkbeck students submit many nominations of students and staff that they felt have gone the extra mile to make the Birkbeck Community great, and we encourage all Birkbeck students to nominate someone from the Birkbeck Community for an award!
The Colours of the Students' Union
The following four awards are bestowed upon members of the Birkbeck community for their
The recipient of the Half Colour will have made a positive contribution to the general life of the Students' Union or the College in at least one area of activity over the course of the academic year.
Half Colours (Services to Teaching Excellence)
This award is specifically for College staff.
Whether it's a lecturer who inspires and engages you through their innovative approach to education, a lab technician or programme administrator who helps to make your time at Birkbeck, University of London great, a staff member whose guidance and concern for your welfare has been exceptional, or a supervisor who has gone the extra mile to help you reach your full potential, we want to hear from you!
The recipient of the Colour will repeatedly, through consistent dedication and achievements, over the course of the year, have made a significant contribution to the life of the Students' Union or the College.
This award is to reward those who have devoted an enormous amount of their time over the past academic year and displayed continuous outstanding achievement across the spectrum to the Students' Union and College activities.
Nominations are not yet open.
Deadline for nominations
Eligibility for nominations and nominees
All nominations submitted before the deadline will be reviewed by the Students' Union Executive Committee or its nominated committee for review to accept nominations for awards.
Previous Colours and Honours