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Student Information Officer of the Year

Student Information Officer of the Year Awards

Nominations for the RCN Student Information Officer of the Year Awards 2018 will open on 1 November 2017.

Who can be nominated

This award is for RCN Student Information Officers (SIOs) who have made a difference at their university and shown outstanding commitment to the RCN and its members, especially student members. 

Your nominee may have:

  • established, or re-invigorated, a nursing society at their university
  • started a petition or campaign on a topical nursing or education issue
  • recruited RCN student members, or encouraged others to become more involved as SIOs
  • provided peer support to help other student nurses
  • organised an event that has benefited others on their course
  • raised money for a nursing or health care charity.
Members of the UK Students Committee are not eligible for nomination.

Who should nominate

You should think about nominating someone for an award if you:

  • are a student nurse and have been supported by an SIO
  • have benefited in some way from the efforts of an SIO
  • are a tutor or staff member at a university where an SIO has made a real difference to their fellow students
  • have been impressed by an active SIO within your RCN branch
  • have witnessed exceptional service and support by an SIO.

The prize

The shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an awards ceremony at Congress.

The prize for the winner is £500, while the commendee will receive £250.