Award categories

Star imageOne Team Award

One award for a team which, by the way they work together, is exceptional in the way it demonstrates the Sheffield Professional values and behaviours. Specifically, members create a working environment based on mutual respect, trust and team spirit. They are supportive of each other, collaborative, have fun together and celebrate their successes.

Star imageBuilding Trust - Effective Communicator Award

One award for an individual who is exceptional in their communications, considering others' needs, communicating in a straightforward and appropriate way, is open and honest, a good listener, and is also prepared to challenge and be challenged.

Star imageProfessional Student Collaborator of the Year Award

One award for an individual nominated both by staff colleagues and also by students. The recipient of this award will demonstrate how they are exceptional in the way they model the Sheffield Professional values and behaviours in working collaboratively with our student stakeholders.

Star imagePlaying Our Part - Valuing Everyone's Contribution Award

Six winners will be chosen for this award, one from each of the five faculties and Professional Services.

This award recognises staff who are exceptional in the way they care about doing the right thing for students and colleagues, valuing everyone's contribution. They strive to be the best they can be, creating opportunities for everyone, embracing and welcoming diversity, and take personal responsibility in all they do.

Star imageCreating Knowledge Award

Six winners will be chosen for this award, one from each of the five faculties and Professional Services.

This award recognises exceptional contribution to creating world-class teaching and research. The winners will be committed to developing their knowledge and skills, are imaginative, inspired by working in excellence, open to new ideas and keen to learn and share knowledge.

Star imageProfessional Staff Member of the Year Award

Six winners will be chosen for this award, one from each of the five faculties and Professional Services.

This is a holistic award, which will take into account all areas of a person's role and responsibilities and how their approach to work demonstrates their commitment to all the Sheffield Professional values and behaviours.