Nominate a student for the Chancellor's Medal 2020

Students at graduation

Do you know a final year undergrad, postgrad completing their programme of study/research or a recent graduate of the University who has gone above and beyond in their studies?

All members of the University are invited to consider making a nomination for the Chancellor's Medal, given in recognition of the outstanding attainment of an individual student in academic, sporting or other personal achievements.

Download nomination form, Word (25.2KB)

Nomination forms should be completed and returned by Friday 27 March 2020 to:

Wendy Gautrey

0114 2221301

Student Administration Service, Level 6, Students’ Union, S10 2TG

The Chancellor's Medal

The award was funded by the University’s sixth Chancellor, Lord Dainton of Hallam Moors, who held office from 1978 - 1997. The medal is cast in silver to an original design by Lord Dainton and is presented to the recipient at a degree congregation.

A final decision on the award will be made by the President and Vice Chancellor, on behalf of the Chancellor, on recommendation from the Vice-Presidents and Heads of Faculty.

Previous winners include:

A School of Health and Related Research student who undertook the extraordinary work on humanitarian grounds before and after the earthquake in Nepal in April 2015, a country with which the University has strong links

A student in the School of Clinical Dentistry, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University of Sheffield and to the wider community of Sheffield promoting widening participation, supporting others towards a career in Dentistry and raising awareness of mouth cancer

A Biology student who made outstanding achievements with regards to her University experience and academic success whilst forging an incredibly successful career in the field of international trampolining

An Occupational Psychology student in recognition of her outstanding achievements with regards to empowering and improving the local and global community

A Politics student who worked as an advocate for citizenship education and civic participation in governmental, higher education and parliamentary circles.