Social Responsibility


Who can enter?

All staff and students who are currently working or studying at the University of Manchester are eligible to enter or nominate in all categories.

  • Recent alumni can enter the Outstanding Contribution to Social Enterprise and the Volunteer of the Year categories and external partners can enter the Public and Community Engagement category.
  • Nominations are welcome from partners or colleagues outside of the University however they must be for a current member of staff or current student.
  • Alumni can be entered for the Volunteer of the Award
  • Staff and students can nominate external people in the Inspiring Communities category.
  • You can apply yourself or nominate someone else.

The 2018 Awards will be open for entries on 30 Novemeber 2017 with a deadline for entries of 22 January 2018.

What happens to entries?

All entries are assessed by a judging panel. Winning and shortlisted entries are profiled on the University website and at a special awards ceremony in Whitworth Hall, hosted by the President and Vice-Chancellor on 1 May 2018.

How to apply?

Simply download and complete the application form and return it to socialresponsibility@manchester.ac.uk by 22 January 2018.

You can enter in more than one category.

Please note that by submitting an application form you are agreeing for any information about your initiative to be used by the University in publicity materials.

Full guidelines can be found on our Terms and Conditions page.

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