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Student Awards 2021 - Winners Announced

by Adam Crowther | Apr 24, 2021

Thank you to everyone who tuned into our Student Awards 2021 show. You can catch the full YouTube show back in full by clicking here or alternatively you can access the footage via google drive by clicking here.

Please see our list of Award winners below:



Student Awards 2021 - Winners List


Sports Clubs Category

Sports Coach of the year - John Sullivan

Sports Participation Award - Dorothea Hauss


Societies Category

Society of the Year - Music Society 

Best New Society - Marketing Society

Most Improved Society of the Year - Sustainability Society

Societies Committee of the Year - Psychology Society

Societies Event of the Year - All by Myself (Drama Society)

Social Media Account of the Year - Language Exchange Society & Humans of DBS


Student Success Category

Class Rep of the year  - Shauna Kelly (Business) & Carina Michelle Kaufmann (Psychology)

Student Volunteer of the year - Clare O’Beara (Journalism)

Peer Mentor Of the Year - Aminat Ajagbe (Information Systems with Computing) & Argie Byrne (Human Resource Management)

Student Project of the Year - Merry Quizmas Event - Event Management Students (Emma Olohan)

Photo of the Year - Santa Splash 2021 at the Forty Foot

Legend of the Year - Marcello Fidelis


Zoom Awards 2021

Zoom Moment of the Year - Alan Jenkinson - Teletubby Dance to WAP

Worst WIFI of the Year - Simon Ireland

Zoom Background of the Year - Kesya and Iona Quinn - Molly Malone Background

Zoom Pet Appearance of the Year - Clare O'Beara & her cat - Coral 

Best Dressed on Zoom - Deaglan Page

Friday Night Event of the Year - SU Bingo Loko- Student Life Team


Making a Difference Category

Culture and Diversity Award - Diwali Festival 2020 - Kesya Rodrigues da Silva & Iris Pebredo with the DESI Society

Raise & Give Award - Movember Campaign 2020 - RAG Society

Best Mental Health Initiative Award - Round Table Talk Series on Mental Health - SU Welfare

Student Engagement Award - DBS SU Weekly Instagram Live’s - Conor Rubalcava’s 


Above & Beyond Category

Lecturer of the Year - Niamh Cullen & Pete Cassidy

College Event of the Year - Mind Yourself (Pieta House) - Project Management Students

SU Personality of the Year - Iona Quinn & Kesya Rodrigues da Silva 

Student of the Year - Michaela Ipek

Staff Personality of the Year - Sarah Sharkey & Rita Day

Outstanding Service Award 2021 - Conor Rubalcava