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Student Employee of the Year Awards (SEOTY)

The philosophy of the Student Employee Of The Year (SEOTY) competition is to recognise student employees who combine study with part-time or temporary work.

We are proud to announce the 2021 Awards are open for nominations

Please nominate your 2021 Student Employee of the Year

How to get Nominated for the 2021 Student Employee of the Year Awards

 The philosophy of the Student Employee Of The Year (SEOTY) competition is to recognise student employees who combine study with part-time or temporary work. Applications are now open until 17th April and your employer can nominate you in one of the following categories:

Business Impact - student has improved commerce or commercial viability or business processes

Leadership - student has demonstrated leadership qualities

Community - student has improved community engagement or similar

Innovation - student has successfully brought a new idea to the working environment

As your employer may not know about the awards, please ask them to nominate by sharing the following link https://www.exeter.ac.uk/careers/employment-services/recruit/casual-work/studentemployeeoftheyear/ or we can invite them to participate if you send us your name, details on your role and their contact details to casual@exeter.ac.uk .

After the closing date, a panel will convene to review all the applications, which will be scored separately and then the winners will be announced at the Awards event on the 20th May.

 

Employer Wall of Fame 2020

The 2020 winning nominations were from:

  • Amyas Ltd t/a Cooks - Chartered Accountants
  • New look, and
  • Devon Doctors

Amyas Ltd t/a Cooks - Chartered Accountants

Hatless Studios

Restore Support Network

Apollo

Holland and Barrett

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Aston Language Centre

IKEA UK & IE

Screwfix

Baker Cursos

Isca School of English

Sustainable Footprints

Berry Recruitment

Jd sports plc Exeter

Taylor Wimpey Exeter

Devon Doctors

Legacy Leisure

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Empiric Hello student student accommodation

Lush Cosmetics

The Terrace

Erlam Ltd

New look

Turtle Bay

Findlay Web Tech

Norman Rourke Pryme

University of Exeter

Franco Manca

Nurse Plus

University of Law

Gotoco - Summer in China

Pret a Manger

UoE Global Opportunities

Hangloose at Eden

Pursuit of Hoppiness Exeter

Yo!

 

2020 Student Employee of the year Awards

 

And our 2020 winner: Alexander Griffiths

‌Read Alexander's AG WInning Nomination for his work at Devon Doctors and the SEOTY 2020 Nominees.

 

2019  Student Employee of the year Awards

2018 Annual Celebration of Student Staff took place in the Career Zone, The Forum in May 2018. 

  • For a visual guide take a look at the  SEOTY 2018 Gallery https://www.flickr.com/gp/165180957@N06/8aS7oa  for photos from the celebration event. Well done to all SEOTY nominees and winners.
  • A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the competition and nominated a student staff member or employer!
  • Thank you our Sponsors: Comptoir Libanais, Puerto Lounge and The Canopy.

2017 Annual Celebration of Student Staff took place in the Career Zone, The Forum in May 2017. 

  • For a visual guide take a look at the  SEOTY 2017 Gallery https://flic.kr/s/aHsm1u4P6z  for photos from the celebration event. Well done to all SEOTY nominees and winners.
  • A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the competition and nominated a student staff member or employer!
  • Thank you to Amy McCarthy, a SW Glass Artist for providing recycled glass gifts for the event.

2016 Annual Celebration of Student Staff took place in the Career Zone, The Forum on the 16 May 2016. 

  • For a visual guide take a look at the  SEOTY 2016 Gallery for photos from the celebration event.
  • A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the competition and nominated a student staff member or employer!
  • Thank you to Amy McCarthy, a SW Glass Artist for providing recycled glass gifts for the event.

 The 2015 Annual Celebration of Student Staff took place in the Career Zone, The Forum on the 23 May 2015. 

  • The full 2015 SEOTY results breakdown is available with names of all student and staff nominees at the University of Exeter and lists of our winners and runners up.
  • For a visual guide take a look at the  SEOTY 2015 Gallery for photos from the celebration event.
  • A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the competition and nominated a student staff member or employer!
  • Thank you to Amy McCarthy, a SW Glass Artist for providing recycled glass gifts for the event.

The 2014 Annual Celebration of Student Staff took place in the Career Zone, The Forum on the 22 May 2014. 

  • Exeter had 87 nominations in 2014. Over 150 students were nominated as an exceptional employee in team and individual categories.
  • Please see the 2014 Nominations and Winners‌ for a full breakdown and SEOTY 2014 Gallery for phots from the event.
  • A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the competition and nominated a student staff member or employer!
  • Thank you to our sponsors Luscombe and Portlebay for providing gifts for the event.

The 2013 Annual Celebration of Student Staff took place in the Career Zone, The Forum on the 15th May 2013.

  • Exeter had 77 nominations in 2013. Over 100 students were nominated altogether.
  • See the Student Employee Nominations and Winners 2013‌ for a full breakdown.
  • A huge thank you to everyone who took part in the competition and nominated a student staff member or employer!
  • Thank you to our sponsors Luscombe for providing gifts for the event.

If you would like to discuss getting involved in SEOTY please contact: J.C.Hardwick@exeter.ac.uk

Having this award on my CV was a great talking point in interviews, with employers often curious to know more. It was a great opportunity to be able showcase the time and effort put in to working part time whilst completing my degree.

Will Peshall, 3rd year Geography 2015

I have a huge respect for all students who work alongside their degree. Your university years can be very busy, full of degree, socialising with friends all on top of looking after yourself. To those who have a job as well as all this is something to be really proud of. Many congratulations to those who have been shortlisted, it’s so exciting to be rewarded for all the hard work you have put in- well done!

Rosie McDonagh, Vice-President Activities, University of Exeter Students' Guild 2019