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York University Students Celebrated for Volunteering

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2:21pm 8th July 2014

A special celebration at the University of York marked the extra-curricular achievements of final year students who have contributed to the University and wider York community.

The Careers Awards: Class of 2014 honoured York students who have taken part in a wide range of volunteering, community, enterprise or York Award activities.

Organised by the Careers team, the awards included:

  • The Shepherd Group Awards for Student Volunteering. These recognise the hard work of University of York students in three categories – Commitment, Impact and Innovation.  
  • Business and Enterprise awards for outstanding contributions in the categories of Student Internship Bureau term-time project and Student Enterprise.
  • York Awards for contributions to the arts, student societies, business and enterprise, and community, plus a special York Award of the Year.

Representatives from the Shepherd Group and other organisations that provide opportunities and support students attended the celebration at the Ron Cooke Hub. Prizes were provided by the York Society Trust and awarded by the University’s Director of Careers Liz Smith.

Liz Smith said: “The Careers Awards are a great opportunity for us and the wider University to recognise the fantastic extra-curricular achievements of our students.”

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