UTMSU Awards

UTMSU Awards

All UTMSU recognized clubs may nominate their group for up to three (3) club awards. In order to nominate the club, please e-mail the Clubs Coordinator (campus.groups@utmsu.caand VP Campus Life (vpcampuslife@utmsu.ca) with a short paragraph (max 150 words) detailing your eligibility for the award. Pictures, videos, links, etc. may also be attached to support your eligibility. 

Exception: The Club of the Year Award requires no nomination as all UTMSU-recognized clubs are automatically eligible to receive the award.

Award Description
Charity Club of the Year A charity club that promotes awareness and a chosen local or global issue within the UTM community and work dynamically to encourage support from the community through diverse methods – events, fundraisers, tabling etc.
Club of the Year This club comprehensively embodies the core values of the Ministry of Student Life such as equity, energy, education, and entertainment. The UTMSU, the VP Campus Life, its own members UTM student community on the whole as lively and impactful accept this club. This club is a source of refreshing and unique ideas that have been successfully implanted throughout the year. This club strives to collaborate with other clubs and internal and/ or external organizations. This club promotes unity yet appreciates diversity. This club is inclusive and equitable. This club loyally supports UTMSU campaigns and activities. This club is a proven ambassador of UTM school spirit.
Cultural Club of the Year A cultural club that actively embraces their culture in reaching out to all members at UTM. This club actively holds events to promote their culture within the UTM campus and encourages new members while effectively connecting existing members to the culture and to each other.
Excellence Club of the Year This club that has taken the extra effort to instigate a fresh, unique initiative on campus that has affected a positive change within the UTM community and in some cases, even beyond. This club has essentially started a welcomed tradition on campus.
Green Award This group has taken the extra effort to instigate environmentally friendly, clean and innovative initiatives on campus that has affected a positive change within the community environment. This club has essentially worked as an example and leaders of the green initiative improving the environment
Most Collaborative Club of the Year A club that makes a proven effort to collaborate with various clubs and other internal or external organizations. This club lends a helping hand when needed and strives to encourage unity on the UTM campus.
Most Coordinated Club of the Year A generally very organized club in all its endeavors. This club planned and executed its events effectively and efficiently. This club is diligent and timely in submitting forms, proposals and other necessary club documents
Most Improved Club of the Year A recognized club that has improved tremendously to exhibit exemplary deeds within and beyond the UTM campus community. This club is widely active, organized, impactful and known by the UTM community
Recreational Club of the Year A recreational club that provides an effective outlet for its members to have fun, unwind and destress. This club keeps its members interested and entertained on a consistent basis.
Religious Excellence Award A faith based club that actively embraces their faith in reaching out to all UTM students. This club actively holds events to encourage new members and strengthen the faith of old members. This club is inclusive and equitable.
Rookie Clubs of the Year A newly recognized club that exhibits exemplary deeds within and beyond the UTM campus community. This club is widely active, organized, impactful and known by the UTM community.
Social Justice Award An activist group that promotes awareness and a chosen social justice issue within the UTM community and work dynamically to encourage support from the community through diverse methods – events, fundraisers, tabling etc.
Sports Club of the Year A sports club that provides an effective outlet for its members to express their love and appreciation for the sport. This club holds regular games open to all that are interested.
UTM Spirit Club of the Year The UTM Spirit Club is given to a club that embodies UTM school spirit around and offcampus. This club actively encourages student participation on campus through innovative and creative means.
UTMSU Collaboration Award A group that exemplifies community building and teamwork through the UTMSU Collaboration Program. This group partnered alongside UTMSU and other groups on multiple occasions to improve the community and encourages unity on the UTM campus