Sheffield Students’ Union have picked up four nominations for the annual NUS awards on July 4.
The Students’ Union has been nominated for Higher Education Students’ Union of the Year, and the Union’s Forge Media, has been nominated for Best Student Media.
This is the third time Forge Media has been nominated in this category, and once again Sheffield students have been nominated for Student Journalist of the Year.
Nicholas Carding and David Parker, both former news editors at Forge Press have swiped two of the three nominations for the award, which honours outstanding work in student journalism.
Matt Burgess, former editor of Forge Press said: “The work David and Nick have done this year has been of the highest quality and the nominations are a thoroughly deserved accolade that reflects their commitment and passion for student journalism.
“The work done by them and everyone involved with the newspaper has made it one of the best student newspapers in the country.”
The Students’ Union and Forge Media will attend the awards ceremony on July 4 to discover if they have won the acclaimed awards, last year won by Northumbria Students’ Union and the National and London Student Journalism Support Networks.
Forge Media is the only one of this year’s nominees that converges four media forms: Forge TV, Forge Radio, Forge Press and Forge Online.