AGH UST’s Erasmus Student Network projects received numerous awards

photo – private archive of scientists of ESN AGH

During the Annual General Meeting of local and national sections of the Erasmus Student Network, AGH UST’s Erasmus Student Network (ESN AGH) won a record number of  awards given in recognition of initiatives and projects implemented by the members of the organisation. 

ESN AGH has received the following awards and accolades: 

  • campaignSTAR (2nd place) – awarded in the Public Relations category for the ESN AGH recruitment campaign;
  • movieSTAR (2nd place) – awarded in the Public Relations category for the ABLE TO MOVie clip promoting the mobility of people with disabilities and presenting Kraków and AGH UST as places which are friendly for the disabled and which encourage student exchange;
  • fundraisingSTAR (3rd place) – awarded for promotion of voluntary service as the foundation of one’s future career; the HRproject event created by ESN AGH members promotes social activity among students;
  • ESNshowcaseSTAR (3rd place) – one of the key categories recognizing best practices and projects possible for implementation in the entire network. ESN AGH has been appreciated for promoting the values of voluntary work on the European labour market. This issue has been one of the main concepts behind the ESN International Development Plan.

ESN AGH is a student organisation whose members respect the ‘Students helping students’ principle when providing assistance for overseas visitors studying at AGH UST, which includes finding accommodation and organisation of integration, cultural and tourist events. Furthemore, ESN AGH supports international exchange initiatives, especially within the Erasmus programme, among students of our university.

Local and national sections are affiliated to the European Erasmus Student Network, whose Annual General Meeting is a major event held each year. The event attracts representatives from over 500 universities. During the meeting the participants elect members of the International Board and take part in voting sessions concerning current issues as well as future development of the Network.

The awards for initiatives and actions undertaken by national and regional sections were presented during the STARawards Gala which closed this year’s annual meeting.