Last Friday the 2019 edition of the USASA Club Awards night took place at Adelaide Oval.
The University of South Australia has an extensive club culture, with 5,700 students participating across 94 clubs representing a wide range of interests and activities.
The event, which was attended by over 120 people, was MCed by Daniel Randell, USASA Chief Executive Office, acknowledged the commitment and hard work of the universities 514 club executives.
The major award for Club of the Year (supported by the Business School) was presented to the Women in STEM club while the Health Management Society was the recipient of the New Club of the Year prize (supported by the SEU).
The Club Event of the Year (supported by Olympic Party Hire) was awarded to Showpony Open Mic while the Education Social Club took out the Best Marketing Campaign award for their Magic Booze Bus pub crawl (also supported by Olympic Party Hire).
Other winners included the Student Sustainability Collective who won the Best Club Merch award for their sustainable notebook (supported by the Australian Embroidery Screen Print and Sublimation) and the UniSA Toastmasters Club who were awarded the Janet Henrie Golden Calculator Award.
The People’s Choice award, chosen by a popular vote of other club executives, was presented to the University of South Australia Rainbow Club.
Clubs are a vital part of university life and UniSA has a wide variety from which students can select to maximise their university experience.
Words by Ryan Colsey.