student awards

Student Television Awards 2017

The awards recognise the best audiovisual work created by students at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Click here to see the list of nominees

Schedule for Friday 16 June:

1:00pm – Awards Registration and buffet lunch available

2.00pm – RTS Student Television Awards Ceremony starts

3.30pm – Awards Ceremony ends

3.30pm – 5.00pm - Drinks Reception

Please email Jamie O'Neill (joneill@rts.org.uk) to book your spaces at these Awards.

RTS London Student Awards 2016

This year's RTS London Student Awards Ceremony will be hosted by Ore Oduba, the rising star of sports broadcasting and a regular face on the UK’s leading morning news programme, BBC Breakfast,

Tickets are available for the nominees and their university staff, with 20 available on ballot for members to attend and network with the next generation of TV creatives.

RTS Scotland Student Television Awards 2020 - Launch Event

This event will be of interest to television and media students and lecturers who want to hear more about how to enter this prestigious competition.  Hear from some of the 2019 winners about their experience. The evening will also include an outline of the criteria, categories, entry procedures and timeframe for the forthcoming awards. Coming along to this event to ensure you submit your entry correctly is the first important step towards getting your hands on a coveted RTS Scotland trophy.

RTS Scotland Student Television Awards 2019

The Royal Television Society’s Scotland Centre, honored the winners of its 2019 Student Awards, sponsored by STV, at a glittering ceremony held at The Argyle Street Arches, Glasgow. The event was hosted by STV News entertainment reporter Laura Boyd and comedic double act Link & Lorne. As part of a new partnership we are delighted to have STV support the Scotland Student Awards by filming the event to broadcast edited highlights on the STV Player after the event.

RTS Devon & Cornwall celebrate young talent at Student Awards 2019

Sue Kenderdine, Simon Cohen and Laura Crane (Credit: Gavin McCrae)

Love Island star and social media influencer Laura Crane hosted the ceremony, which was held at the Jill Craigie Cinema, University of Plymouth, in late March. Crane, who is also a champion surfer, talked to the students about her life in the media. “People sometimes forget about us down here, but don’t! There are honestly so many incredible films. It’s mad to think that these people are just starting out,” she said.

Winners of RTS Republic of Ireland Student Awards announced

Alan Esslemont presenting the Short Form award to Jack Desmond and Philip Emo (Credit: George Adjaye)

The National Film School’s Éabha Bortolozza and Jack Kirwin took home the Animation award for their film about alcoholism, The Usual. “The composition and flow of the imagery is creative and demonstrates a high standard of animation direction,” said the judges.

Brendan McCallion and Frank O’Malley’s farm-set film, Backwater, won the Drama award and featured “a strong acting cast”, with “good scripting, detailed camera shots and set design [making] this a decidedly powerful production”.

RTS Cymru Awards 2019: Shortlisted Jury Nominations Announced

For this first time this year, RTS Wales has introduced two new industry awards to run alongside the annual student awards, with the event rebranded as the RTS Cymru Awards.

The two new categories are:

  • Industry Newcomer Award
  • Industry Breakthrough Award

Nominated by employers, both awards are intended to recognise and reward rising new talent.