Excellence in support staffing is characterised by the:
- Using experience and knowledge to help students
- Enhancing the staff-student community within the department
- Supporting co- and extra-curricular activities.
The Student Academic Choice Award for Best Support Staff can only be won by staff with responsibilities other than teaching & research; however, teaching staff with additonal responsibilites, such as Head of Department or Director of Postgraduate Studies, are eligible to win for their non-teaching achievements.