Best Mental Health Promoting Event

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Best Mental Health Promoting Event

Sponsored by Please Talk

To enter for the BICS Best Best Mental Health promoting Event add your event to the calendar at this link: and set as ‘mental health promotion’ category


  • The event must be organised by at least one society in a member college.
  • The event may be open to the public
  • The event must empower students to reduce the stigma around mental health and open the conversation about mental health and well-being. Check out some ideas on our sponsors website org and on the #littlethings campaign
  • A short application form must be completed by March 14th 2016 at 3pm.
  • There are no restrictions on the number of events per college which are submitted
  • The event must take place between March 15th 2015 and March 13th 2016.

The winning entry will be chosen as follows:

  • Each member college will have 3 votes. The 2 BICS Board Members (one staff and one student) and one networking rep will have a vote each
  • No college can vote for its own event.
  • The Voting will take place between March 21st and March 29th.
  • The shortlisted events will be notified by e-mail on April 1st.
  • The 3 events with the most votes will be short-listed and receive 2 tickets to the BICS Awards and accommodation for 2 for one night in Limerick on April 14th.  (you must arrange your own transport)
  • The winning entry will be chosen by appointed adjudicators, their decision is final.
    There is no interview
  • The winning entry will be announced at the BICS Awards.

Application Form here
After your event

  1. Fill in the Application Form by 3pm March 13th
    And e-mail to
    The background Information (page 2) is to be included in the body of the e-mail.
  2. Answer the questions in the application. Maximum 2 A4 pages of writing.
    Add a copy of your poster and brochure/ timetable plus at least 6 photos from your event and links to any videos and websites.
  3. Save as 1 PDF file.
    From page 3 onward and this will be up loaded onto your calendar event for adjudication.

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