BICS AWARDS leader Board

Previous Awards

The 2013 Awards hosted by the Board of Irish College Societies in Athlone

The 2012 Awards, hosted by the Board of Irish College Societies in Enfield.

The 2011 Awards, hosted by the Board of Irish College Societies in Galway

The 2010 Awards, hosted by the Board of Irish College Societies in Athlone

The 2009 Awards, hosted by the Board of Irish College Societies in Athlone

The 2008 Awards, hosted by Dundalk Institute of Technology

The 2007 Awards, hosted by National University of Ireland, Galway

The 2006 Awards,  hosted by Cork Institute of Technology,

The 2005 Awards, hosted by Dublin Institute of Technology.

The 2004 Awards, hosted by National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

The 2003 Awards, hosted by Trinity College Dublin.

The 2002 Awards, hosted by University College Cork.

The 2001 Awards, hosted by University College Dublin.

The 2000 Awards, hosted by University Limerick

The 1999 Awards, hosted by National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

The 1998 Awards, hosted by the Board of Irish College Societies

The 1997 Awards, hosted by the Board of Irish College Societies

The 1996 Awards, hosted by the Board of Irish College Societies

Winners Leader Board

BICS divides their members into the following categories:

Large College: 7500 Students or more
Small Colleges: 7499 Students or less
This criterion has changed over the years (and/or colleges have grown/shrunk), so some colleges have appearedin both categories over the years (e.g. UL, DCU).
The current BICS membership is made up of:
Large Colleges: DCU, DIT, NUIG, Queens, TCD, UCC, UL,
Small Colleges: IT Blanchardstown, CIT, DBS, DkIT, GMIT, Griffith, ITTD, Mary Immaculate (MIC), National College of Ireland (NCI), NUIM, WIT.
Note not every college has entered each year.
Leaderboard: Number of BICS Awards wins all-time:
NUIG: 31
DCU: 22
TCD: 18
DIT: 13
IT Tallaght: 11 + 1 Special Mention
NUIM: 9
UCC: 8
UL: 7
DkIT: 7
MIC: 5
IT Tralee: 5
UCD: 4
CIT: 4
NCI: 3
WIT: 2
QUB: 1
Categories:
Best Society (1996 – present):
Top Winners (Colleges): NUIG (6), DCU (4), Multiple Colleges (2)
Top Winners (Societies): DCU Drama (3), NUIG Political Discussion Society (2), CIT International Students Society (2) DCU Players (2)
Overall (before the Large/Small split in 2003):
1996: NUIG – Youth Resource Society
1997: NUIG – Political Discussion Society
1998: NUIG – Political Discussion Society
1999: TCD – DU Players
2000: NUIG – Music Society
2001: DCU – RedBrick
2002: DCU – DCU Drama
Large:
2003: UCC – Philosophical Society
2004: UCD – Lit & Hist Society
2005: UCD – DramSoc
2006: NUIG – Juggling Society
2007: NUIG – Film Society
2008: DCU – DCU Drama
2009: UL – International Society
2010: TCD – DU Players
2011: DCU – Media Production Society
2012: UCC LGBT
Small:
2003: DCU – DCU Drama
2004: NUIM – Drama Society
2005: UL – Gan Ainm Society
2006: CIT – International Students Society
2007: MIC – Tae-Kwon Do Society
2008: NUIM – GLBT Society
2009: CIT – International Students Society
2010: DKIT – Media Society
2011 ITT: Radio Bang FM
2012 DkIT – Media Society
Best Event (1996 – present):
Top Winners (Colleges): TCD (6) NUIG (4), Multiple Colleges (2)
Top Winners (Events): DCU Style Society Fashion Show, IT Tallaght ITTFM Radio Week (2 each)
Overall (before the Large/Small split in 2007):
1996: UCC – Philosophical Society (World Debating Championships)
1997: UCD – Photographic Society (The Clock Montage)
1998: TCD – DU Players (ISDA Festival)
1999: UCC – WARPS (Warpcon IX Games Convention)
2000: NUIG – Society Slave Auction
2001: NUIG – The Wizard of Oz
2002: TCD – St. Vincent de Paul Society
2003: NUIG – Inter-Society Musical
2004: NUIG – Drama Society (ISDA Festival)
2005: DIT – Fashion Society (Fashion Show)
2006: DCU – Style Society (Fashion Show)
Large:
2007: TCD – Bio Soc (Med Day)
2008: DCU – Style Society (Fashion Show)
2009: TCD – The University Philosophical Society (The Trials of Oscar Wilde)
2010: TCD – DU Players & Comedy Society (Trinity Fringe Festival)
2011: TCD – Shakespear Festival
2012: QUB SWOT (Fashion Show)
Small:
2007: IT Tallaght – Radio Society (ITTFM Radio Week)
2008: IT Tallaght – Radio Society (ITTFM Radio Week)
2009: MIC – Midas Musical Society (Disney’s Aladdin)
2010: NUIM – Style Society (Spotlight Fashion Show)
2011: ITT – Radio Week
2012: NCI – Peer Mentor & Business Societies (Boardroom Challenge)
Best New/Most Improved Society (1999 – 2002, then changed to two separate categories in 2003):
Top Winners NUIG (3) Multiple colleges (2)
Overall:
1999: CIT – Web Development Society
2000: TCD – Sign Language Society
2001: WIT – Admin Society
2002: UCC – European Society
Most Improved Society (2003 – present):
Top Winners (Colleges): NUIG (3), IT Tallaght (3), DIT (2)
Overall (before the Large/Small split in 2007):
2003: NUIG – Choral Society
2004: DIT – Architectural Society (winners) & IT Tallaght – Drama Society (special mention)
2005: UCC – Simon Society
2006: DCU – St. Vincent de Paul Society
Large:
2007: DIT – St. Vincent de Paul Society
2008: NUIG – Music Society
2009: NUIG – Law Society
2010: DCU: Media production Society
2011: TCD: Bridge & Card Society
2012: UL- Out in UL
Small:
2007: IT Tallaght – Radio Society
2008: IT Tralee – NetSoc
2009: IT Tallaght – NetSoc
2010: CIT- LGBT Society
2011 ITT – LGBT
2012: NUIM – Antrapology Society
Best New Society (2003 – present):
Top Winners (Colleges): DCU (4), NUIG (3) Multiple Colleges (2)
Overall (before the Large/Small split in 2007):
2003: NUIG – Human Rights Society
2004: NUIM – Blues Society
2005: DCU – Murder She Wrote Society
2006: NUIG – Business Society
Large:
2007: DCU – Book Soc
2008: UL – Outreach Society
2009: DCU – Japanese Society
2010: UL – Anime & Manga Society
2011: NUIG – Comic Book Society
2012: DCU-Raising and Giving Society
Small:
2007: DkIT – Innovator’s Club
2008: IT Tallaght – International Cultural Society
2009: DkIT – Media Society
2010: – ITTD – St Vincent de Paul Society
2011: ITB – LGBT Society
2012: NCI TV
Best Society Individual (1999 – present):
Top Winners (Colleges): NUIG (5), Multiple Colleges (2)
Overall (before the Large/Small split in 2007):
1999: DIT – Martin Byrne
2000: TCD – Larlath Molloy
2001: NUIG – Heather Murphy
2002: TCD – Seosaimh Mac Reamoin
2003: DCU – Cliona Casserly
2004: NUIG – Peter Mannion
2005: UCC – Rodhan McAodan
2006: NUIG – Donna Cummins
Large:
2007: DCU – Roibeard O Mhurcu
2008: DIT – Ian Mullin
2009: NUIG – Peter Mannion (same name as 2004’s winner, but different student)
2010: TCD Ross Dungan
2011: UL – Kieran Phipps
2012: NUIG – Lily McGarry
Small:
2007: DkIT – Jiwan Jodhani
2008: NUIM – Paul Donnelly
2009: NUIM – Erin Barclay
2010: DKIT- Ros Madigan
2011: ITTD Damilola Agunbiade
2012: NCI Katie O’Donohoe
Best Society Fresher (2003 – present):
Top Winners (Colleges): NUIG (4), DIT (3)
Overall (before the Large/Small split in 2008):
2003: DCU – Riona Judge McCormack
2004: NUIG – Ciara Norman
2005: NUIG – Joanne Coffey
2006: NUIM – Breege Clarke
2007: NUIG – Thomas Cryan
Large:
2008: DIT – Lukasz Luniewski
2009: TCD – Marc Atkinson
2010: DIT- Steven Pierce
Joint Winners 2011
2011 DIT: Ruth Murray
2011: TCD Joe Loll McKeever
2012: NUIG – Christopher Moran
Small:
2008: NUIM – Lydia Roxanne Farrell
2009: DkIT – Larla O’Neill
2010: ITTD – Pearse Corcoran
2011  NCI – James Dowling
Joint Winners 2012
2012: ITT- Laura O’Dowd
2012: DkIT – Rachel Maher: DKIT
Best Civic Contribution (2009 – present):
ITTD Radio Soc , MIC One World Society & NUIG  have one more than once (2)
Large:
2009: NUIG – Voluntary Services Abroad Society
2010: TCD Saint Vincent de Paul (Big Crimbo Panto)
2011; DIT – Sign Society
2012: NUIG – Feminist Society
Small:
2009: IT Tallaght – Radio Society (Transition Year Radio Project)
2010 MIC – One World Society
2011: ITTD – Radio Society
2012: MIC – One World Society
Best Poster (2004 – present):
Top Winners (Colleges): DCU (4)
Top Winners (Society) DCU Style Society (3)
Overall (split between Large/Small in 2007 and 2008 only):
2004: UCD – Lit & Hist Society
2005: DIT – Fashion Society (Fashion Show)
2006: DIT – Artichoke Society
Large:
2007: UCC – Film Society (Night at the Movies)
2008: TCD – College Historical Society
Small:
2007: IT Tallaght – Drama Society (Faust)
2008: MIC – Dramatic Arts Society
One overall award
2009: DCU – Style Society
2010: DCU Airsoft Society
2011: DCU Style Society
2012: NUIG – Dramsoc
Best Website (2004 – present):
Top Winners (Colleges): NUIG (3), DIT (3), DCU (3) DCU Media Production Society (2)
Top Winners (Societies): DIT LGBT & and DCU Media Production are  the only societies to win more than once (2)
Overall (split between Large/Small in 2008 only):
2004: DIT – LGBT Society
2005: NUIG – Computer Society
2006: DIT – LGBT Society
2007: NUIG – Voluntary Services Abroad Society
2009: NUIG – Choral Society
Large:
2008: DCU – RedBrick
Small:
2008: IT Tallaght – NetSoc
one overall award
2010: DCU – Media Production Society
Name changed to On-Line Presence in 2011
2011: DIT – Sign Society
2012: DCU – Media Production Society
Special Achievement Award (1999 – 2001, discontinued since):
1999: UL – History Society
2000: WIT – Music Society
2001: TCD – St. Vincent de Paul Society


Thanks to Bob O’Mhurcu (winner of Best Individual)  who compiled this leader board

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