The night included a three course dinner, bar service, and a DJ. AIDAN CURRIE/THE VARSITY

Clubs, organizations, and student leaders were recognized at the 2018 Unity Ball awards on March 1. The event is the University of Toronto Students’ Union’s annual awards ball and dinner, and it was hosted at the downtown Marriott Hotel.

The winners are as follows.

Group Awards

Outstanding Upcoming Group Award: Women’s Health Collective

Outstanding New Club Award: Material Chemistry Student Union

Sustainability Award: The Veg Club

Community Action Award: Cards4Humanity

Best Charitable Organization: Orphan Sponsorship Program in the Muslim Students’ Association

Academic and Student Rights Award: University of Toronto Pre-law Society

Outstanding Academic Union Award: Pharmaceutical Chemistry Student Union

Outstanding Achievement in Student Life: Muslim Students’ Association

Outstanding Creative Arts Award: ViewFinder

Outstanding Graphic Design Promotions Award: ViewFinder and Muslim Students’ Association

Best Photography (team or individual): ViewFinder

Outstanding Publication Award: Chinese Magazine

Social Justice & Equity Award: Pakistan Development Foundation

Outstanding Athletic Club Award: University of Toronto Naginata Club

Outstanding Cultural Club Award: UTSG Tamil Students’ Association

Outstanding Club Executive Team Award: Association of Chinese Engineers

Event of the Year Award: Globalicious — Discover the World in One Night (Spanish Student Organization, Indian Student Society, African Students’ Association, Global Student Network, International Students’ Association)

Individual Awards

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award: Maleeha Iqbal

Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award: Adam Penkul

Orientation Leader Award: Amanda Tallon

Teaching Assistant Excellence Award: Ana Paixao Fonseca

Individual Leadership Award: Victoria Cheng (Women in Science and Engineering)

Individual Leadership Award: Gloria Liu (East Asian Studies Student Union/Synergy Journal of Contemporary Asian Studies)

Outstanding Club Executive Member Award – Roshni Thawani (Indian Students’ Society)

Individual Monetary Awards

International Student Award (valued at $1000): Justina Kanza

International Student Award (valued at $500): Chieh-Yu (Sophia) Hsiao

International Student Award (valued at $500): Ilya Demchenko

Student Leadership Award (valued at $1000): Rio (Gabrielle) Rodriguez

Student Leadership Award (valued at $500): Mahfam Nikoo

Student Leadership Award (valued at $500): Nida-Baig Mirza

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