Winners Leaderboard

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: 50

DCU: 33

DIT:28

IT Tallaght: 27+ 1 special mention

UCC: 19

TCD: 18

MIC: 16

UL: 14

CIT: 14

MU: 13

DKIT: 9

IT Tralee: 8

GMIT: 4

NCI: 4

UCD: 4

DBS: 2

IT Blanchardstown: 2

WIT: 2

QUB: 2

LetterKenny IT: 2

 

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