Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

College Ball

13 March 2017

The annual College Ball was held on Saturday, 4th March. The theme was Alice in Wonderland which started at the door of the Convention Centre. The venue was impressive as were the table centrepieces created by Art Soc. Inside the hall, guests could enjoy the theme with photo booths ordered for the occasion. Photo Soc were also on hand to do their bit and snap the guests in all their black-tie finery.

Following a prosecco reception, all filed into the dining room and took their seats as Martin Davey SU President welcomed everybody. Once the main course was had Sports and Societies Union took to the stage to present the Awards. Padraic McGrath societies officer presented the Society awards first:

Society of the Year 2017 - CAS

Societies Person of the Year 2017 - Niveta Ramakrishnan

Fresher of the Year 2017 - Claire Stenson 

Best New Society 2017 - Book Club

Event of the Year 2017 - Chocolate Ball 

Best Educational Society 2017 - Surgical Society

Following this Victor O'Brien and Manpreet Bajwa Sports Union Officers took to the stage to present the sports awards:

Sports Man of the Year 2017 - Ahmed Alsaffar

Sports Woman of the Year 2017 - Nadine Almadami

Sports Club of the Year 2017 - Climbing

Captain of the Year 2017 - Luke Trench 

Prof Alan Johnson Award for Excellence in Sport twas presented to Gemma Ballester Wright.


Then Spring Break took to the stage and it wasn't long before the students hit the floor to dance off the delicious three-course meal (and the night away)!

Congratulations to the Student Union for all their hard work in organising yet another very successful College Ball.