Friend of Stockholm’s students is SSCO’s award for valuable contributions to Stockholm’s students and student unions, and for the promotion of Stockholm as a student city. The award has been handed out annually since 2002.

Those who can nominate for this prestigious award are member unions, elected representatives and personnel within SSCO, as well as bodies affiliated with SSCO such as foundations and companies.

Take the chance to nominate the Friend of Stockholm’s students 2021 now!

Who can be nominated?

The award can be handed out to individuals or a group, organisations, companies, authorities, municipalities or parts of these.

Nominated to the award shall have made efforts to:

  • Improve the economic and social situation of Stockholm’s students;
  • Generate debate and attention regarding important issues that affect Stockholm’s students;
  • Facilitate and stimulate the work for Stockholm’s students within SSCO or their member unions; or
  • In other ways improve Stockholm as a student city.

How do I nominate?

Nominations with motivations is sent via this form to Josefin Stern, Political Secretary at SSCO. The form can also be found at the bottom of this page.

Nomination Period

Last day to nominate is Sunday 14th march 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

How is the winner determined?

SSCO’s board chooses three nominees based on the received nominations. One of these nominees will be chosen by the board to be the winner.  The winner will be contacted in March/April and is then presented with their award during the Walpurgis (Sw. Valborg) celebrations. Due to the current corona pandemic, the celebration this year will take place digitally.

What does the award entail?

The person or persons who recieve the award will forever carry the title The Friend of Stockholm’s Students, followed by the year of their award. 

For Stockholm’s students, student unions and SSCO this is an opportunity to draw attention to all those who actively work to improve for Stockholm’s students and Stockholm as a student city. The award has always brought great appreciation amongst both winners and nominees.

The award also gives SSCO and Stockholm’s student unions attention, which is very good for the students, the student unions and the political lobbying work. 

If you have questions about Stockholm’s student friend, you are welcome to contact SSCO: or telephone 076 199 77 22

Welcome with your nomination and motivation to Stockholm’s student friend 2021!