Study UK Alumni Awards are open

5 October 2021

Could you be an award winner in 2021-22? Get ready to share your success with the world…

The Study UK Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries.

Am I eligible?

The Study UK Alumni Awards are open to alumni living outside of the UK only and you must've studied in the UK in the last 15 years. To find out more about the entry criteria visit the UK Alumni Awards web pages

Why enter?

Raise your international profile, build your professional networks and business connections, and win a trip to the UK: just some of the benefits of winning a prestigious Alumni Award.

Award categories

Science and Sustainability Award - Recognising alumni who have distinguished themselves through their career and achievements in the world of science and sustainability, and who can demonstrate the impact and scale of their achievements in their profession, and beyond.

Areas of work could include: Climate action, clean energy, medicine, sustainable cities and communities, engineering, industry and construction.

Culture and Creativity Award - Recognising alumni who have carved a career for themselves in arts and culture. Individuals who can demonstrate their artistic ingenuity, influence and creativity.

Areas of work could include:  Arts, design, media, video, TV, music, sports, bloggers, vloggers, Youtubers and the humanities.

Social Action Award - Recognising alumni who have made an exceptional contribution and commitment to creating positive social change and improving the lives of others.

Areas of work could include: Reducing inequality, poverty and hunger. Education and upskilling.  Peace and justice.

Business and Innovation Award - Recognising alumni who are active in initiating and contributing to innovative or creative new ideas, solutions or business opportunities, that have the potential for growth.

Areas of work could include: Entrepreneurship, business, technology and finance.

Next steps

If you have returned to your country and made a real impact you could be a winner! Visit the UK Alumni Awards website to find out out the full details of the awards and how you can enter. Good luck!

The Study UK Alumni Awards (The “Alumni Awards”) are operated by or on behalf of the British Council to recognise and honour the outstanding achievements made by alumni who have studied at, or for a qualification awarded by, a listed or registered UK Higher Education Institution.


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