Alumnus/Alumna of the year

Recognising excellence within the alumni community.

Honouring outstanding achievement

2107 Alumnus of the year, Nicki CombarroThe University’s Alumnus/Alumna of the Year awards – as part of the annual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards – recognise alumni of the University, or one of its predecessor institutions, who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and serve as suitable role models and inspiration for the whole University community.

To recognise the huge impact our alumni make across the whole world, we are delighted to announce that from 2018 onwards we will have two awards – UK Alumnus/Alumna of the Year, and International Alumnus/Alumna of the Year.

Criteria for nomination for UK Alumnus/Alumna of the Year

Over the past 12 months, the nominee will have demonstrated notable achievements or excellence in their field, through their profession or voluntary work in the UK. In this they would have acted as an outstanding role model for the University’s alumni and student community, and have personified the University’s values, FACES.

The shortlisted candidates will be invited to meet with senior university staff members and the winner will be invited to the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards ceremony in June*.

Click on this link to nominate your UK Alumnus/Alumna of the Year

*Please note that the winner is warmly welcomed to attend the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards ceremony, unfortunately only local travel expenses will be able to be covered by the University of Hertfordshire.

Criteria for nomination for International Alumnus/Alumna of the Year

Over the past 12 months, the nominee will have demonstrated notable achievements or excellence in their field, through their profession or voluntary work. Making a significant impact within a country outside the UK. In this they would have acted as an outstanding role model for the University’s global community, and have personified the University’s values, FACES.

The winner will be invited to the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards ceremony in June.*

Click on this link to nominate your International Alumnus/Alumna of the Year

*Please note that the winner is warmly welcomed to attend the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards ceremony, unfortunately only local travel expenses will be able to be covered by the University of Hertfordshire.

Deadline for entries

Nominations open on Monday 19 February 2018.

The deadline for entries is 23:00 on Friday 16 March and shortlisted entries will be notified after the award panel has made their decision.

Previous winners

Read about our 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,  2016 and 2017 recipients on these dedicated pages.