Award winners 2017
Students have won awards in one of the categories below.
Undergraduate Intern of the Year
Our Undergraduate Intern of the Year Award recognises students who have undertaken a summer internship and have exceeded employer expectations.
Heather Murray – St
Werburghs Community Farm
Angharad Griffiths – Coull Ltd
Imogen Kenny – Learning Partnership West
Sustainability Student of the Year
This prize specifically awards and recognises the important contribution made by students and graduates within the sustainable arena.
Thomas Haines - UWE Green Space
Megan Thomas – Project Zulu
Charlotte Mealing – The Still Good Pop-Up Swap Shop
Entrepreneur of the Year
The Entrepreneur of the Year award recognises outstanding contribution and progress by a student entrepreneur through one of our enterprise support programmes.
The winners are all partners at Crowd ReachRobert Wilson
Molly Crofts – Cribee
Tess O'Shea – Euony
Social Entrepreneur of the Year
The Entrepreneur of the Year award recognises outstanding contribution and progress by a student Social entrepreneur through one of our social enterprise support programmes.
Neha Chaudhry – Walk the Beat
Alfie Green – BAND (Bath Autism and Neurodiversity
Arian Ali Ghanbari – Solarnest
Global Experience Student of the Year
This award acknowledges the importance of our students who have taken the jump and gone global.
Erikah Reid – ERASMUS Philosophy in Leuven, Belgium
Sagar Limbu – Internship in China with Generation UK
Deborah Smith – Go Global Bursary + Water Security Scholarship – Data collection in Swaziland
Volunteer of the Year
The Volunteer of the Year award recognises exceptional student volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to a voluntary or not-for-profit organisation, making a real impact on their work.
Julia Mankowska – Brandon Trust
James Frith – 3rd Wallscourt Farm Scout Group
Erin Crisp – UNIT
Career Development Programme Student of the Year
The aim of the Career Development Programme Student of the Year prize is to celebrate student’s achievements and enable them to reflect on their learning.
UWE Bristol Futures Award of the Year
Taking part in the UWE Bristol Futures Award will help you learn new skills, gain confidence and improve your graduate job prospects.
Paula Bisordi Huwel
Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education Student of the Year
This award celebrates the creative problem solving and tenacious attitudes of our students who often choose to challenge themselves in order to develop their skills.
Catherine Parrott – BBC Series in South Africa
Zoe Johns-Powell – Community Mural
Frances Cooper – Milestones Trust
Faculty of Environment and Technology Placement Student of the Year
These awards are designed to recognise the outstanding achievements of our UWE Bristol students during their sandwich placements, with nominations based on feedback from their employers.
Francieli Thums – Wessex Water
Callum Foster – UK Hydrographic Office
Annalise Thompson – HEFCE
Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences Placement Student of the Year
Christopher Norris – EPSRC
Francesca Searle – Virginia Commonwealth University
Jonathan Wood – Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Faculty of Business and Law Placement Student of the Year
Philippa Borton – Boeing Defence UK
Victoria Strange – Barton Wilmore
Naomi Lee – Treves UK
Employer award category
Employer Partner of the Year Award
Our Employer Partner of the Year award recognises the importance of our highly valued employer partners, who continually support us in the work we do.
From high-quality internships, placements, graduate opportunities, mentoring and on-campus student engagement, the Employer Partner of the Year award acknowledges the outstanding contribution of our employer partners in supporting our students to become 'ready and able' graduates.