Award winners 2017

A student picking up an award at the 2016 Celebrating UWE Talent award ceremony

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.

Winner

Heather Murray Heather Murray  St Werburghs Community Farm

Runners up

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.

Winner

Thomas HainesThomas Haines - UWE Green Space

Runners up

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.

Joint winners 

Robert WilsonThe winners are all partners at Crowd Reach

Robert Wilson
Bradley GreenWill DooleyWill Dooley
Bradley Green

Runners up

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 ChaudryWinner

Neha Chaudhry – Walk the Beat

Runners up

Alfie Green – BAND (Bath Autism and Neurodiversity spectrums)
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.

Winner

Erikah ReidErikah Reid – ERASMUS Philosophy in Leuven, Belgium

Runners up

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.

Winner

Julia MankowskaJulia Mankowska – Brandon Trust

Runners up

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.

Joint winners

Terry DevineTerry  Devine



Samira HalilaSamira Halila



Imogen KennyImogen Kenny



Lydia ClementLydia Clement

 

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.

Joint winners

Paula BisordiPaula Bisordi Huwel


Rebecca WhiteheadRebecca Whitehead


Sagar LimbuSagar Limbu

 

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.

Winner

Catherine ParrottCatherine Parrott – BBC Series in South Africa

Runners up

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.

Winner

Francieli ThumsFrancieli Thums – Wessex Water

Runners up

Callum Foster – UK Hydrographic Office
Annalise Thompson – HEFCE

Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences Placement Student of the Year

Winner

CChristopher Norrishristopher Norris – EPSRC

Runners up

Francesca Searle – Virginia Commonwealth University
Jonathan Wood – Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust

Faculty of Business and Law Placement Student of the Year

Winner

Philippa BortonPhilippa Borton – Boeing Defence UK

Runners up

Victoria Strange – Barton Wilmore
Naomi Lee – Treves UK

Employer award category

Employer Partner of the Year Award

Defence Equipment and Support 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.

Winner

Defence Equipment and Support

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Opus logo Bishop Fleming Logo
Zircon logo Brunel Industries
Midas logo Teaching Personnel logo
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