We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017/18 Celebrating UWE Bristol Talent Awards. You can view each category's winner and runners-up below. Congratulations to them all.
Undergraduate Intern of the Year
Sponsored by Opus Recruitment, our Undergraduate Intern of the Year Award recognises students who have undertaken a summer internship and have exceeded employer expectations.
Jordan Laverick – Brozen
Leah Harris – Clear Water Revival
Mair Fenney – David James & Partners
Sustainability Student of the Year
Sponsored by Future Economy, this prize specifically awards and recognises the important contribution made by students and graduates within the sustainable arena.
Katherine Piper – Bedminster Energy Group
Ceri Middleton – The Bike Spoke
Stephanie Dooley – Buro Happold
Entrepreneur of the Year
Sponsored by The Darren Ryemill (Opus Professional Services, the Entrepreneur of the Year award recognises outstanding contribution and progress by a student entrepreneur through one of our enterprise support programmes.
Ivan Del Vecchio – DJ Decks
Jamie Hill – The Mega Modular MIDI Machine
Jessica Hufford – TheRail
Social Entrepreneur of the Year
Sponsored by Midas Group, the Social Entrepreneur of the Year award recognises outstanding contribution and progress by a student social entrepreneur through one of our social enterprise support programmes.
Deborah Smith – GLOW Be Seen
Global Experience Student of the Year
Sponsored by Bristol Airport, this award acknowledges the importance of our students who have taken the jump and gone global.
Lisa Matthews – Think Pacific, Fiji
Harriette Hendy – Project Zulu, Africa
Eve Kanram – LightBlue Environmental Consulting, Thailand
Volunteer of the Year
Sponsored by Avon and Somerset Constabulary, 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.
Clare Matthews – Safe Link
Catriona Kitson – Girlguiding
Svajone Paliunyte – Bristol Festival of Ideas
Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education Student of the Year
Sponsored by Teaching Personnel, 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.
Beatriz Da Silva
Faculty of Environment and Technology Placement Student of the Year
Sponsored by Zircon Software, 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.
Daniel Purnell – Servitec Group
Emma Ward – Hydrock
Samuel Sargent – Moog
Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences Placement Student of the Year
Sponsored by Sirona Healthcare
Elizabeth Hickson – The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Nicholas Black – Rothamsted Research Ltd
Zofia Manning – Celgene
Faculty of Business and Law Placement Student of the Year
Sponsored by Bishop Fleming LLP
Leona Taylor – National Instruments
Malgorzata Smoszynska – Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Arun Bharaj – Richard Hochfield Ltd