Global Alumni Awards
We are delighted to announce the three winners of the Global Alumni Awards. Selected from our 21 Regional winners, these individuals have demonstrated outstanding achievements as professionals, entrepreneurs and social change makers. The Study UK Alumni Awards recognise and honour the outstanding achievements made by international alumni of a UK higher education. Award recipients are leaders in their respective fields, be it as entrepreneurs, professionals or social change makers. All of them will have used their UK education to bring positive change to their communities, industries and countries, and are ambassadors for their UK education.
Read on and be inspired by our Global, and Regional, Award winners.
José Ignacio's work is changing the way Spanish-speaking communities around the world can access the vital healthcare that they need, and the Ministry of Education have just approved a Master’s programme in Biomedical Infomatics – the first of its kind in Latin America. José Ignacio has a MSc in Health Informatics from City, University of London.
Professional Achievement Award
Asha is the founder of Sri Lanka’s first marine conservation research and education organisation, Oceanswell, which works to change the trajectory of the world’s oceans by empowering and inspiring people to be custodians of the oceans. Asha studied for her BSc in Marine and Environmental Biology at the University of St Andrews, and her MSc in Integrative Biosciences at the University of Oxford.
Social Impact Award
Baby Ruth is an award-winning film maker from the Philippines. Her films are generating national conversations and raising international awareness of modern day issues such as human trafficking and slavery. Baby Ruth co-founded Voyage Studios, an organisation that collaborates with local and international filmmakers to produce stories that inspire audiences around the world to open their eyes to social issues. Baby Ruth studied a MA in Film Distribution and Marketing at Birmingham City University, and is a Chevening Alumna.
Get to know our winners by viewing their video stories below.