Alumni awards 2017

The Study UK Alumni Awards celebrate the achievements of international students who have studied in the UK and gone on to achieve great things.


The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries.

Benefits to your institutions

  • Raise the profile of your institution by encouraging your alumni to apply
  • Use the stories of finalists and winners to promote the benefits of UK education to prospective international students and their influencers

Benefits to your alumni

  • All selected award finalists will benefit from increased PR and press opportunities that raise their profile and share their success with international audiences
  • Winners of the global awards will be celebrated on a global scale and invited to the UK for a networking and professional development opportunity.

How to enter

Applications for the Study UK Alumni Awards 2023-24 will open 1 September 2023. For eligibility criteria and details of the Awards, please see our website:

Find out about the finalists and winners, and how you can get involved next year.

Alumni Awards Advisory Group

The British Council works in collaboration with the UK Higher Education sector to ensure that British Council-led activities align to and support institutions’ strategic priorities as closely as possible.
The Alumni Awards Advisory Group consists of representatives from the British Council, UK HEIs’ alumni teams, and sector organisations including BUILA and Universities UK International. The purpose of the group is to act as advisors for the Study UK Alumni Awards, and for alumni-related activities led by the British Council in-country for specific countries seeking feedback on strategies and activities.
For further details, including a list of institutions represented, please see the Terms of Reference below:

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