Towards the end of last year, St Peter’s student, Desmond Asante (Mathematics and Statistics, 2017), was honoured with an award as Champion for Social Mobility at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards ceremony, organised by the charity upReach. Read the full article here.
A TEENAGER has won a social mobility award after showcasing his talents as an undergraduate – picking up the award at the House of Lords. Daniel Malikzade Afshar, from Grays, has been awarded a prestigious social mobility award, which showcases the work of undergraduates from lower socio-economic backgrounds. Read the full article here.
Efforts by Worcester medical student Tom Gardiner to help others access higher education have been recognised at a national awards ceremony. The charity upReach presented him with the Biggest Champion of Social Mobility award at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards held at the House of Lords last month. Read the full article here.
Two Warwick Business School students have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to social mobility at a special awards ceremony held at the House of Lords. Victoria Azubuike, 22, was named a UK Champion of Social Mobility, while Suet Au, 20, was named as an outstanding contributor to social mobility. Read the full article here.
Winchester School of Art (WSA) student Ashwinnie Thushyanthan has been recognised as a rising star in this year’s upReach Student Social Mobility Awards. Ashwinnie won a Career Sector Award for Retail & Consumer Goods for her resilience, determination and initiative related to her academic, personal and career journey and how it got her where she is today. Read the Read More
A social work student from Kingston University and St George’s, University of London has won a national social mobility award for her voluntary and charity work at the inaugural UpReach Student Social Mobility Awards. Rochelle Watson, a single mother to three-year-old son Allan Junior and the first in her family to go to university, picked up Read More
Three University of Exeter students were nominated for awards at the upReach Social Mobility awards. On Thursday 13 December, upReach hosted the Student Social Mobility Awards. Held at the House of Lords and supported by the Social Mobility Commission, the event celebrated the various achievements of students as well as the mentor and university initiatives Read More
A student at the University of St Andrews, Daniel Malikzade Afshar, has received an award at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards. The awards took place on Thursday 13 December and were hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Helena Kennedy QC. Read the full article here.
Four Warwick students have been recognised as champions of social mobility at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards, hosted by Baroness Helena Kennedy in the House of Lords on December 13. The Warwick winners were: Suet Au (Management and Finance) – Outstanding Achievement in the Banking and Finance Sector; Victoria Azubuike (Management) – Biggest Champion of Social Mobility; Faryaal Aziz (Law) – Read More
One of the Oxford winners of the upReach Ten Award for student social mobility, Renee Kapuku, suggested the University needs to “fulfil affirmations of commitment to social mobility through targets and data collection.” Read the full article here.