UK Alumni Awards

The Education UK alumni awards were set up in 2014 to honour the outstanding achievements made by UK alumni who are now business professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders across the globe. To apply, you will need to demonstrate how your UK education contributed to your subsequent success.

This year the UK Ambassador in Saudi Arabia and the Director of the British Council announced the names of the 9 finalists for the Alumni awards 2016-2017: 

for the Social Impact Award : 

  • Mr Faisal J. Abbas, Master in Marketing Communication from University of Westminster
  • Dr May Alrashed, PhD Genetics from UCL
  • Dr Moaz Mojaddidi, PhD Medicine-Diabetes and Endocrinology from University of Manchester

for the Professional Acheivment Award: 

  • Dr Mohammed Alzaghibi, PhD Instructional Design in Science Education from the University of Leeds
  • Dr Taghreed Al-Saraj, PhD Applied Linguistics & TESOL from the Institute of Education
  • Dr Yousef Alshammari, PhD Chemical Engineering Research from the Imperial College London

 for the Entrepreneurship Awards: 

  • Eng. Emad Bukhary, Master Engineering London South Bank University
  • Dr Talal Almaghrabi, PhD Marketing and E-Commerce from Brunel University
  • Dr Yasser Binahmed, Master, LLM, Corporate Finance Law from the University of Westminster

Winners will be announced in a prestigious event in March 2017.

In the meantime, check out our award winners from 2016, and hear how their UK education has inspired them to think big and change the world.

2015-2016 Winners

Professional Achievement Award

Hani Choudhry - University of Oxford

Entrepreneurial Award

Fawaz Saad - Cardiff University

Social Impact Award

Abdullah Al Fraidan - University of Essex

Saudi Arabia UK Alumni Ambassador 2016

Tamara Al Tayeb - University College London