Alumni Awards nominations

Our Vice Chancellor’s Outstanding Alumni Awards have been designed to publicly recognise and celebrate alumni achievements, particularly where their study here at ARU (or one of our predecessor institutions) has contributed to their success.

Nominations for our 2022 awards have now closed. 

We look forward to celebrating in person at our Chelmsford campus on 28 April 2022.

Award categories

We present awards for seven categories

1. Alumni Sustainable Champion Award

Recognising alumni whose innovative work, projects or actions have made a significant impact on addressing sustainability challenges.

2. Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Recognising alumni who have made a transformative contribution to the local, national or international community through an enterprising business venture.

3. Alumni Contribution to Culture Award

Recognising alumni who have made a considerable contribution to the local, national or international cultural community.

4. Alumni Rising Star Award

Recognising alumni who graduated five years ago or less, who have distinguished themselves professionally since graduating from Anglia Ruskin, and are likely to inspire the next generation of alumni.

5. Alumni Public Service Award

Recognising alumni who have made an extraordinary contribution through their role as a public-sector or private-sector employee whilst providing an essential service.

6. Alumni Voluntary Service Award

Recognising alumni whose outstanding voluntary work has made a positive impact regionally, nationally or internationally through community work, fundraising, or volunteering.

7. Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognising alumni who have distinguished themselves for their excellent and sustained contributions and achievements in their chosen field over their professional lifetime.

How to nominate alumni

Nominations for our 2022 Alumni Awards have now closed.

Criteria

Download our nomination and selection criteria document.

Judging panel

The Vice Chancellor’s Outstanding Alumni Awards Selection Panel is a subsidiary of the Alumni Board which makes the final award-winner selections.