Four Nigerian UK alumni emerged winners at the fourth Study UK Alumni Awards that was held at the Grand Ballroom of Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos on February 4, 2023. The award celebrates UK higher education and the achievements of UK alumni all over the world. The Alumni Awards are a truly global award: more than 1,200 applications were received from alumni in nearly 100 countries, representing more around 120 UK universities. National level awards are taking place in 18 countries in 2023, including India, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, USA, and Vietnam. Applicants from all countries have been entered into the Global Alumni Awards, running concurrently to the national awards and celebrate alumni in every continent. The Global Alumni Award winners will be invited to the UK for a professional networking opportunity in late summer 2023.
In total, 12 UK alumni in four categories were recognized for their outstanding achievements as business professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders, and for their contribution to strengthening ties between the UK and Nigeria.
Recipients were selected for the four award categories: Science and Sustainability Award, Culture and Creativity Award, Social Action Award, and Business and Innovation Award.