Nominations Now Open for 2023 Awards

Do you know an individual or institution who deserves recognition for the great things they are doing with personal tutoring and academic advising? Why not nominate them for a 2023 UKAT Award? You don't have to be a UKAT member to nominate someone to receive an award

Individual Awards

Charlie Nutt Award for Supporting and Promoting International Collaboration in Academic Advising

Awarded to an individual who made has made exceptional efforts to promote international exchange and / or cooperation between academic advisors and others in similar roles.

2022

Oscar van den Wijngaard

University College Maastricht

For tireless efforts to link the global advising community, facilitating collaborations between international advising associations, and for organizing inspiring international events which link advising communities.

2021

Gavin Farber

For establishing mentoring programmes with Australian, Canadian, Chinese, Dutch, Japanese, UK and US advisors; establishing and coordinating UKAT's Special Interest Groups

Innovation in Advising

Awarded to an individual who has shown outstanding innovation in their individual practice as an advisor, or in supporting the development of others and the enhancement of advising.

2022

Rabeya Khatoon

University of Bristol

For research focused on postgraduate academic support and tutoring. Undertaking a developmental approach to supporting postgraduate students

2021

Neil Bangs

Middlesex University

For development and implementation of a 5-year programme of enhancement of personal tutoring in the Sports Science programmes at Middlesex University based around a structured, group-based tutorial curriculum

2020

Colum Cronin

Dublin City University

For the creation and hosting of the Adventures in Advising podcast series

2020

Matt Markin

California State University - San Bernadino

For the creation and hosting of the Adventures in Advising podcast series

2020

Holly Lawson

Portland State University

For the creation of an effective VLE-based flipped advising curriculum to support distance learning students

Outstanding Contribution to UKAT

Awarded to an individual who has shown outstanding dedication to, and commitment in, supporting the work of UKAT to enhance advising practice.

2022

Helen Tidy

Teesside University

For leading and developing UKAT’s Professional Recognition scheme

2021

Nicola Poppitt

Teesside University

For outstanding contribution to the development, mentoring and assessment of the UKAT Professional Recognition Scheme, and for contribution to various UKAT working groups

2021

Michael Draper

Swansea University

For outstanding advocacy for UKAT, contribution to the development of the UKAT Professional Recognition Scheme and contribution to a variety of UKAT working groups

2020

Dionne Barton

University of Birmingham

For outstanding dedication and service coordinating publications, coordinating, mentoring and assessing for Professional Recognition scheme, Committees and working groups member

2020

Melissa Jacobi

Sheffield Hallam University

For oustanding dedication and support of UKAT members as Membership Coordinator

Outstanding Student Support

Awarded to an individual who has shown outstanding dedication and support to their students through academic advising.

2022

Claire Spencer

University of Bristol

For research in understanding students’ needs and working with colleagues to raise awareness of tutoring

Institutional Awards

Innovation in Advising

Awarded to a higher education institution which has shown outstanding innovation in their institutional approach to academic advising.

2022

For taking a bold approach to personal tutoring, making it front and centre in the students' higher education experience and in the university's support of learning

2020

For an institution-wide, e-Portfolio-based approach to a structured, developmental personal tutoring programme

Outstanding Student Support

Awarded to a higher education institution which has shown outstanding commitment to supporting students and student success through academic advising.

2022

For the scale and creativity of the approaches it has applied to redeveloping and innovating its academic advising and student support in the challenging context of Covid-19

2021

For a highly effective group tutorial approach to support student engagement and beloning during the Covid pandemic