The British Council Saudi Arabia is pleased to announce the 12 finalists for the Study UK Alumni Awards 2021-22 in Saudi Arabia. The finalists were selected from over 1,500 applicants from around the world, for their outstanding achievements as business professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders, and for their important contribution to strengthening collaborative ties between the UK and Saudi Arabia.
Eilidh Kennedy McLean, Director of the British Council in Saudi Arabia said: ‘The Study UK Alumni Awards provide a platform for recognising and celebrating the success of Saudi alumni of UK Universities. Their achievements are wide-ranging and inspirational, and which are directly contributing to the realisation of Vision 2030 goals and aspirations.
The finalists of the Science and Sustainability Award, which recognises alumni who have distinguished themselves through through their career and achievements in the world of science and sustainability, are:
- Dr. Maha Al-Mozaini - Imperial College London
- Dr. Layla Faqih - University of Manchester
- Dr. Majed Alghoribi - University of Manchester and University of Salford
The finalists of the Culture and Creativity Award, which highlights alumni who have carved a career for themselves in arts and culture, are:
- Dr. Faisal Al-homoud - University of Nottingham and University of Essex
- Dr. Raja AlGhamdi - University of Leeds
- Dr. Aiman Alsaeedi - University of Sheffield and University of Leeds
The finalists of the Social Action Award, which acknowledges alumni who have made an exceptional contribution and commitment to creating positive social change are:
- Ms.Monira Alsubaie - University College London
- Dr. Ali Al-Hoorie - University of Nottingham and University of Essex
- Dr.Sarah Alhumoud - University of Glasgow and University of Leeds
The finalists of the Business and Innovation Award, which recognises alumni who are active in initiating and contributing to innovative or creative new ideas, solutions or business opportunities are:
This is the seventh year to host the Awards in Saudi Arabia and will be followed by awarding ceremonies in a further seven countries, including, Pakistan, Kuwait, and Turkey.
Winners of Study UK Alumni Awards 2021-22