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27 May 2015

Academic Awards celebrate student and staff excellence

The winners of the annual Loughborough Academic Awards, which celebrate student and staff excellence in learning, teaching and academic representation, have been announced.

Just under 200 people attended the awards event, which was held at the Students' Union on 21 May.

It was hosted by the Students’ Union’s Vice President for Education Amy Ward, and nominations were judged by a panel of senior members of staff including Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching, Professor Morag Bell

The winners were:

Student Engagement – Paul Maynard (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering)

Programme Rep of the Year – Leo Rekiaro (Politics, History and International Relations)

Postgraduate Support Award – Dr David Fletcher (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

Most Engaged Rep – Jack Needham (School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

Personal Tutor of the Year – Dr David Ryves (Geography)

Student Advocate of the Year – Sarah Clifford and Becky Marsters

Champion of the Peer Support – Dr Thomas Bartsch (Mathematical Sciences)

Peer Support Volunteer of the Year – Jonathan Brooks (Mathematics Sciences)

Department Committee Member of the Year – Amy Rumble (Wolfson)

Department Committee Event of the Year – Business’ Societies Showcase

Department Chair of the Year – Charlotte Wise (Business and Economics)

Department Committee of the Year – Geography

Promoting Employability Award – Mandy Rana (Wolfson)

Fantastic Feedback Award – Andy Bayley (Business and Economics)

Innovative Teaching Award – Dr Ashley Casey (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

Programme Rep of the Year – Wolfson

Extra Mile Award – Bhav Mistry (School Administrative Co-ordinator for Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering)

Programme President of the Year – Alice Berry (Geography)

Inspiration Award – Professor Stephen Ison (Civil and Building Engineering)

Vice Chancellor’s Loughborough Academic Award of Excellence – Dr John Harrison (Geography)

Academic Representation – Jack Needham (School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)