Nominations Now Open for 2022 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 2022 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.

2021

Gavin Farber

Temple University

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.

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.

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

Institutional Awards

Innovation in Advising

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

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.

2021

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