Rep Awards 2020

Despite having to cancel the first ever Rep Awards in March thanks to Covid-19, we still wanted to recognise the achievements and hard work of our Student Reps at the University of Birmingham. 

Reps do an incredible job of voicing student feedback and collaborating with students and staff to represent students’ academic interests, and we want to say a huge CONGRATULATIONS and thank you to every single Rep who has dedicated their time to improving the student experience.

You can watch our full Rep Awards ceremony here, to find out more about everyone who was nominated for a Rep Award 2020. 

This year’s Rep Award winners were:

Outstanding Student Rep Award (EPS) – Narutoshi George

Outstanding Student Rep Award (LES) – Kamil Rog

Outstanding Student Rep Award (CAL) – Matthew Chin Jia Hung

Outstanding Student Rep Award (CoSS) - Kazane Namikawa

Outstanding Student Rep Award (MDS) - Omar Mostafa

Outstanding PGR Rep Award (MDS) – Abigail Farrell

Outstanding PGR Rep Award (LES) – Samuel Weaver

Outstanding PGR Rep Award (EPS) - Sebastian Gilbert

Outstanding PGR Rep Award (CoSS) – Marianthi Karakoulaki

Outstanding PGR Rep Award (CAL) – Rik Sowden

Outstanding School Rep Award – Haroon Ali Shah

Outstanding College Rep Award – Ekaterina Vashestova

Outstanding Staff Support Award – Hazel Lodhi, Jessica Holloway Swift & Tom Mandall

Best Rep Impact Award – Curriculum and Wellbeing Committee, MDS.


Celia Greenway, the University’s Director of Student Engagement:

“Being a rep for your peers is hugely important. It creates positive change and your actions leave a lasting legacy. You are volunteering to make that difference to your friends, your cohort and for future students. Hopefully, even virtually, you can sense our pride in your achievements!”

A huge congratulations to all of our winners and all of those nominated, and a big thank you for all members of the Rep community for their hard work this year.  


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