PSA Student of the Year winners alumni

Each year the Personal Skills Award awards one student who has shown exceptional commitment to developing their skills, the PSA Student of the Year award.

All PSA (Advanced) students are eligible to be shortlisted. The candidates had to demonstrate:

  • an exceptional  commitment to developing their skills;
  • excellence in their ability to articulate their employability; and
  • demonstrate professional practice throughout their activities.

2017

Winner of award: Kia Marie Hunt

Kia, a final year Hispanic Studies student, impressed the PSA team with her enthusiasm for the experiences that she has been involved with. Kia has undertaken a wide variety of extra-curricular activities and recognised their value in developing her skills.

Watch Kia outline her experiences in her video case study (bottom of the case study page)

Student case studies

2016

Winner of award: Rebecca Fagan

Rebecca won the award by impressing the PSA team with her ability to reflect on, and articulate, the impact that she has had on others. 

Watch Rebecca outline her experiences in her video case study (bottom of the case study page)

Student case studies

2015

Winner of award: Jaleesa Carr

Jaleesa won the award by showing enthusiasm for the activities that she has been involved with. The PSA team were also impressed with her commitment to helping others.

Watch Jaleesa outline her experiences in her video case study (bottom of the case study page)

Student case studies

2014

Winner of award: Daniela Lungu 

Daniela won the award by impressing the PSA team and university staff members with her positive outlook and high ambition to succeed.

Watch Daniela describe her experiences by by following the link to her video case study (bottom of the case study page). 

Student case studies

2013

Winner of award: Kate Anson

Kate won the award whilst studying Geography in her second year. Kate impressed the PSA team with her friendly and personable nature alongside her dedication to helping others whilst developing her skills. 

Read more about Kate in her case study.

Kate Anson (PDF - 161KB)

2012

Winner of award: Noorie Karimbocus

Noorie, a Biochemistry student immersed herself in both the academic and extra-curricular side of life at Birmingham. Showing that she is dedicated, ambitious and considerate in different aspects of her life.

Read more about Noorie's experience in her case study. 

Noorie Karimbocus (PDF - 54KB)

2011

Winner of award: Viktorija Kanatova

Viktorija, a UoB Business School alumnus demonstrated a multitude of skills developed from undertaking a variety of extra-curricular activities.

Read more about Viktorija's experience in her case study.

Viktorija Kanatova (PDF - 210KB)

2010

Winner of award: Robert Tomback 

Robert, a final year law student won the award for his exceptional commitment to developing his own professional skills but also for helping in the development of others.

Read more about Robert's expereinces in his case study.

Robert Tomback (PDF - 311KB)

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