Digital delight for Student Awards 2020
Virtual awards ceremony celebrates student achievement at The Manchester College and UCEN Manchester.
The annual celebration of student achievement took a distinctly digital twist this year after the Student Awards 2020 went virtual.
Learners from The Manchester College and higher education provider UCEN Manchester took part in a series of online awards ceremony which celebrated the amazing achievements of super students.
Due to government restrictions, the annual evening awards ceremony was replaced with 21 digital award ceremonies involving 58 nominees, held over a two week period.
Category finalists joined tutors, Assistant Principals and Head of Departments, who were ceremony hosts on the Microsoft Teams platform and shared the reasons why each student had been nominated before announcing the name of deserving winner.
The full list of Student Awards Winners 2020 are as follows:
Academic Studies Student of the Year – A Levels
Academic Studies Student of the Year - BTEC Science
Access to Higher Education Student of the Year
Automotive Student of the Year
Construction Student of the Year
Engineering Student of the Year
Logistics Student of the Year
Business Student of the Year
Computing & Digital Student of the Year
Creative & Digital Media Student of the Year
Design & Visual Arts Student of the Year
Performing Arts Student of the Year
Emily Royle (pictured bottom left)
Music Student of the Year
Ruth Maravilha Da Cruz Borralho
ESOL Student of the Year
Salahdine El Hazmiri
Youth Engagement Student of the Year
Service & Retail Industries Student of the Year
Sport & Public Services Student of the Year
Health & Social Care Student of the Year
Childhood Studies Student of the Year
Supported Learning Student of the Year
UCEN Manchester Student of the Year
To mark their amazing achievements, each winner received a certificate, a congratulatory letter from Lisa O’Loughlin, Principal at The Manchester College, and vouchers worth £100 while the runners-up were awarded vouchers worth £50.
As the number one college in GM for achievement, we remain committed to celebrating our amazing students and ensuring that the 2020 academic year draws to a close with our uplifting and memorable awards ceremonies.
“Our finalists are the top 58 selected from thousands of students which is a fantastic achievement. Each and every one should be extremely proud to have made the shortlist due to their commitment to learning, desire to succeed, and invaluable support to their peers and communities.”