Nominations can be submitted by anyone with a connection to Uppsala University: Students, employees, alumni and friends.
Deadline for nominations is 2 May 2021.
The following criteria are to be the basis for the nomination:
1. The alumnus shall be a good role model for current and future students.
2. The alumnus shall have excelled in their career, made valuable contributions following the completion of their studies or otherwise have achieved something of note. A valuable contribution may be, for example, research and education of the highest quality, an important cultural achievement, an active role in society, stimulated development and innovation or in some other way have contributed to making the world a better place.
3. The alumni should have read at least four semesters at Uppsala University.
4. It is of merit if the alumnus has been well connected to University operations or Uppsala student life.
The decision of who is to receive the award is made by the Vice-Chancellor, after suggestions from the preparatory group which consists of representatives from the University Management, each of the three disciplinary domains, the Student Unions, Kuratorskonventet and the Uppsala University alumni associations.
The recipient of the Alumni of the Year 2021 award will be announced in the autumn of 2021. The Vice-Chancellor will host a ceremony for the award in connection with the University's birthday in October, followed by a lecture by Alumni of the Year.
More information about the award Alumnus of the Year and all the recipients of the award can be found on our website https://www.uu.se/en/support/alumni-network/alumnus-of-the-year/
Information regarding the nominating person (you)
Processing of personal data
The personal data you provide when you nominate a candidate are your name and contact details. The personal data is processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and provisions of the Data Protection Act. You can read more about these provisions on the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection's website www.imy.se/other-lang/
. Uppsala University is the data controller responsible for personal data. The purpose of the data processing is to potentially maintain contact with nominators in connection with decisions and invitations to potential events.
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