The Office for Students (OfS) Student Knowledge Exchange Project recognised in the National Undergraduate Employability awards
Keele Student Abasiama Asuquo, and Experiential Learning Advisor Alice Whitehouse have been shortlisted in two categories in the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) awards.
The awards, created to identify, showcase and recognise those across the UK who have demonstrated passion, innovation and dedication within the field of undergraduate work experience offer 17 awards in total.
Alice, Experiential Learning Advisor within the Keele Institute for Innovation and Teaching Excellence (KIITE) is shortlisted in the Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience category and student Abasiama in the Best Intern category for their work with YMCA Crewe.
Keele’s Director for Employability and Employer Engagement, Terry Dray comments:
"These well-deserved short listings illustrate the impressive contributions made in different ways by Alice and Abasiama. It is so good to see a member of Keele staff and a Keele student receiving this important national recognition".
The outcome of the awards will be announced at the NUE Awards in London on 4 March 2022.
Led by Keele University, in partnership with the University of Birmingham, the Student Knowledge Exchange project has been awarded funding from the Office for Students and Research England to develop best practice and expertise in the delivery of knowledge exchange activity.
The project offers civic internships, student consultancies, virtual placements, international opportunities, enterprise challenges, and curriculum design that embeds student knowledge exchange. The project will also propose an evaluative framework tool to analyse the impact of student-led knowledge exchanges. Further information about the project can be seen on the Student Knowledge Exchange webpages.
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