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UA Alum attends Clinton Global Initiative

Last week, UA 2012 winner, Meicen Sun, attended the Clinton Global Initiative University conference, which took place in the Arizona State University. Meicen was the international category winner for International Relations and Politics. She is a graduate of Princeton University. Here's what she had to say about her involvement with the CGI U and how UA helped her to get where she is today!

Judging Chairs Confirmed

As we draw nearer to the close of submissions, the UA Team is hard at work putting together panels of academics and industry experts to judge each of the 25 categories.

New Affiliate Universities

We're delighted to announce three institutions who have recently signed up to our Affiliate University programme. Monash University, Australia; University of Dundee, United Kingdom; and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden will join our other affiliates in promoting the 2014 UA Programme amongst their student body.

UA Award Winner in The Irish Examiner

Great feature focusing on Katharine Griffith, our Engineering & Mechanical Sciences winner from GMIT Letterfrack in the Irish Examiner today. Check it out!

Campus Ambassador Tees

We're sending out these snazzy T-shirts today to our Campus Ambassadors. If you'd like to become a Campus Ambassador and represent the world's only pan disciplinary academic awards programme on your campus then contact

30 Under 30 Competition

Congrats to Lynn Rothwell, a highly commended entrant to the Visual Arts category in UA 2012, who has been shortlisted as one of the top photographers in the '30 Under 30' competition. She's now in the running to win a People's Choice award for her work.