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UA Announces New Event - UPresent: Island of Ireland

The Undergraduate Awards is excited to announce the inaugural UPresent: Island of Ireland!

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Oluwaseun Aladeboyeje

Oluwaseun Aladeboyeje from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria was Highly Commended in The Undegraduate Awards 2014 in the Life Sciences category for his paper: Microbiological Assessment of Selected Yoghurt Drinks Retailed in Ilorin Metropolis, North-Central Nigeria.

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Jo Flynn

Jo Flynn from University of Bath was Highly Commended in 2015 in the Social Science Category in 2015 for her paper The Dying Man: a Sociological Analysis of Documenting Dying Online. Since then she's been continuing her studies and pursuing new interests!

Patrick Liu reflects on the UA Global Summit 2016

Patrick Liu from Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois was Highly Commended in the Psychology category of The Undergraduate Awards in 2016. Patrick attended the UA Global Summit in November and here he reflects on his experience:

"As a pre-medical student studying psychology, neuroscience, and biological sciences, I am obviously entrenched in a STEM bubble at Northwestern, and rarely do I have the opportunity to interact with and be inspired by an incredible array of global scholars outside of such a bubble. Throughout the week-long Global Summit, I only met a handful of students who studied topics within STEM and even fewer from America. Yet the moment I arrived, I felt an instant connection with the other attendees because of our similar yet so beautifully diverse passions for academic work.

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Rachael Staunton

Rachael Staunton (née De'Bell) was Highly Commended in the Languages & Linguistics category in 2015! Since then she's been doing some amazing work:

UA Launches New Alumni Portal

At the UA Global Summit 2016, UA launched an exciting new project: The UA Alumni Portal!

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Gareth Gault

Gareth Gault from Ulster University was Highly Commended in the Business Category in 2015. Let's see what he's been up to since then:

Katie Duggan, Island of Ireland Regional Winner 2016, speaks to WLR FM.

Katie Duggan, a recent graduate of Early Childhood Studies at Waterford IT spoke to WLR FM's Mary O'Neill last week about her research on the rights of the child in Ireland.

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Carolina Are

This Wednesday we're catching up with Carolina, the 2015 Global Winner in Media & Journalism! Here's what she has to say:

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Lauren Sanford

Lauren Sanford from Monash University in Australia, was Highly Commended in the History category in 2015. We're checking in to see what she's been up to!