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AoC Student of the Year shortlist 2023/24

4th October 2023

Student of the Year shortlist

We are thrilled to announce the shortlist for our Student of the Year awards. Congratulations to all who applied and met the AoC Student of the Year Standard. We will announce the finalists on 19 October, with winners announced on 14 November during the AoC Annual Conference.

Adult Student of the Year (19+) sponsored by AoC

Nabeel Ahmed, New City College

Madeleine Elleby, Havant & South Downs College (HSDC)

Alex Kravchenko, Cambridge Regional College

Nicola Royle, Oldham College

Charlie Kifford, Plumpton College

Higher Education Student of the Year sponsored by Advanced HE

Louise Welburn, Darlington College

Lily-May Clayton, Boston College

Kamali Tajah Stevens, Weston College

Emily Tinkler, Sunderland College (Education Partnership North East)

Tammy Luto-Amison, Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG)

Student Green Commitment sponsored by Inenco

Laura Smith, Derby College Group (DCG)

Chloe Taylor, West Suffolk College

Haydn Quartermaine, Weymouth College

Will Doswell, Havant & South Downs College (HSDC)

Matty Horkan, EKC Group

Apprentice of the Year sponsored by NOCN Group

Aaron Palmer, West London College

Kerra Taylor, Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet)

Christopher Ademola, Salford City College Group

Toby Jones, Weston College

Vinny-Lee Brennan, Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG)

Young Student of the Year (16 to 18 years old) sponsored by Edge

Alfie Caunt, Barnsley College

Rawda Alnajm, New City College

Shelby McCloud, York College

Kaela Cheffins, EKC Group

Sienna Robinson, The Sheffield College

Emily Whittal, Herefordshire, Ludlow & North Shropshire College (HLNSC)

Kindi Bah, Suffolk New College

Find out more about the excellent work of the shortlisted students on the College Awards website.

AQA and AoC Project Excellence Award

We are also announcing the shortlist for the AQA and AoC Project Excellence Award which celebrates the most interesting, exciting and inspirational student research projects from Higher and Extended Project Qualifications. Congratulations to those listed below.

Aaisha Aslam, Leyton Sixth Form College

Jessica Burton, Nottingham College

Celia (Motsebo) Kouomou, Christ the King Sixth Form St Marys

Jannah Holmes, Halesowen College

Cameron Iyaman, Christ the King Sixth Form Aquinas

Gloria Neligwa, Newcastle Under Lyme College