The British Council in Turkey is honoured to be hosting the Study UK Alumni Awards  in partnership with the British Consulate Istanbul.

When outstanding individuals receive a world-class education in the UK, the effects can last a lifetime! The Alumni Awards shine a light on the impact that alumni of UK higher education institutions are making in their chosen field and how this was sparked by their studies in the UK.

Meet the finalists

We are delighted to announce this year’s finalists:

Business and Innovation Award

Mustafa Peker Özsoy King's College London

Science and Sustainability Award

Dr. Ahmet Acar University of Manchester
Dr. Barış Alpaslan University of Manchester

Social Action Award

Dr. Nuriye Niğdelioğlu Happani University of Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)
Dr. Duygu Çavdar Yağan University of Bristol

Lifetime Achievement Award

Prof. Dr. Pelin Gündeş Bakır  Imperial College London, University of London

Find out more about the Study UK Alumni Awards 2024 finalists and judging panel in the ‘Downloads’ section below.

The winners will be announced at the Alumni Awards ceremony taking place in Istanbul on Thursday, 29 February 2024. 

Award winners will have the opportunity to raise their international profile, expand their professional networks and enhance their careers.

The British Council will offer a prize of up to £2,000 to the winner of each of the main categories in Turkey for a professional development opportunity of their choice.

Other ways to connect with international UK alumni

It doesn’t end with the Study UK Alumni Awards. Make sure you register to join Alumni UK, the British Council’s global networking and professional development platform for UK alumni around the world. Sign up today!