Owain Glyndwr Society Prize for Alumni
What is it?
In 2010 Wrexham Glyndŵr University received a donation of a silver salver from the Owain Glyndŵr Society. The Salver is awarded at the annual graduation ceremony to an alumnus of the university, for outstanding contributions in any of the following fields;
- the promotion of learning and education
- the promotion of learning and education through the medium of Welsh
- the promotion of Wales
- enhancing international links
- enterprise and innovation
Alumni can nominate themselves or can be nominated by another individual* or organisation. Anyone making a nomination will be required to provide reasons for their nominations on the Glyndwr Prize Nom Form 19.
Completed forms can be emailed to email@example.com or posted to the address on the bottom of the form.
* who does not need to be an alumnus of Glyndŵr University
The deadline for entries in the 2018/19 academic year is 6 September 2019, with the winner being contacted in early October 2019. Any queries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Why is it awarded?
We are proud to have named our university after a man who cherished learning, loved his country, embraced an international outlook, and constantly demonstrated an inspiring and enterprising approach to life. His spirit lies at the heart of Glyndŵr University and that is why this prize is awarded in his honour.
The Active Contribution to Research in Sport Alumni Prize
What is it?
The prize was set up to encourage final year undergraduate students to be excited to engage in the dissertation process with the aim to publish their research findings to a student conference post-graduation as an alumnus of Wrexham Glyndŵr University. The winner will receive a Glyndŵr University prize certificate and the opportunity to present their research findings at the Sport Science depts. internal student conference held at WGU, where the prize will be awarded.
The prize will be awarded to eligible alumni who have demonstrated originality and innovation in their dissertation, which has subsequently been accepted by The British Associate for Sport and Exercise Sciences Student Conference, as a conference proceeding publication post-graduation and where the publication is deemed by the panel to demonstrate an excellent and novel contribution to research in that field.
Eligible alumni will be nominated by the programme team after the alumnus has sent confirmation of their acceptance to the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences Student Conference and provided a cover letter stating how their research is novel and has added to an existing body of knowledge.
Anyone making a nomination will be required to provide explicit reasons for their nomination on the nomination form, clearly demonstrating how the alumnus has met the criteria.
Please note, this prize will not be awarded in the Graduation ceremonies scheduled to take place in January 2021 but will be awarded in the Graduation ceremonies taking place in October 2021.