UKCISA shortlisted for the PIEoneer Awards 2021 in the 'Student Support' category

20 May 2021

UKCISA has been shortlisted for the PIEoneer Awards 2021 in the in the category of 'Student Support Award' category.

The PIEoneer Awards recognise innovation and achievement across the whole of the global education industry. In the Student Support Award, the distinguished judging panel is looking for innovative and successful ways that organisations support international students, to ensure their overall student experience is exemplary.

It is critical that international students who are undertaking an overseas study experience feel welcomed, supported, and become integrated with domestic students, those from nationalities other than their own, and their local community. UKCISA provides a unique, independent and comprehensive source of advice for international students in the UK, across the sector and levels and types of study. Its scale, scope, partnerships and student voice have made it the trusted home of student support at a time of unprecedented need.

Anne Marie Graham, Chief Executive, UKCISA, said:

"I'm immensely proud of the work the team has done for international students and our members throughout the pandemic. Being shortlisted for the PIEoneer Student Support Award is public recognition for that work, from a panel of UK and international judges."

Nebu George, #WeAreInternational Student Ambassador and Chair of UKCISA's Student Advisory Group added:

"UKCISA does not just support international students like myself, but also empowers us to shape a quality student experience in the UK as equal partners. Through the #WeAreInternational Student Ambassador Programme, UKCISA has moved international students to the forefront of influencing policy.

I'm proud to say that my voice has been heard loud and clear even during difficult times during the pandemic. The nomination of the PIEoneer Awards is a great recognition for UKCISA’s invaluable work for its members and international students."

Find out the full list of the PIEoneer Awards 2021 finalists here

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