Annual Star Awards at Glasgow Caledonian University London

The Students’ Association held its annual event: Star Awards, on Thursday 14th April at the Apple and Pears bar, located on Brick Lane.

The STAR Awards is an annual celebration held by the Students’ Association to recognise and celebrate the hard work our volunteers and student groups carry out.

London had two awards, London Academic Representative of the Year 2021/22 and Best Overall Contribution from a London Student 2021/22. In total 7 students were shortlisted out of 37 nominations submitted for both awards.

London Academic Representative of the Year 2021/22

Short List

  • Dhara Amitkumar Solanki
  • Juliana Opoku
  • Michael Ogunyemi
  • Kamalpreet Kaur Bedi

Best Overall Contribution from a London Student 2021/22

Short List

  • Akshay Rajeshkumar Soni
  • Kumar Vishesh
  • Ngene Augustus Chukwuebuka

All students were invited to the celebrations to help bring the trimester to a close before the start of the exam period. Thanks to all the amazing GCU students who make all our fantastic activities and events happen and have such a positive impact on student life at GCU London.

The winners were

Academic Representative of the Year 2021/22

Juliana Opoku 


Juliana was said to have actively represented the class and effectively disseminated useful information across all platforms to the benefit of students. A real team player and compassionate Leader.




Michael Ogunyemi





Michael was said to be passionate about helping others and his cross-cultural communication with fellow students is outstanding.





Best Overall Contribution from a London Student 2021/22


Ngene Augustus Chukwuebuka



Augustus had shared his knowledge with the class, helping them to understand Applied Statistics, and his contribution and explanation skills during Social Action Approaches lectures were also very helpful. Showing outstanding commitment and contribution.






Our winners have a few words of thanks to those who nominated them.

Augustus Ngene
“My unalloyed gratitude goes to the MPH students and entire Members of the University for this award. The act of researching further and impacting others, that is inherent in me, will always be utilized appropriately in making our community better. Thank you all”

Juliana Opoku 
“Firstly, I would say glory to God Almighty for this Award, a big thank you to GCU London Students Association and office leader Scarlett, all Master of Public Health Students (2021/22), our Programme Leader Dr.Razak and Star Awards Team and all those who took time to nominate us


Michael Ogunyemi
“I thank my colleagues for making this possible and I appreciate the GCU students’ association for this award, I hope to do more good in the future.”

Congratulations to all of our winners and shortlisted students, we had a great evening!

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