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Are you the best UK graduate in China?

4 August 2009

If so, you should enter the Alumnus of the Year Award Category, sponsored by the British Council, in the British Business Awards 2009. Entering the British Business Awards is an opportunity for recognition, reward, and the chance to stand out. The Awards also raise the profile of what you are doing in China and beyond.

If so, you should enter the Alumnus of the Year Award Category, sponsored by the British Council, in the British Business Awards 2009.  Entering the British Business Awards is an opportunity for recognition, reward, and the chance to stand out. The Awards also raise the profile of what you are doing in China and beyond.

The Alumnus of the Year Award will go to a Chinese national who has studied in the UK and who can best demonstrate the positive influence that British education and culture has had on their chosen occupation. Judges will look for evidence of individualism, knowledge and skills as well as enthusiasm, confidence and independence. They will also look for evidence of commitment to strengthening and building partnerships between China and the UK.

Applicants can register for an entry form online.

The closing date for entries is 28 August 2009.


The British Business Awards are organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in China with the support from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), British Council, China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Her Majesty's Ambassador to the People's Republic of China, Sir William Ehrman, is Patron of the Awards.

This year the six Award Categories are:

  • Company of the Year Award
  • Innovative Product/Service of the Year Award:
  • The Green Award
  • Most Promising New Business Award
  • The Right Partner Award
  • Alumnus of the Year Award: sponsored by the British Council.

The Alumnus of the Year Award is Open to all Chinese Alumni of a British higher education institution, who hold an undergraduate or postgraduate degree from the UK.

The Awards will be decided by an independent panel of judges. Further details on the selection and judging process as well as more detailed information on the Awards can be found on the British Business Awards website

The 5 finalists in each Award category will be announced in early September and the winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on 5 November at the Westin Beijing Chaoyang Hotel.

 

The British Business Awards are unique in that they highlight the success achieved by both the British and the Chinese companies and individuals. They promote business and cultures both ways, and provide a channel to share experience with one another. Through the British Business Awards I got to know a lot of new friends who have been successful in utilising the knowledge learned from both countries. Their stories are truly enlightening.
Yan Xinmin from Volvo Event Management (graduate of City University), winner of the Alumnus of the Year Award -- 2008 British Business Awards