Institute of Archaeology


UCLU Student Choice and Education Awards 2024

29 April 2024

Congratulations to UCL Institute of Archaeology staff and students, who have been nominated in the UCLU Student Choice Awards this year and to those shortlisted for Provost's Education awards.

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Institute of Archaeology Nominees (UCLU Student Choice Awards 2024) 

The UCLU Student Choice Awards are completely student-led and provide a way for students to thank an amazing member of staff and let them know that their hard work makes a difference.

Active Student Partnership

The award for Active Student Partnership gives students the opportunity to thank a member of staff who is committed to listening to and working with students and their representatives to improve and change education at UCL.

  • Judy Medrington
  • Maiah Trach
  • Conner Welty

Amazing Support Staff

The award for Amazing Support Staff allows students to thank a member of staff who may not be in a teaching role, but still makes a huge difference to their learning with their help, patience and care.

  • Lisa Daniel
  • Anna Den Hollander
  • Judy Medrington
  • Conner Welty

Brilliant Research-based Education

This award is for students to thank a member of staff who educates them about the latest, cutting-edge knowledge, or who enables taught students to create knowledge by conducting their own research.

  • Karina Andersson
  • Stephen Quirke 

Excellent Personal Tutoring

The award for Excellent Personal Tutoring gives students the opportunity to thank a member of staff who is always there to provide them with pastoral support or academic guidance.

  • Clare Lewis 
  • Stephen Quirke
  • Corinna Riva
  • Dean Sully
  • Tim Williams

Exceptional Feedback

This award gives students the chance to thank members of staff who provide constructive, useful feedback on their assessment and learning, helping them to progress and succeed.

  • Claudia Naeser
  • Rachael Sparks

Inspiring Teaching Delivery

The award for Inspiring Teaching Delivery allows students to thank a member of staff who delivers exceptional teaching, using innovative and engaging methods to hold their interest and help them to learn.

  • Karina Andersson 
  • Manuel Arroyo-Kalin
  • Stuart Brookes
  • Mark Lake
  • Claudia Naeser
  • Mike Parker Pearson
  • Stephen Quirke
  • Miljana Radivojevic
  • Carolyn Rando
  • Alice Stevenson
  • Maiah Trach
  • Rebecca Watts
  • Conner Welty

Outstanding Research Supervision

The award for Outstanding Research Supervision is for staff who help postgraduate research students to succeed, balancing providing support and fostering independence.

  • Claudia Naeser

The following staff members have also been shortlisted for an award: 

  • Exceptional Feedback - Claudia Naeser
  • Amazing Support Staff - Lisa Daniel and Judy Medrington

UCL Provost's Education Awards 2024

The UCL Provost’s Education Awards recognise the colleagues whose work will have enabled excellence or facilitated innovation in teaching and learning.  

This includes recognising the work of postgraduate students who teach and Professional Services who support students' learning. Many congratulations to Charlotte Frearson and Alice Stevenson who have been awarded a UCL Education Award by the Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences and shortlisted for a UCL Provost's Education Award for, respectively, improving the student experience and demonstrating new, rigorous ways of working that combine education and cutting-edge research.

The winning staff will be announced at the UCL Education Awards ceremony on Wednesday 5 June.

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