About the Awards

The UCD Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of our global alumni who have made an exceptional contribution in their chosen field and who reflect UCD’s founder John Henry Newman’s ambition for “true enlargement of mind”.

Previous awardees have been, Olympians, Oscar winners, scientists, humanitarians, entertainers, innovators, poets, business leaders, politicians and educators. Representing the diversity of UCD, awards are presented in the following categories: Health and AgriculturalSciences; Arts and Humanities; Business; Engineering and Architecture; Health Sciences; Law; Science; Social Sciences; Sport and Research, Innovation and Impact.

The Class of 2019 UCD Alumni Awards will be presented on Friday 22 November 2019, at a black-tie ceremony in O’Reilly Hall, in front of an audience of over 400 distinguished graduates, friends and staff of UCD.