UCD Alumni Awards 2018 Nominations (closed)

Nomination is now closed, thank you everyone for your votes.


Our alumni are influential, successful, active and make a difference nationally and globally. They are Oscar winners, Olympians, NASA scientists, IT innovators, entertainers, business leaders, politicians, poets, educators and humanitarians.

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

We invite UCD alumni, students and staff to nominate UCD alumni who have made a positive impact on the world.

Who stands out for you?

Thank you for helping us celebrate those exceptional alumni whose achievements inspire us all.

The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 28 March.

Nominations Protocol

Who can nominate?

  • UCD Students
  • UCD Faculty & Staff (current and former)
  • UCD Alumni

What are the criteria for nomination?

Nominators are asked to nominate outstanding UCD alumni who have made a substantial and outstanding contribution as a global leader in their field. Who have explored life’s possibilities, met global challenges and whose successes have had a positive impact on the world.

UCD Alumni are defined as anyone who has attended the University in an undergraduate or graduate capacity.

Please note: to reflect UCD’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, the nominations will represent a balance in terms of gender and diversity of experience.

Exclusions for nomination of UCD Alumni Awards

UCD employees (except for adjunct and visiting professors), previous UCD Foundation Day Medallists and previous UCD Alumni Award winners are not eligible for nomination.

Awards may not be awarded posthumously.