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Global Volunteering Award

This award recognises a volunteering initiative supporting an international cause.


Alexandra Hart - Tutor for Ukraine

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Shortlisted nominees

  • Stephenson College and Durham Global Schools - Lunar New Year Schools Outreach Project in partnership with Durham County Council
  • Matilda Prentis
  • Alexandra Hart - Tutor for Ukraine

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Matilda Prentis

Matilda is an understated champion of charitable and humanitarian work who has dedicated much of her time to help place Ukrainian refugees in the UK.

Louise (Jiayu) Liu

Louise led the Global Schools volunteering project as well as other initiatives through DUSVO to share cultures with schools and the local community.

Katie Stobbs

Katie did a splendid job on the Matariki Global Citizenship Student Exchange Programme by ensuring incoming visiting students from partner universities had meaningful placements and courses.

Stephenson College and Durham Global Schools

Stephenson College students have worked alongside Durham Global Schools and Durham County Council to deliver a fun and exciting outreach programme bringing the Lunar New Year to local classrooms.

Alexandra Hart - Tutor for Ukraine

Student, Alexandra quickly established Tutor for Ukraine as a DUSVO project recruiting a team of volunteers to provide English lessons for Ukrainian refugees who recently moved to the UK.

Mellissa Abdu and Tracey Baker

Dunelm Days is an annual event for Durham’s alumni and supporter community from all around the world. In 2022, over 40 events took place, bringing together over 400 attendees in 20 different countries to celebrate what it means to be a graduate of Durham University.


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