NextGen Awards 2023

The NextGen Awards 2023 winners have now been announced!

What are the NextGen Awards? 

After 10 years of working with fantastic student pioneers like you, we’ve revolutionised our annual Society of the Year Awards to bring you the NextGen Awards 2023. With 50+ awards already won during Bright Network’s lifetime, we’re going bigger and better than ever before…

At the NextGen Awards 2023, students and societies across the UK can get the national recognition they deserve for making a huge impact over the last year. Whether you’re part of a society that is empowering women in STEM leadership, or a student breaking from the mould and making pivotal changes for diversity, NextGen Awards is about every student and society that is making their mark and driving positive change. 

Check out the winners below... 

Bright Network's Student and Society of the Year 2023

Society of the Year 2023 (Sponsored by AlphaSights): University of Leeds' Students Against Sexual Harassment & Assault

Student of the Year 2023 (Sponsored by EY): Amandeep Sahota

Breaking Barriers Award (Sponorsed by Skyscanner

Society:Women in STEM (King's College London)

Student:Lydie Kitenge (Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry)

Commercial Awareness Award (Sponsored by Ashurst

Society: Aston Bright Futures Society (Aston University) 

Student:Kyle Tan (University College London)

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Award (Sponsored by Marsh McLennan

Society: African Caribbean Society (Cardiff University)

Student: Isabel Beresford-Cole (University of Cambridge)

Engineering the Future Award (Sponsored by TTP

Society: Women In Engineering (University of Sheffield)

Student: Fareda AlWakeel (University of Leeds)

Impact Award (Sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group

Society: DUCFS (Durham University Charity Fashion Show) (Durham University)

Student: Alexa Wong (University College London)

Legal Leaders Award (Sponsored by Reed Smith

Society: Durham University Women in Law (Durham University)

Student: Amandeep Sahota (University of Birmingham)

Technology & Innovation Award (Sponsored by DHL Supply Chain

Society: UCL Artificial Intelligence Society (University College London)

Student:Blessing Adogame (University College London)

Wellbeing Award (Sponsored by Bright Network) 

Society: Students Against Sexual Harassment & Assault (University of Leeds)

Student: Angel Au (University College London)

Women Who Inspire Award (Sponsored by Bloomberg

Society: PERIODically: The Period Podcast (University of Oxford)

Student: Ruth Abalo (University of Leeds)

Influencer Award (Sponsored by Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I

Students: Jessica Asiedu-Kwatchey (University of Cambridge)

Society: Cardiff University Equal Opportunities Law Society (Cardiff University)