Recent Nominations

    Please have a look at our recent nominations for The WOW! Awards!



    Tamsin Callaghan | Optometry and Visual Science

    This lecturer has worked very hard in providing study resources for first and second years when developing a focimetry project for students. This provided a very good revision resource and student feedback was taken into consideration for this. Students were involved in filming so it was organised a...

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    Sonia Brown | Student and Academic Administration - Postgraduate Team

    From day one, when I joined City, University of London (and indeed prior to my enrollment), Sonia Brown has been a support - answering all my questions very professionally by phone or by email or in person. She has never once shown frustration at some of my possibly inane questions and last minute...

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    Michael Powner | Optometry and Visual Science

    Mike is a great person who has really helped me grow and has taken the time to listen and understood where my difficulties lay and how to help me tackle them. He has given me sound advice, and helped me pave the way forward for my future career.

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    Latisha Stapleton | Divisional Assistant | Nursing (Internal)

    Latisha is always happy to help and does so with enthusiasm and efficiency.

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    Yaa Wiafe | Student and Academic Administration - Undergraduate Team (Internal)

    Yaa is always very helpful when I need additional information from the professional support team. As I have a disability, she is always engaging and supportive . She always initiates providing help, and I find that she really goes the extra mile in making sure I have the information to be able to do...

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    David Risebrow (Internal)

    David Risebrow is part of the City Events team. He helped me organise a National Care Home Research and Development Forum on Enhanced Health in Care Homes on 13th July 2018. This was an important event as it was sharing findings from a recently completed research study. Sadly the night before t...

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    Louise Phillips | Nursing

    I had a tough year being a mature student with two little ones; however, Louise has given me a lot of support thoroughout (academically and during placement). She made time to meet with me to listen to the things I found challenging, advised me and with her help I was able to adapt, enjoy and balanc...

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    Caroline McGraw | Health Services Research and Management

    Caroline is extremely helpful. She respects and listens to students. Besides, she's extremely understanding and helpful; encouraging and motivating students.

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    Peter Bentley | Nursing

    Joe Thuraisamy | Student and Academic Administration - Postgraduate Team

    Peter Bentley supervised me with my Dessertation (research ) and made it easier and comfortable to pass. Joe was quick to send my BSc breakdown to the University I am going to attend in September, which showed responsibility because it was urgently needed. Thanks again to all.

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    Saboohi Bukhari | Honorary Lecturer | LCS (Internal)

    Saboohi is an Honorary Lecturer here at City, University of London. She is an employee of The Advocacy Project, and has been instrumental in helping us develop our service user teaching. This is where we engage with adults with learning disabilities and encourage them to teach our speech and languag...

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    Alexander Scott | Divisional Support (Internal)

    I have developed significant problems over the last two years which have impacted on my quality of life and my efficiency at work. It has been very distressing for me. Alex has provided me with a lot of positive and professional help and support, and things would have been much harder for me in rece...

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    Caroline McGraw | Health Services Research and Management

    Caroline is a great lecturer whose personal interest is in her student's excelling. She is very encouraging, motivating and understanding; however very disciplined. A great mentor and role model for students.

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    Bridget Dwyer | Divisional Support (Internal)

    Bridget Dwyer is the Divisional Administrator for the Health Service Research and Management Division. She supports a large number of academics and is an exceptionally good administrator. Bridget is one of those calm people who just quietly, discretely and competently gets on with her job and is so ...

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    Laura Hollywood | Student Course Adminstrator | Student and Academic Administration

    Her assistance was enormously important in solving a particular problem I encountered, regarding my professional license. Her response was immediate, she went above and beyond her duty and I am deeply grateful for that.

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    Lynda Filer | Nursing (Internal)

    I regularly see Lynda going above the norm to provide support to her students and in addition always brings her cheerfulness to the helpdesk.

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    Justin Needle | Health Services Research and Management

    I approached Justin in June, 2017, which was only three months before the dissertation submission deadline, and asked him to be my supervisor as I needed to change my topic. He was very professional and supportive in helping me to find the right topic and guiding me through the process of writing th...

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    Jacqueline Davies | Nursing

    Mark Jones | Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for Adult Nursing | Nursing

    Both are great lecturers with great teaching skills. I have nominated them for the emotional and academic support I received when I was sick from 16th November 2017 to 5th January 2018. Jacqueline made sure that my worries and concerns were escalated to the right people and were resolved. She alway...

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    Sophie Battams | Deanery (Internal)

    With the recent staffing issues in my Division, Sophie has gone above and beyond her call of duty to help organise temporary staff cover for me at such notice. She has personally ensured that the process has run smoothly and communicated with me and other staff at all times. She is always profession...

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    Alison Coutts | Nursing

    Alison is an excellent teacher who explains in great detail in our biology lessons. She does not just read off of the power point slide but gives very good explanations. I am wowed by her knowledge and care towards ensuring we receive the best education in biology. She always comes to lectures happy...

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    Mark Jones | Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for Adult Nursing | Nursing

    Mark outlined his Departments potfolio of work and the extent of his responsibilities. He impressed me on his capability snd enthusiam to continually raise the standard of nursing. He is responsible for the courses and materials and is intrinsically involved in the Nursing Programme.

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    Amina Jahan Ali | Student and Academic Administration - Postgraduate Team

    After a long and stressful time trying to register with the university I sent yet another email trying to sort the problem out. Luckily for me that day Amina answered my email and spent the whole day sorting my registration out. She was fanatstic and extremely efficient, she's a credit to the team!

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    Addnan Choudhury | Student Course Adminstrator | Student and Academic Administration

    Sana Beg | Student Course Administrator, Quality & Student Support Team

    They've been incredibly helpful and supportive whilst I've been revising for exams.

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    Rachael-Anne Knight | Deanery

    Rachael-Anne is just absolutely superb. She is an incredible teacher. Calm, knowledgable, and supportive.

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    Addnan Choudhury | Student Course Adminstrator | Student and Academic Administration

    Addnan can solve any problem you have and has booked rooms for my private phonetics study! Thank you Addnan!

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    Sana Beg | Student Course Administrator, Quality & Student Support Team

    Sana is always happy to see me and always makes time to talk. She has booked rooms for me and Sue to practice phonetics in! Thank you Sana.

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    Amina Jahan Ali | Student and Academic Administration - Postgraduate Team (Internal)

    Amina has always been so helpful and assisted at the helpdesk, particularly when it becomes busy.

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    Addnan Choudhury | Student Course Adminstrator | Student and Academic Administration (Internal)

    Addnan has always been supportive in the team, particularly on the helpdesk. He has shown initiative and has always committed himself.

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    Shammi Akhter | Student Course Administartor | Student and Academic Administration (Internal)

    Shammi is helpful, friendly, approachable and always a team player. She is easy to work with and always assists me when I need help.

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    Sonia Lampkin | Workforce Development Officer | Student and Academic Administration (Internal)

    Sonia has always assisted me and provided excellent advice in regards to work situations and outside of work. She is always easy to approach and an amazing person to work with.

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    Rakhee Rana | Student and Academic Administration - Undergraduate Team (Internal)

    Rakhee made me feel welcome when I started and has gone out of her way to assist me with anything big or small. She is friendly, approachable and the best person to get help from.

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    Victoria Tunbridge | Student and Academic Administration - NHS Operations (Internal)

    Tori (Victoria) manages the allocations team for the SHS. Tori spends a lot of time considering student requests and always goes out of her way to ensure students have a great experience. Tori has built up an excellent rapport with our placement partners which has been vital in ensuring we continue...

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    Dulasi Nilojan | Student and Academic Administration - Undergraduate Team

    Dee was super helpful to me during a very stressful period. She is always ready to help and deals with queries quickly. Throughout my degree I have been able to contact her when I am in need and she has been brilliant each time!

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    Jane Marshall | Language and Communication Science (Internal)

    Despite being a really experienced member of the department, Jane always understands the difficulties that early career academics may experience. She is pragmatic and positive and patient with everyone.

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    Sally Morgan | Language and Communication Science (Internal)

    Sally is team-focused and pushes for every success within the division to be celebrated. She has offered continuous encouragement and ensures people recognise their own achievements by clearly highlighting them to the individuals.

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    Charlotte Eghiz | Student and Academic Administration - Postgraduate Team (Internal)

    Charlotte helped a student enrol onto her Moodle modules by staying online with her one Friday evening. The student had had problems with enrolment as her Hospital Trust had not allocated the funding initially.

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    Dulasi Nilojan | Student and Academic Administration - Undergraduate Team (Internal)

    Dee always knows the answer, nothing is ever too much, she will always help no matter how busy she is. Dee often predicts what I may need or what I need to do before I have even thought of it! Dee is a real asset to the team.

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    Dulasi Nilojan | Student and Academic Administration - Undergraduate Team

    Dee was so helpful; I called the University to follow up on a registration/induction email I was waiting for and Dee was so friendly and understanding. She personally followed up the email I was looking for to ensure I received it within 24 hours, but I was also given a direct line number to contact...

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    James Shaw | Student and Academic Administration - Undergraduate Team (Internal)

    James has been very helpful and has offered assistance during busy times, especially at the student helpdesk.

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    Colin Day | Division of Language & Communication Science

    I would like to nominate Colin Day who is a Learning Support Technician (LCS), Specialist Teaching & Learning Resources. He has been extremely helpful throughout the first year of my postgraduate Speech and Language Therapy course in assisting with hiring and using technology, including video ca...

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    Verity Sullivan | Deanery (Internal)

    Verity offered to help organize a Knowledge Exchange event for a SHS team of researchers to promote our research amongst NHS staff and service users. She provided meticulous input in preparing the event; anticipated our needs and provided great leadership and oversight on the day. She organized and ...

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