Study UK Alumni Awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding UK Alumni who have made an impact through their work in their respective fields.

Winner - Science and Sustainability Award

Abhinav Sinha
University of Glasgow
A Senior Scientist at the National Institute of Malaria Research, Abhinav is currently leading a national project, the findings of which will help sharpen malaria elimination strategies in India.​ His research focuses on linking malaria and hypertension in disease pathogenesis and he has over 35 publications under his name. 

Winner - Culture and Creativity Award

Puja Changoiwala
University of Westminster
A published author, Puja Changoiwala, sheds light on the marginalized sections of Indian society through her writing and reporting. She holds a graduate degree in journalism from University of Westminster. Her work has also been featured in over 50 renowned publications globally, earning her numerous Indian and international awards. 

Winner - Social Action Award

Sugandha Yadav
Durham University
A Supreme Court advocate in India, Sugandha Yadav, did her legal training at Durham University. She has extensive experience in constitutional, environmental, and human rights law, having drafted, argued, and advised on over 300 cases, including the case to decriminalize homosexuality, the Right to Privacy, and the case against the Indian Government’s deployment of Pegasus.

Winner - Business and Innovation Award

Saumya Singh
University of Manchester  
Co-founder of India's largest interactive entertainment company, WinZO, Saumya Singh is passionate about building inclusive, culturally relevant products on the back of technology. Before starting her entrepreneurial journey, Saumya worked with brands such as the Times Group and KPMG. A Psychology post-graduate from The University of Manchester, Saumya is also a member of the British Psychological Society.