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

Dr. Sarah Qureshi

Cranfield University

CEO and co-founder of Aero Engine Craft, Dr Sarah develops eco-friendly jet engines to reduce global warming. Her area of specialization is Aerospace Propulsion where she works on the development of an environment-friendly contrail-free jet engine. While studying in the UK, she also worked on the design of autopilot for the mid-air refueling of drones and trained for acrobatic flying as a private licensed pilot, mastering several acrobatic manoeuvres.

Winner - Culture and Creativity Award

Dawood Shah

University of Westminster

An advisor and Director for the Culture Department in the Government of Baluchistan, Dawood is devoted to enhancing the role of culture and arts, using media and film, digitizing the system making it the core for the survival of the Balochi culture in the future.He introduced multi-media storytelling to inculcate normality in the minds of an otherwise conservative society. The University of Westminster provided him with skills, vital to pursuing journalism.


Winner - Social Action Award

Dr. Munir Sewani

The Open University

Amongst many professions, Dr. Munir is a teacher and a human rights advocate, serving as Assistant Professor at Sindh Madressatul Islam University. Formerly a visiting academic scholar at the Humboldt University of Berlin and the University of California, Berkeley. Munir has presented his research at multiple conferences, and empowered with digital literacy he has disseminated education to underprivileged communities including teachers from over 65 countries.

Winner - Business and Innovation Award

Yaruq Nadeem

Imperial College London

Leading the Innovation and Partnerships at National Science and Technology Park. Yaruq’s work generated revenue and start-up funding of PKR 10+ billion, conceptualizing 150+ start-ups, and 4,500+ jobs creation improving Pakistan’s position to 87 in the Global Innovation Index in the last 3 years. The Imperial College London provided him with unique learning experiences, and global perspectives to successfully design and launch multiple stupendous initiatives.