Award for Top Student Volunteers
Seven Oxford students have received Vice-Chancellor’s Civic Awards in a ceremony at which Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was also presented with the Freedom of the City of Oxford.
The awards recognise students who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in and commitment to volunteering. The Vice-Chancellor’s Civic Awards recognise and promote the positive impact of Oxford students on the local, national, and international community.
Michael Wilkerson, a politics graduate student at New College, has worked as a journalist to fight corruption and promote human rights and his most recent project has been to co-found Own Your Own Boda, a social enterprise in Uganda which provides loans for motorcycle taxi drivers to help them own their own motorcycles, accumulate capital, and build financial independence.Photograph of The Vice-Chancellor's Civic Award winners with Daw Suu and Professor Andrew Hamilton (Rob Judges)