General information about SLU Alumnus of the Year

Last changed: 06 February 2024

SLU Alumnus of the Year is someone who is an inspirational role model for our students and employees at SLU and has a prominent career, or made important contributions, in their field.


Anyone who feel they have a connection to SLU can submit a nomination. The nomination period for SLU Alumnus of the Year 2024 is closed. The winner will be announced in March 2024. 

Who can be awarded?

General criteria for all nominees:

  • The nominee has a degree from SLU.
  • The nominee creates opportunities for a sustainable, thriving and better world.
  • The nominee is a role model for the present and next generation of SLU students, teachers, researchers and employees.
  • The nominee is not employed by SLU.

In addition to the general critera, the nominee must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • The nominee has had a prominent career.
  • The nominee has made an outstanding contribution to their field.
  • The nominee has done something that benefits SLU.

The recipient of the award is expected to participate in a ceremony during autumn term to receive the award and give a presentation about the current worklife and career post SLU studies.

Jury/nomination committee

The SLU Alumnus of the year 2024 will be selected by a jury consisting of: 

  • SLU Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • SLU Head of Communications
  • Board of Education representative
  • SLUSS representative
  • SLU Alumna of the Year 2023