Gwobrau Gŵyl Dewi Aber Awards

Gwobrau Gŵyl Dewi Aber Awards

The University will hold the Gwobrau Gŵyl Dewi Aber Awards for the first time this year to recognise the exceptional contribution of members of staff and students to the use of Welsh in the University. An awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, 7 March at 7pm in the Old Hall, Old College and a warm welcome is extended to all staff and students to join in the celebration and to enjoy the entertainment.

Staff and students were invited before Christmas to nominate for 4 categories, and an adjudication panel have decided on winners for the following awards:

  • Exceptional Learner Award (staff)

A member of staff who has learnt Welsh and is making an exceptional effort to use and apply the language at work.

  • Welsh Language Champion Award (staff)

A member of staff who has been particularly supportive of the Welsh language in the workplace.

  • Welsh Medium Study Award (student)

A student who has overcome hurdles or who has made a special effort and is dedicated to studying through the medium of Welsh.

  • Welsh Language Champion Award (student)

A student who has made a special contribution to the community’s and/or the University’s Welsh language identity by volunteering or by arranging Welsh medium events for fellow students.

Three additional awards will also be given to acknowledge exceptional contribution.

An invitation to the awards ceremony is attached and please let us know if you are able to attend by sending an e-mail to wlcstaff@aber.ac.uk by 27 February.

All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you.