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Amy Fox wins the AGCAS Outstanding Newcomer Award 2021

25 June 2021

Outstanding Newcomer


The winner of the AGCAS Outstanding Newcomer Award is Amy Fox from University College Dublin.

Amy Fox brings a wealth of experience along with a collaborative, creative and emphatic nature in all her dealings with students, staff and university stakeholders. Her positive and helpful personality and incredible yearning to look at new ways of doing things makes Amy stand out as a colleague and is highly regarded by all the team at University College Dublin. As a confident communicator and decision maker, along with having her finger on the pulse in all areas of current digital/social media, Amy has all the skills required for a promising lengthy career in higher education.

Judges' comments

Of the winner, the final judging panel said:

"The variety and scale of her projects gave Amy the edge in what was an incredibly competitive category. The nomination demonstrated strong content and clear evidence of impact in Amy’s work, and she received lots of very positive feedback from students, graduates and colleagues. The Instagram Live initiative Amy designed is particularly impressive, and clearly very engaging for students."

The winner was announced at the AGCAS Awards for Excellence showcase webinar on 25 June 2021.