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Katie Hill, University of Bristol, wins the AGCAS Significant Contribution Award – Individual 2020

15 July 2020

The winner of the AGCAS Significant Contribution Award – Individual 2020 is Katie Hill, University of Bristol.

Katie enables the University of Bristol Careers Service to support and demonstrate ‘success’ for students and graduates, using digital tools and graduate destination data to develop and inform student support. Her work has outstanding impact. As Operations Manager, she successfully leads a team which ensures data, systems, web, and communications underpin student and employer operations. Her strategic approach, can-do attitude, excellent team leadership, and relentless focus on how data, systems, and processes help inform better decisions and more impactful services make her an absolute star and a model of what operations managers should be.

Judges comments

Of the winner, the judges said:

“Universities and other work places are being transformed by how we use data. Data, systems and infrastructure are utterly crucial to the work of a careers service, and the people who do these roles well are so important and valued. What they do makes everything else work. Katie is making an exceptional contribution, going beyond the service to the institution, and further to have a real impact on the sector.

The winner was announced at the AGCAS Awards for Excellence showcase webinar on 15 July 2020.