Sponsored Links: Few days left to nominate someone for the #AlumniAwards2017! Nominate someone for the #AlumniAwards2017! The Alumni Awards honour and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Nigerian UK alumni who are leaders in their fields and who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries. The awards celebrate and showcase, the impact and value of a UK higher education, raises the profile and reputation of UK alumni, their former universities, and the whole of UK education. Nominate someone today for the British prestigious international alumni awards celebrating the achievements of UK higher education distinguished alumni. The Alumni Awards are open to UK alumni currently residing in Nigeria who have studied in the UK, within the last 15 years at degree level. The awards are offered in three categories: Professional Achievement Award: This award recognises alumni who have distinguished themselves through exemplary leadership and achievements in their professional industry, and who can demonstrate the scale of their achievements and how they have made a strong and positive difference to their profession and society. Entrepreneurial Award: Successful applicants in this category will be active in initiating, or contributing to, innovative new business opportunities with strong growth prospects. Social Impact Award: This award acknowledges alumni who have made an exceptional contribution and commitment to creating positive social change and improving the lives of others UK university alumni from Nigeria can apply themselves or be nominated for the awards. Nominations close 16 October and applications close on 31 October 2016. For more details about the Alumni Awards 2017 and/or to nominate or apply, please visit: https://www.britishcouncil.org/education-uk-awards/enter/apply This post first appeared on Linda Ikeji's Blog. Read the original story here.