Aimhigher London Practitioner Awards 2024 – programme


5pm Arrival, drinks and canapés

5.30pm – 5.35pm Welcome 

Kieran Roper, Aimhigher London Alumni

5.35pm – 5.45pm Perspectives from a University partner

Nikki Anghileri, Head of Widening Participation, St Mary’s University, Twickenham

5.45pm – 6.10pm Looking back and impact

Justine Wright, Head of Programmes

6.10pm – 6.30pm AWARDS Presentation 1 – Individuals

Inspiring, Commitment, Collaboration, Ethos and Values, Ambassador of the Year, Champion over Time

6.30pm – 6.40pm Insights from Aimhigher London Alumni

Taylor Lee, Third Year Student, St Mary’s University, Twickenham

6.40pm – 6.50pm AWARDS Presentation 2 – Organisations

School of the Year, HE Institution of the Year

6.50pm – 7pm Perspectives from a School partner

Alex Pett, Principal, Logic Studio School

7pm – 7.10pm Looking forward

Justine Wright, Head of Programmes

7.10pm – 7.30pm Drinks and networking

Compere: Keiran Roper, Aimhigher London Alumni

Former CBSC student & UCFB (University Campus Football Business) graduate

Kieran is a QPR Trust College coach & tutor, UofH Men’s and women’s coach & professional Bloomsbury Futsal coach, analyst and coordinator. An ex-student of Carshalton Boys Sports College and recent graduate at UCFB, he believes that sport plays a key role in nurturing community cohesion.

Insights from Taylor Lee, Aimhigher London Alumni

Student at St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Taylor is going into his third year of Educational Studies at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. During sixth form Taylor participated in several Aimhigher London programmes including some virtually during lockdown. Taylor now participates in our conferences to motivate and inspire young people. Taylor believes “learning is the search for the truth.” He is looking forward to using this to support young people in the future.

Perspectives – University, Nikki Anghileri

Head of Widening Participation, St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Nikki’s experience includes teaching, research, advising and managing across education sectors and was awarded St Mary’s highest award for inspirational leadership. “Hosting the event to see the incredible work of our outstanding colleagues and students recognised is a delight.

Perspectives – School, Alex Pett

Principal, Logic Studio School

Alex Pett is the Principal of Logic Studio School. Alex’s experience includes teaching computer science and maths, Alex was also Vice Principal at our other partner school; Springwest Academy. Alex believes that all ‘students should have exposure to the widest range of aspirant destinations’.

Kieran Roper

Taylor Lee

Nikki Anghileri

Alex Pett

View our nominees for this year's awards