Business School academics awarded for high-quality teaching

We are delighted to announce that two academics within Birmingham Business School have won awards as nominated and chosen by students for their excellent teaching and commitment to upholding a high standard of education.

Professor Roshan Boojihawon from the Department of Strategy and International Business has been awarded this year’s ‘Outstanding Teaching Award’ - a joint initiative between the University and the Guild of Students. This award recognises and celebrates excellent teaching staff and is voted for by our students.

Roshan has been described as ‘knowledgeable, engaging and inspiring’, as well as listening to student feedback and keeping students’ best interests at heart. This award showcases the significant impact Roshan has made on his students this year.

Professor Mark Saunders from the Department of Management won the ‘Excellence in Doctoral Research Supervision Award’, which is also nominated by students. This award recognises the important contribution made by academic supervisors to the successful completion of high-class doctoral research at the University.

The criteria for this award included, enthusiasm for supporting doctoral researchers, ability to offer appropriate support, a concern to support the personal, professional, and career development of doctoral researchers.

Professor Cathy Cassell, Dean of the Business School, comments, “I am delighted that Business School colleagues have been recognised for their excellent contribution to the student experience. This reflects their dedication to teaching, learning and supervision, which we also see across the Business School as a whole.”

These awards are excellent examples of the Business School’s commitment to deliver world-class education to students, helping them to thrive and achieve their best work. The Business School aims to continue to provide the highest quality of teaching and distinctive student experience.