FASoS student Aurelia Streit wins Student Award 2015

During the opening of the academic year on Monday 31 August the Student Award has been announced. This Award is presented annually to students who, in addition to their studies, make a special contribution to society or culture.

This year 10 students and groups of students were nominated for the Student Award. For an overview of all nominees, please watch the video. The jury felt that besides the winner, two of the nominees deserved an honourable mention, namely: UAEM-Maastricht and The Foodbank Maastricht.

The winner of the Student Award 2015 is Aurelia Streit. Aurelia has played a key role in setting up sub-committees for the Refugee Project Maastricht, so that refugees and students and citizens can share stories, learn from each other and even become friends. Aurelia organised a sports event, a Syrian refugee movie evening and she also helped the children of the Asylum Seeker’s Centre in Limmel to play and discover things they may not ordinarily have seen. Totally committed to the project, Aurelia applies herself happily, willingly and professionally.

The award consists of a work of art and € 1.000,-. A portrait of the winner will be added to the ‘Student hall of fame’ in the UM administrative building.

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