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SUSU Academic Awards 2018: Medical Education Winners

Published: 22 May 2018
Faculty of Medicine Winners
Scott Border (top row, 2nd right), Sally Curtis (bottom row, 4th right)

Many congratulations to Scott Border and Sally Curtis who are amongst the Faculty of Medicine prize winners at the 2018 SUSU Academic Awards.

Scott was recognised in the Best Feedback category and Sally received her award for Best Pastoral Support (see below for the full citations).  The awards celebrate University staff who strive to improve the academic experience at Southampton and are voted for by students. 

The awards ceremony took place on Thursday 10 May at the University of Southampton’s Student Union and was presented by Sam Dedman, VP Education.


Best Feedback

Winner – Dr Scott Border (Principal Teaching Fellow in Anatomy) – Scott has ‘an exceptionally receptive outlook to students’ and is particularly attentive to feedback. He always takes time to see students and ‘clearly loves the subject and will go out of his way to make sure you understand what it is you’re learning’.

Scott Border, Best Feedback
Scott Border receiving his award from Sam Dedman, VP Education


Best Pastoral Support

Winner – Dr Sally Curtis (Principal Teaching Fellow) – Sally has been described as ‘an approachable and friendly person that we are able to contact anytime we want, for academic support or personal support and always expect a reply soon after’. She is fully committed to every student she encounters and her dedication to the BM6 programme is amazing.


Sally Curtis, Best Pastoral Support
Sally Curtis receiving her award from Sam Dedman, VP Education

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