June 2018 Newsletter

Read about our programme conclusion and what is next for One Degree over the summer.

Saturday, 9th June was our final session of the 2017/18 programme. Thank you so much to all of you – mentors, tutors, teachers, interns, alumni, and supporters near and afar. Even if all you did was read our newsletters each month – thank you!

To our 97 mentors who participated from anything from one to 15 sessions helping us acheive a record number of logged mentor hours this year – your impact cannot be understated and even though it cannot always be immediately felt it does make a tremendous difference. We truly are SO VERY GRATEFUL!

This year’s mentor award winners (with prizes) were:

Mentors voted, students voted and One Degree staff voted…and here are the results:

  • Best English Mentor Award – Toby
  • Best Maths Mentor Award – Liz
  • Most Committed Mentors (most sessions attended) – Rashmi and Kari
  • Mentor of the Year (sessions attended and votes received) – Florent 

And, a big thanks to Ade Ife Tokan who got voted as guest speaker of the year.

Other special mentions made by the students go to Kevin, Celine, Rudi

This year’s student award winners (with prizes) were:

  • Students of the Year – Sezer & Felipa (iPad & Floating Trophies)
  • Most Improved Maths Student – Cyril (Vouchers)
  • Most Improved English Student – Bradley (Vouchers)
  • Special mention to Cristina for her consistency (Chocolates)
  • Special mention to Mike who raised £250 for One Degree via his Art Auction.

15 students with perfect attendance (Hampers) – Adna, Ahmed, Albert, Anila, Anyale, Cristina, Cyril, Felipa, Hatice, Hussein, Joshua, Kevel, Mike, Rinaldo, Sezer

And a thank you to our sponsors & patrons!

Patrons – Find out about our patrons here
Programme sponsors – RP Martin, Ayem, RM Captial, Autonomous Research, Sourcing Property, IDG
Food sponsors – Tops Pizzas, Pret-a-Manager, Gails Bakery, Le Pain Quotidien, Starbucks
Marketing sponsors – Ech Design
Event sponsors – Hungry Donkey, Hult Business School
Education sponsors – Figtree Learning, Medesthai
Storage sponsors – 3D Storage

And to our amazing new CSR programme sponsors

RP Martin, COS Stores and Ayem (Danone)

Thank you so much for investing in our leaders of tomorrow.

Read more here.

And they thought it was all over…

In order to qualify for our annual Big Give Christmas Challenge, we need to gather £7k in pledges before the end of August. A pledge from you means that will donate if our Big Give Challenge is successful in December 2018. So pledge now and only donate later. It gets better…if you plegde/donate your donation will be doubled by the Big Give Challenge! Pledge here.