Alumnus/Alumna of the Year

Every year, at the Graduation ceremony, Halmstad University reward a former student with the award Alumnus/Alumna of the Year.

Previous award recipients

Alumnus of the Year 2024

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Christian Gyrling is a software engineer at Meta in California and former computer engineering student at the University.

Read more: Alumnus of the Year: From Halmstad student to tech leader in the USA

Alumna of the Year 2023

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Anagha Anand is a product manager at Robert Bosch Germany and alumna from the Master’s Programme in Industrial Management and Innovation.

Read more: Alumna of the Year Anagha Anand climbs the international career ladder in male-dominated industry

Alumnus of the Year 2022

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Daniel Ekvall is advisor in sports psychology for the men’s national fotball team. He has studied pedagogy and psychology, both with a focus on sports.

Read more: Alumnus of the year brings knowledge from the University to the national team

Alumnus of the Year 2021

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Peter Uppman is an Innovation Strategist at Region Halland and former student in the Bachelor’s Programme in Innovation Engineering at Halmstad University.

Read more: Alumnus of the Year: ”The value of studying at a smaller university is great”

Alumna of the Year 2020

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Rebecka Larsson is a former student in the Health Education programme and works with supporting individuals that have ended up outside the labour market and need to be rehabilitated.

Read more: Alumna of the year has rehabilitation of the unemployed close to her heart

Alumna of the Year 2019

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Åsa Ekman, children’s rights consultant and former student in the Bachelor's Programme in Sociology and Community Development and Social Action.


Alumnus of the Year 2018

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Christoffer Lindhe, entrepreneur and former student in the Bachelor's Programme in Innovation Engineering.

Read more: Worthy winner of Halmstad University’s new award: Alumnus of the Year