Each year, Linköping University chooses two Alumni of the Year to recognise the work and commitment of previous students.
To be chosen as Alumni of the Year, the candidate must have studied at Linköping University for at least two years on a full-time basis, and subsequently achieved highly, devoted her- or himself to an important cause or done something else worthy of recognition.
Nominate someone for Alumni of the Year
To nominate a candidate for Alumni of the Year, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out this form. The nomination must include the candidate’s name, programme of study, a brief description of what the candidate has done and of why you feel she or he deserves the award.
Alumni of the Year 2022
Gunilla Lööf and Salad Hilowle are Linköping University’s Alumni of the Year for 2022. On 7 October, they will receive their awards at LiU’s University Hospital Campus in Linköping.
Gunilla Lööf and Salad Hilowle are the 2022 Alumni of the Year at Linköping University. Photo credit Thor Balkhed
Nurse anaesthetist Gunilla Lööf has fought for more than 25 years for the right of children and adolescents to prepare themselves for their interaction with the healthcare system; she has also founded the innovative healthcare website the Anaesthesia Web.
Artist and film director Salad Hilowle works to make people of African descent a natural part of Swedish cultural history.
Alumni of the Year 2022 - Gunilla Lööf and Salad Hilowle