Student Employee of the Year Finalist

Student Employee of the Year 2018 is the UK’s largest student awards dedicated to recognising the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who go the extra mile in combining their studies and part time work commitments and the national winner will be announced on Thursday at a prizegiving ceremony in Cardiff in Wales.

Elen Parry with PrintCity’s 3D Print Manager Ed Keefe, who nominated her for the Student Employee of the Year award

An inspirational graduand has made the final of the Student Employee of the Year 2018 award for the work she does at Manchester Metropolitan University’s digital innovation hub PrintCity.

Elen Parry will be competing for the award, run by the National Association of Student Employment Services, after winning the North West regional title. 

Elen has just completed her three-year BA Three Dimensional Design course at the University’s Manchester School of Art – gaining a First – and obtained a job through the University’s Jobs4Students service as a 3D print room assistant working at the University’s PrintCity, a forward-thinking education and innovation centre specialising in 3D printing and digital manufacturing.

Elen Parry, right, with Ed Keefe, 3D Print Manager, and Peter Gough, senior lecturer on the MSc Industrial Digitalisation course


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