An Ayr woman has been recognised for her valuable contribution at the Student Loans Company (SLC). 

Rosie Logie, a student finance officer, was nominated by her peers in the annual SLC People Star Awards.

The awards recognise success and celebrate colleagues who go above and beyond each day to make a positive impact.

She received the Rising Star Award for SLC’s site in Hillington in recognition of her continuous strive for excellence and determination to get things right for colleagues and customers.  

In one of her nominations, Rosie was described as being an ‘asset to SLC’.

The 50-year-old has worked at SLC since March 2023, after taking 15 years away from the office environment to look after her young family.

During this time, she also ran a successful childminding business.

In January 2024, Rosie joined SLC’s Aspiring Leaders programme which helps colleagues develop a career pathway towards their first leadership role at SLC.

Rosie said: “Getting a nomination and then winning the Directorate ‘rising star’ award was a great surprise.

"As I haven’t worked in an office for quite some time, I was naturally nervous about the big change as things have moved on considerably in the past 15 years.

"However, with the support of my team and encouragement of my team leader I realised that I have a lot to contribute, and that my experience is valuable and relevant.

“This award reaffirms this and has inspired me to keep seeking out opportunities to develop myself and others.

"It will also hopefully inspire other colleagues who have returned to work after taking time out to look after their families or for other personal reasons. There is a place for us at SLC.”

Rosie was presented with her award by David Beattie, SLC executive director for change, data and repayments, and Audrey McColl, SLC's chief financial officer.

Audrey said: “It was lovely to celebrate success at the People Star Awards, and I’m so proud of Rosie and all our brilliant winners and nominees across the business."