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Sponsored by PwC, and supported by AGR and AGCAS, 2012’s Awards were attended by over 300 representatives from both the corporate and higher education world.

Taking place at City University London, the event began with an interactive ‘Insight into Engaging with First-Year Students’ session delivered by On-Campus Promotions, followed by an interactive Q&A panel.

Gary Argent, Director of Careers at City University London opened the Awards, which were followed by an inspiring and motivational speech from Steve Backley, former Javelin World Record Holder and Olympic medalist.

The Awards were then presented by RMP co-founders Oliver Sidwell and Chris Wickson, closing with the announcement of the Headline Award, 'Best Placement & Internship Employer', won by Barclays.

Employer Awards

Best Placement & Internship Employer

Winner: Barclays

Best Medium-Sized Employer

Winner: SAP

Best Small to Medium-Sized Employer

Winner: ProspectSoft

Best New Provider of Work Experience

Winner: Cooper Industries

Best Diversity in Work Experience

Winner: Civil Service Fast Stream

Best Short-Term Insight Scheme

Winner: Linklaters

Best On-Campus Marketing Campaign

Winner: RBS (submitted by SAS)

Distinctive Contribution to Work Experience

Winner: Champions Life Academy

University Awards

Best University Placement/Careers Service

Winner: Brunel University

Most Improved Commitment to Employability

Winner: Careers & Employability Centre, University of Birmingham

The University Personality of the Year

Winner: Jim Wood, Newcastle University

Student Awards

Best Placement Student

Winner: Lillian Hiscox, Microsoft

Best Intern

Winner: Sophie Petrie, HSBC

Best Student Contribution to a Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise

Winner: Michael Daniel McAllister, Buzzlines Travel

Best University Society

Winner: University of Warwick History Society

Best On-Campus Promotions Brand Manager

Winner: Amelia Marchant, University of Surrey

Photos Highlights