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The NUE Awards 2015 was the biggest and best so far. With two fantastic guest speakers, Steve Ehrlich and Jo Fairley, sharing insights into business, recruitment and success alongside the highest calibre nominees and winners we've seen yet. We would like to say a huge thank you again to all our partners, sponsors, nominees and attendees for helping us create such a prestigious event and for all their continued efforts to improve the face of undergraduate employability in the UK.


Employer Awards

Top Undergraduate Employer 2015-2016

Winner: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Top Medium-sized Undergraduate Scheme 2015-2016

Winner: YouView TV

Top Small to Medium-sized Undergraduate Employer

Winner: Toshiba Medical Visualisation Systems Europe
Finalists: Silver Door, Golfbreaks.com, ProspectSoft, Borro

Best New Provider of Work Experience

Winner: Norgren
Highly Commended BAE Systems
Finalists: Virgin Media, BlueBook

Best Diversity Initiative in Work Experience

Winner: Civil Service Fast Stream
Finalists: L’Oreal, PwC, Bank of England

Best Short-term Insight Scheme

Winner: Nabarro
Finalists: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Linklaters, Nomura

Best On Campus Marketing Campaign

Winner: Accenture (Submitted by AIA Worldwide)
Finalists: EY(Submitted by MSLGroup), Jaguar Land Rover (Submitted by Pink Squid), Thales (Submitted by AIA Worldwide)


University Awards

Best University Placement Service

Winner: Coventry University (Faculty of Computing and Engineering)
Finalists: University of Huddersfield – Business School, Lancaster University – Management School, University of West England

Best University Careers / Employability Service

Winner: University of Arts London – Student Enterprise and Employability
Finalists: University of Greenwich – Faculty of Business, Lancaster University – Management School, University of Wolverhampton – Careers, Enterprise and The Workplace

Most Improved Commitment to Employability

Winner: University of Kent – Careers and Employability Service
Finalists: University of Leeds – Faculty of Engineering, University of Sussex School of Business – Management and Economics, University of Ulster, University of West England – Employability and Enterprise Service

Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience

Winner: Professor Paddy Gray – Ulster University
Finalists: James Corbin – University of Kent, Jo Mcreedie – University of Exeter, Samuel Clark – Canterbury Christ Church University


Student Awards

Best Placement Student

Winner: Nick Luscombe (Microsoft)
Highy Commended: Pippa Rodgers (Waitrose)
Finalists: Amy Blanthorn-Hazell (IBM), Hasan Laher (Rolls-Royce), Michael Turley (ConocoPhillips)

Best Intern

Winner: Oliver Reed (University of Southampton)
Finalists: Viviana Fedi (Enterprise Rent-A-Car), Neha Thakrar (PwC), Oliver Stubley (Silver Spoon)

Best Student Contribution to a Small to Medium-Sized Enterprise

Winner: Mihaela Gruia (FleishmanHillard)
Finalists: Clare Tomkins (Champion Life Academy), Jaesik Choi (Ecube Labs), George Maier (Renewal Trust), Laura Sinclair (Caulder Moore)

Best University Society

Winner: The Bristol Consulting Society
Finalists: Oxford Guild Business Society, Liverpool Entrepreneurs Network Society, Birmingham University Chemical Engineering Society


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