Partners & Supporters 

We're incredibly proud to work with ISE, ASET, PlaceNet and AGCAS to help celebrate best practice within the undergraduate industry. 

We also partner with a number of employers, agencies, universities and charities in the Higher Education sector to help showcase the diverse range of entrants in our Awards. Not only do they get a mass of exposure within the industry and affiliate themselves with raising the profile of undergraduate employability but they also receive the opportunity to gain exposure to shortlisted individuals / teams in their category to develop relationships further. 


AGCAS is the expert membership organisation for higher education student career development and graduate employment professionals. Through our members, we support the best possible career outcomes from higher education for individuals, institutions, society and the economy.

Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience

ASET was established to advance the prevalence, effectiveness and quality of work based and placement learning in Higher Education and by promoting and publishing research into that system of education. 

Best University Society

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is delighted to sponsor this Award as societies provide such an important part of the university experience for thousands of students and can help develop invaluable skills required for the workplace.

Best Student Contribution to a Small to Medium-sized Employer

Our values are at the heart of everything we do here at etc. and is exactly why we support students who go above and beyond in smaller enterprises. We understand the value of students gaining commercial awareness, learning and developing on their skill set and getting a real taster of working life.  

Best Placement Student

At GSK we’ve employed placement students for well over 10 years. We are consistently delighted to see the huge impact that students bring to our business; our brilliant placement students are a true pipeline of talent ensuring GSK continues to help people do more, feel better and live longer. 

Top 50 Medium-sized Undergraduate Schemes

We are proud to support the Top Medium-sized Undergraduate Scheme as it’s so important to champion employers who are providing invaluable work experience opportunities to young people across the UK.

Best Intern

Illumina’s mission is to improve human health through unlocking the power of the genome, and our iAspire programme collaborates with individuals to unlock their full potential. By empowering them to learn, grow, and become a fully-integrated member of the team, they can lay the foundations for their own future careers. 


The ISE is an independent, not-for-profit member organisation. As the UK’s leading independent voice for student employers, the vision is that the success of every business is maximised by full access to student talent.

Best Short-term Insight Scheme

We are really excited to be able to sponsor the Best Short-term Insight Scheme Award at the NUE Awards. We think it’s important to offer students an insight into the business world and what their future career may look like. 

Best University Placement Service (Over & Under 100 Placements)

Business placements are an important part of recruitment at M&S. To help us find the right students to join our scheme, we work closely with a number of universities. Sponsoring this Award is a huge thank you to all the teams we’ve worked with during the last few years. Without them, our business placement scheme wouldn’t be where it is today.

Best Brand Manager

Mazars is proud to be sponsoring this year’s Best Brand Manager Award. We understand the difficulty for students to manage both a degree and university life. We are excited to have the opportunity to acknowledge a student who has gone above and beyond expectations to deliver a unique and innovative marketing campaign. 

Best University Careers / Employability Service

We sponsor this Award to acknowledge the excellent work of the university careers services who we work with to attract and hire the best talent for Microsoft across the globe.

Top 100 Undergraduate Employers

We represent those professionals dedicated to improving the quality and value of student placements across education and industry. PlaceNet is delighted to sponsor the Awards for a Sixth year! 

Best Collaboration Between a University and Employer

A significant proportion of our team at ProspectSoft are previous placement students, so we know first-hand how critical it is for employers and universities to build and maintain ongoing relationships. We believe an important aspect to students building a career path is how their university works with employers, and what initiatives they put in place to benefit them.

Most Improved Commitment to Employability

As a leading global technology organisation, SAP is at the centre of today’s technology revolution, developing innovations that not only help businesses run like never before, but also improve the lives of people everywhere. SAP is proud to sponsor this Award and understands the importance of providing access to practical experience to help develop its workforce of tomorrow. 

Best Small to Medium-sized Undergraduate Employer

The University of Birmingham are passionate about working in partnership with SMEs, and therefore couldn’t miss out on the opportunity to sponsor this Award. Our partnerships have led to bespoke internship opportunities with local social enterprise and start-ups, including the development of a national graduate programme. SMEs are a hidden gem of opportunity that offer students invaluable experience. 

Best Recruitment Marketing Campaign

This new Award is a chance to recognise the success of those graduate employers who put a lot of time and energy into their recruitment marketing campaigns and we are proud to sponsor such a well deserved Award.

Best Diversity Initiative in Work Experience

At White Label, we absolutely believe that access to higher education and graduate outcomes should be equal for all. We know that organisations perform better when their workforce is truly diverse and reflective of our wider society. We also know that a students’ background can influence how easy is it is for them to access work experience opportunities.  

Attending the NUE awards was an amazing experience. It was inspiring to hear the keynote speakers discussing the value of undergraduate employment.
Angus George
Angus George
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John Doe
John Doe, PWC
The NUE awards was a fantastic event, and one of a kind in terms of the focus it has on placement opportunities, and helping students secure top quality work experience.
Lizzy Jones
Lizzy Jones
We enjoyed the NUE Awards as every year professionally organized event with very inspirational speakers. Looking forward to partnering with you and here’s to the 10th anniversary of the NUE Awards
Ula Dolska
Ula Dolska