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University Awards

We know how important universities are in helping to engage students in undergraduate work opportunities.

From celebrating the outstanding contributions in work experience, to shouting about how your department has gone over and above the call of duty, our coveted University Awards reward and celebrate the commitment that universities show to students all year round.

Best University Placement Service

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Sponsored by Marks & Spencer

This Award celebrates the tireless and invaluable contributions made by a university placement office or standalone placement service in helping students apply and maximise their work experience opportunities.


Winner: Coventry University - EC Futures

Finalists:
University of Huddersfield - Business School, University of Leeds - Faculty of Engineering, Employability Team, University of Liverpool - Placement Team, Careers & Employability Service

Best University Careers / Employability Service

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Sponsored by Microsoft

This Award celebrates the outstanding and invaluable contributions made by the university careers/employability services in helping students apply and maximise their work experience opportunities.

Winner: University of Birmingham

Finalists:
University of Exeter, University of Glasgow, University of Leicester, University of Reading

Most Improved Commitment to Employability

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Sponsored by SAP

This Award celebrates the improved efforts and services provided by a university department, placement or careers service in helping students apply and maximise their work experience opportunities.

Winner: University of Leeds - Faculty of Engineering

Finalists:
Sheffield Hallam University - Business School, University of Hull - Careers and Employability, University of Liverpool - Careers & Employability Service,University of Westminster - Career Development Centre

Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience

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Sponsored by ASET

This Award celebrates the tireless and invaluable contributions made by a particular individual within a university to help students apply and maximise their work experience opportunities.


Winner: Mike Grey - Coventry University

Finalists:
Bianca Moone - Hull University, Darren Siggers - University of Liverpool, Harriet Kirk - Henley Business School, Sarah Leith - University of York

Best Collaboration between a University and Employer

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Sponsored by Unitemps

This Award celebrates the most effective and influential collaborations developed between a university/department and employer/s to offer students additional employability skills and opportunities.


Winner: Ravensbourne and Ogilvy

Highly Commended: University of East Anglia and East of England Energy Group

Finalists:
Glasgow Caledonian University - Glasgow School for Business and Society and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (ERAC), University of Birmingham and Capgemini, University of Nottingham Careers & Employability Service and International Celebrity Networks (ICN)