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Best University Placement Service (Under 100 Placements)

M&S

Sponsored by M&S

 

This Award celebrates the contributions made by a university faculty / department placement service in the UK who have gone above and beyond to help a small cohort of students apply and maximise their work experience opportunities.

Winner: University of Essex - Social Sciences Employability Team

Finalists:
University of Birmingham - Year in Industry Team
De Montfort University - Arts, Design and Humanities Placement Team
University of Dundee - Internship Team
University of Worcester - Business School

Best University Placement Service (Over 100 Placements)

M&S

Sponsored by M&S

 

This Award celebrates the tireless and invaluable contributions made by a centralised university placement service in the UK to help over 100 students apply and maximise their work experience opportunities.

Winner: University of Leeds - The Faculty of Engineering Employability Team

Finalists
De Montfort University - Business and Law Placements Team
University of Huddersfield - School of Art, Design and Architecture Placement Unit
Lancaster University - Management School
University of Sussex - Careers and Employability Centre, Placements Team

Best University Careers / Employability Service

Microsoft

Sponsored by Microsoft

 

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

Winner: University of Reading Careers Service and Henley Business School

Finalists
University of Bristol - Law School
De Montfort University - Careers and Employability Service
University of Greenwich - Business School Employability Office
Swansea University - School of Management

Most Improved Commitment to Employability

SAP

Sponsored by SAP

 

This Award celebrates the increased commitment 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 Mathematics & Physical Sciences Employability Team

Finalists:
Bath Spa University - Placement Service
Coventry University - UK Work Experience Team
University of Sheffield - Faculty of Engineering Employability Team
University of Greenwich - Employability and Careers Service

Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience

ASET

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: Dr Julie Udell - University of Portsmouth

Finalists
Frances Trought - Pearson College London
John Watkins - University of Law
Kate Chambers - Newcastle University
Katherine Cameron - University of Edinburgh

Best Collaboration between a University and Employer

ProspectSoft

Sponsored by ProspectSoft

 

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

Winner: University of Leicester and FDM Group

Finalists
De Montfort University and Enterprise Rent-A-Car
University of Lincoln and Siemens
Sheffield Hallam University and Grand Heritage Hotels
University of Southampton and Roke Manor Research

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