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The winners of the 2021 National Undergraduate Employability Awards, organised by RateMyPlacement.co.uk, were announced on Thursday 25th February.
Five hundred of the industry’s finest came together virtually to celebrate the outstanding achievements of employers, agencies, universities and students in undergraduate work experience.
Special Guest Speaker and Co-host of the Awards, June Sarpong, OBE inspired the audience with her journey on becoming an internationally renowned broadcaster, writer and campaigner on diversity issues.
Big winners on the night included Goldman Sachs for the Best Diversity Initiative and De Montfort University, for the Best University Careers / Employability Service Award.
Other winners included CMS who took home the trophy for Best Virtual Internship, the brand new award introduced for 2021. Bloomberg was crowned Top Undergraduate Employer 2021-2022, based solely on student-written reviews submitted on RateMyPlacement.co.uk.
A total of 18 Awards were handed out on the night to employers, agencies, universities and students.
NUE Awards 2021 Winners
Top Undergraduate Employer 2020/21
Top Medium-sized Undergraduate Scheme 2020/21
British American Tobacco
Top Small to Medium-sized Undergraduate Employer
Best Diversity Initiative in Work Experience
*NEW* Best Virtual Internship
Best Recruitment Marketing Campaign
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Best Development Programme
Best University Placement Service (Supporting Under 750 Students)
Employability and Placements Team, Huddersfield Business School
Best University Placement Service (Supporting Over 750 Students)
Placements Team, University of Surrey
Best University Careers / Employability Service DMUworks, De Montfort University
Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience
Vianna Renaud, Bournemouth University
Best Collaboration Between Universities & Employers
Keele University and Mondrem CIC
Best Widening Participation Initiative:
GO Wales Team, Cardiff University
Best Placement Student
Tom Honer, IBM
Mehgan Howard, Aecus Recruitment
Best Student Contribution to a Small to Medium-sized Employer
Simi Vagh, Egress Software Technologies
Best Brand Manager
Yi Kang Choo, Linklaters
Best University Society
Business and Investment Group, London School of Economics