NUE Awards 2022Sustainability
The winners of the 2022 National Undergraduate Employability Awards, organised by RateMyPlacement.co.uk, were announced on Friday 4th March.
Four 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, Hannah Mills, OBE inspired the audience with her Olympic journey, becoming the most successful sailor in Olympic history. She also talked about being an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sustainability Ambassador and how she launched the Big Plastic Pledge in 2019 - an athlete movement to change the way single use plastic is used in and beyond sport.
Other winners on the night included NatWest for the Best Virtual Internship and Aston University for the Best University Placement Service.
Big winners included the University of Liverpool and Crowberry Consulting who took home the trophy for Best Collaboration between Universities and Employers. L'Oréal was crowned Best Undergraduate Employer 2022-2023, based solely on student-written reviews submitted on RateMyPlacement.co.uk.
A total of 17 Awards were handed out on the night to employers, universities and students.
NUE Awards 2022 Winners
Best Undergraduate Employer 2022/23
Best Medium-sized Undergraduate Scheme 2022/23
Best Small to Medium-sized Undergraduate Employer
Best Diversity Initiative in Work Experience
Best Virtual Internship
Best Recruitment Marketing Campaign
Accenture (In partnership with ThirtyThree)
Best Development Programme
Best University Placement Service
Careers and Placements, Aston University
Best University Careers / Employability Service
Careers and Employability Service, University of Surrey
Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience
Lisa Taylor, University of East Anglia
Best Collaboration Between Universities & Employers
University of Liverpool and Crowberry Consulting
Best Widening Participation Initiative:
ELEVATE, Kingston University
Best Placement Student
Simona Koleva, IBM
Georgia Coombs, Yoello
Best Student Contribution to a Small to Medium-sized Employer
Rakshanda Khaunte, BLive
Best Brand Manager
Poppy Davenport, CMS
Best University Society
Headucate, University of East Anglia