NUE Awards 2022


The winners of the 2022 National Undergraduate Employability Awards, organised by, 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

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 
TG Consulting

Best Diversity Initiative in Work Experience 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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

Best Intern
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

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
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
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