NUE Awards 2016

Reggae Reggae Sauce...

The event saw over 500 graduate recruiters, university representatives and students join together on Friday 12th February to celebrate excellence in the world of undergraduate recruitment.

On the day were insightful presentations from Stephen Isherwood (AGR) Sarah Flynn (ASET) and from Aimee Bateman ( All were united in their message around how important it is that we prepare students for the ever-evolving job market. 

Topping the event off was our special guest speaker, Levi Roots. He wowed the audience with his inspiring story about setting up Reggae Reggae Sauce, ending his session in true style playing his guitar.

NUE Awards Winners 2016

Top Undergraduate Employer 2016/17

Top Medium-sized Undergraduate Scheme 2016/17
Barnett Waddingham 

Best Small to Medium-sized Undergraduate Employer

Best Diversity Initiative in Work Experience
Civil Service Fast Stream 

Best New Provider of Work Experience
IMI Precision Engineering 

Best Innovation On Campus
EY (Submitted by MSL Group) 

Best Short-term Insight Scheme

Best On Campus Marketing Campaign
Thales (Submitted by AIA Worldwide) 

Best University Placement Service
Coventry University, EC Futures

Best University Careers / Employability Service
University of Birmingham

Most Improved Commitment to Employability
University of Leeds, Faculty of Engineering

Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience
Mike Grey 

Best Collaboration Between a University & Employer
Ravensbourne and Ogilvy

Best Placement Student
Ben Kosky (Microsoft)

Best Intern
Jack Alexander (Enterprise Rent-A-Car)

Best Student Contribution to a Small to Medium-sized Employer
Georgina Abraham (Taragenyx)

Best University Society
University of Warwick Law Society 

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
We enjoyed the NUE Awards as every year professionally organized event with very inspirational speakers. Looking forward to partnering with you and here’s to the 10th anniversary of the NUE Awards
Ula Dolska
Ula Dolska

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