Karen Malcolm

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About the Award

This Award landmarks the invaluable contributions made by a particular individual within a university to help students apply and maximise their work experience opportunities.

Why They Won

  • Having witnessed the positive impact work experience has on her students, they winner went above and beyond by proposing, developing and delivering a new employability module
  • The module has transformed students often lacking academic confidence, turning them into excellent practitioners, which has seen significant increases in academic results too
  • The winners dedication, persistence and professionalism has raised the profile of work experience, inspiring her students and the university, which now plans to roll out her module as a core module across the university


Linda Leslie
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A word from the Sponsor


ASET is proud to be a strategic partner of RMP Enterprise, and once again a sponsor for these Awards. For more than thirty years ASET has been supporting good quality placement learning through our work with universities, providing staff development, conferences and research in the field.

There are many unsung heroes in our sector, colleagues who work tirelessly to give their students a great experience, and we are delighted to sponsor the Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience Award to acknowledge these efforts. Well done to the worthy winner!