2019 Shortlist

Business/Industry Collaboration – HE/FE Sector

Backstage Academy

Career College North East

Greater Manchester Higher, Higher Horizons+, Future U, Network Rail & Mott MacDonald - FastTrackers Project

National Employer Training - a department of Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education

Newcastle College & Responsive Engineering

Preston's College & Leyland Trucks

The Launch Group & Newcastle College

The Manchester College & Flow Creative

Tyne Metropolitan College - Department of Engineering

Wigan & Leigh College Business Services Team - Apprenticeship Engineering Project for Electricity North West Limited

 

Business/Industry Collaboration – University Sector

Leeds Beckett University - Speech and Language Therapy Students Summer School

Newcastle University - Creative Fuse North East

Newcastle University - Estate Support Service

University of Central Lancashire - Creative Innovation Zone

University of Central Lancashire - Lancashire Science Festival

University of Central Lancashire & St. Catherine's Hospice Collaboration - Developing Futures

University of Chester - Chester needed professional help, and got it!

University of Chester - Eco-Innovation Cheshire and Warrington

 

Social Mobility Award – HE/FE Sector

Birkenhead Sixth Form College - An Engine of Social Mobility

Cambian Tyldelsey School Team

Learning Curve Group

Oldham Sixth Form College

Preston's College - 14-16 Alternative Provision

The Manchester College

The Manchester College - The Ideas Foundation Employability Bootcamp

Tyne Coast College - North East Sports Academy

 

Social Mobility Award – University Sector

Cumbria Collaborative Outreach Programme - Hello Future

Leeds Beckett University & the University of Huddersfield - Progression Module

North East Collaborative Outreach Programme – FutureMe

Newcastle University Careers Service- ncl+ Career Insights Award

Northumbria University - NUSTEM Primary School Partnership

University of Chester - STEM Green-Power Car Challenge

 

Business Collaboration & Partnerships Award

Chester Business School, Centre for Work Related Studies - Senior Leaders Master’s Degree Apprenticeship

Newcastle College & the ORE Catapult

Preston's College & the Central Lancashire Construction Skills Hub

The Manchester College - The Ideas Foundation Employability Bootcamp

University of Chester - Chester needed professional help, and got it!

University of Chester & Brio Leisure - Social Value Partnership

 

Employer Engagement Award – HE/FE Sector

Sponsored by

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education - Workforce Skills

Lancaster and Morecambe College LMC Business - Health and Social Care Workforce Recovery Initiative

Learning Curve Group

National Employer Training - a department of Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education

The Launch Group

The Manchester College - Employability & Partnership Team

The Manchester College - The Ideas Foundation Employability Bootcamp

The Sheffield College

 

Employer Engagement Award – University Sector

Sponsored by

Chester Business School, Centre for Work Related Studies - Senior Leaders Master's Degree Apprenticeship

Leeds Beckett University - Employer Engagement: Get Hired

Leeds Beckett University - Employer Engagement: Women in Leadership

Leeds Law School, Leeds Beckett University - Law Enrichment Week

Leeds Trinity University - myFuture Team

Newcastle University - Professional Placements in Psychology

nucleargraduates Development Programme

University of Huddersfield - Chartered Manager Engagement Project

 

External Relations Team of the Year

Newcastle University - Realising Opportunities Central Team

Newcastle University & Newcastle University Students' Union - Anti Social Behaviour Working Group

Newcastle University Students' Union - North East Solidarity and Teaching

Oldham Sixth Form College

Policy@Manchester - AI and Robotics

Policy@Manchester - On Cohesion

University of Chester - Westminster Centre for Research and Innovation in Veterans' Wellbeing

Wigan & Leigh College - Marketing and Student Liaison Teams

 

Innovation Award

Bury College – Information Literacy Initiative

Durham and Newcastle Universities – ACTION for Impact

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education – Estuary Student TV Curriculum Model

The Literacy Company

UCLan Community Health and Midwifery Sexual Health Team

University of Bradford – This is Bradford

University of Central Lancashire – Technology Enabled Learning and Teaching in Midwifery: Preparing students for a digital workplace

University of Central Lancashire – UCLan Publishing

University of Cumbria – ‘About Being’ project

 

Student Experience Award – HE/FE Sector

Sponsored by

Bury College - Exceptional Student Experience

Huddersfield New College

Lancaster and Morecambe College - Tackling Inactivity Project

New College Durham Contact and Enrolment Centre

New College Durham - Higher Education School Enhancement Projects

Newcastle College University Centre - Student as Producer Initiative

Oldham Sixth Form College

Preston's College - ESOL teaching team with support from recruitment/admissions advisor and wider College support services

 

Student Experience Award – University Sector

Sponsored by

Chester Business School - Event Management Partnership with Cheshire West and Chester Council

Edge Hill University - Catalyst Team

Leeds Beckett University Student Services - Symplicity

Newcastle University Careers Service - Guidance Team

Teesside University - Future Facing Learning: Empowering Digital Learning at Teesside University

University of Bradford School of Management

University of Central Lancashire - cJam

University of Chester - Sport and Active Lifestyle: Active Wellbeing programme

 

International Partnership Award

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education - Erasmus Project

Lancaster & Morecambe College - Erasmus+ APT Apprentice Preparation Training Project

Tyne Coast College - South Shields Marine School

UCLan Community Health and Midwifery Sexual Health Team

University of Chester China Centre - Business Research Institute

 

Research Project of the Year

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education - Erasmus Project

New College Durham - A research-based induction to aid student transition

New College Durham - Implementing Student Journal Clubs

University of Central Lancashire - Stories2Connect Research Project

University of Chester - Eco-Innovation Cheshire and Warrington

 

Research Team of the Year

Liverpool John Moore’s University - Face Lab

Newcastle College University Centre Research Team

 

Teaching Excellence Award

Sponsored by

Burnley College Sixth Form Centre - Teaching Team

Richard Davis, University of Central Lancashire

Rachael Hall, Preston's College

Dr Glenn Adam Hurst, University of York

John-Mark Reid, Preston's College

Dr Sarita J Robinson, University of Central Lancashire

Zac Wilkinson, Preston's College

Professor Howard Williams, Professor of Archaeology, University of Chester

Sarah Wright, Edge Hill University

 

UK Leadership Award

Sponsored by

Emma Forrest-Leigh, Grimsby Institute

Alison Maynard, Deputy Chief Executive, Tyne Coast College

Angela Williams OBE, Huddersfield New College

 

UK Apprenticeship Award

Sponsored by

Hartlepool College of Further Education

The Juice Academy

 

Students' Union of the Year

Sponsored by

Leeds Trinity Students' Union

Newcastle University Students' Union

Northumbria Students' Union

 

Further Education College of the Year

Sponsored by

Barnsley College

Bishop Burton College

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education

Hartlepool College of Further Education

Nelson and Colne College

New College Durham

Oldham College

Preston's College

Tameside College

 

University of the Year

Supported by Dr. John Kennedy CBE, Patron of The Educate North Awards

Edge Hill University

Newcastle University