2020 Winners

Business/Industry Collaboration – HE/FE Sector

Winner: University Centre Leeds – HE Science Team

Highly Commended: Tees Valley Logistics Academy – Education Training Collective

Business/Industry Collaboration – University Sector

University of Salford & Northern Care Alliance Partnership

Social Mobility Award – HE/FE Sector

Qube Learning

Social Mobility Award – University Sector

Sponsored by Smooth North West

University of Central Lancashire, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing – Foundation Entry Programme

Business Collaboration & Partnerships Award – HE/FE Sector

Newcastle College Energy Academy

Business Collaboration & Partnerships Award – University Sector

The University of Manchester & Tata Chemicals Europe – Eliminating iodine deficiency in the UK one meal at a time

Employer Engagement Award – HE/FE Sector

Winner: Backstage Academy

Highly Commended: The Manchester College – Employability and Partnerships Team & Employer Sponsored Programmes

Employer Engagement Award – University Sector

Sponsored by Smooth North East

Northumbria Students Union

External Relations Team of the Year

University of Salford, External Relations & Salford Untold

Innovation Award

Sponsored by Voiceworks

Leeds Beckett University, Carnegie School of Education & Story Makers Company

Student Experience Award – HE/FE Sector

Backstage Academy

Student Experience Award – University Sector

Sponsored by Communicorp

University of Salford, Salford Now & Quays News

International Partnership – HE/FE Sector

Winner: Grimsby Institute

Winner: South Shields Marine School

International Partnership – University Sector

University of Central Lancashire & Fernandez Foundation Hyderabad – International Midwifery Educator Programme

Community Engagement Award – Schools

Winner: Pocklington School Foundation

Highly Commended: Sedbergh School

Community Engagement Award – HE/FE Sector

Oldham Sixth Form College – Essential Life Skills Project

Community Engagement Award – University Sector

Sponsored by Heart Yorkshire

University of Cumbria – Institute of Health Nursing Team

Research Project of the Year

University of Chester – Eco-innovation Cheshire and Warrington

Research Team of the Year

Newcastle College University Centre Research Team

Teaching Excellence Award

Derek Fredricks, Acorn Academy part of the Calico Group

UK Leadership Award

Mike Kilbride, Birkenhead Sixth Form College

UK Apprenticeship Award

The Juice Academy

Business School of the Year

University of Bradford School of Management

Students’ Union of the Year

Newcastle University Students’ Union

Further Education College of the Year

Preston’s College

Entrepreneur of the Year

Sponsored by The Masood Enterprise Centre at the University of Manchester

Winner: Adrian Brooks, Backstage Academy

Highly Commended: Dr John A Patterson, St. Vincent’s School for Sensory Impairment

University of the Year

Edgehill University

Lifetime Achievement Award

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

Dr John Cater, Vice Chancellor of Edge Hill University