ISE Awards 2019: winners announced

ISE Awards 2019: winners announced


The winners of the 2019 Institute of Student Employers (ISE) Student Recruitment Awards were announced last night, at an awards ceremony hosted by Shappi Khorsandi as part of the ISE’s annual Student Recruitment Conference.

AIA Worldwide took home two marketing awards for its campaigns with Siemens and M&S. Babcock International Group supported by Blackbridge Communications were also double award winners along with Lloyds Banking Group.

Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive of the ISE, said: “This was our biggest awards ceremony to date, bringing together high achievers from the world of student recruitment and development. Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists. Every year standards get higher and we hope that their work is a valuable source of inspiration and best practice for others in our industry.”

The ISE Awards celebrate best practice in developing campaigns and initiatives that attract high-quality students. More than 20 employers, universities and industry suppliers were shortlisted. 

The award winners in full:

Marketing categories:
Best Single Purpose Attraction Activation 

  • Siemens supported by AIA Worldwide 

Innovation in Attraction 

  • M&S supported by AIA Worldwide

Best Attraction Campaign 

  • Babcock International Group supported by Blackbridge Communications

Recruitment categories:
Best Assessment and Selection Process 

  • Deloitte – winner
  • Fujitsu – highly commended

Commitment to Improving Diversity through Student Resourcing

  • Accenture

Best Work Experience, Internship or Placement Programme

  • Civil Service Fast Stream and Early Talent - winner
  • HSBC UK Bank plc – highly commended

Outstanding Employer and Supplier Recruitment Partnership

  • Babcock International Group in partnership with Blackbridge Communications 

Education categories:
Outstanding University Partnership with an Employer and/or Supplier

  • Middlesex University with Ministry of Justice

Best University & Employer Engagement Strategy

  • University of Limerick - winner
  • Coventry University Careers – highly commended

Development categories:
Best Graduate Onboarding and Induction Activities Programme

  • Clifford Chance

Best School Leaver and/or Apprentice Development Programme

  • Capgemini 

Outstanding Employer and Supplier Development Partnership

  • Barclays in partnership with WildHearts

Strategy categories:
Best School Leaver/Apprenticeship Strategy

  • Lloyds Banking Group

Best Emerging Talent Strategy 

  • Lloyds Banking Group

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

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