National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2019 shortlist unveiled

National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2019 shortlist unveiled


The National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2019 shortlist has been revealed. With 17 awards up for grabs, the Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of employers, universities and students in the undergraduate industry.

In its tenth year the NUE Awards will take place on Friday 1st March 2019 in etc. venues, 155 Bishopsgate in Liverpool Street. With industry speakers and a very special surprise guest speaker being announced in the new year, this year’s Awards are set to be the best yet.

You can find out more and purchase tickets by visiting the NUE Awards website here.

The 2019 shortlist in full:


Employers who have ranked in the Top 100 Undergraduate Employers and Top 50 Medium-sized Undergraduate Tables have been notified and will be announced at the Awards Ceremony in March.

Best Diversity Initiative in Work Experience

  • Civil Service Fast Stream and Early Talent
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Heathrow Airport Limited
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Shoosmiths

Best Short-term Insight Scheme

  • DLA Piper UK LLP
  • Mace Group
  • M&G Investments
  • Rothschild & Co
  • Taylor Wessing

Best Recruitment Marketing Campaign

  • Accenture submitted by AIA Worldwide
  • Deloitte submitted by SMRS
  • Department for Education
  • HSBC
  • Siemens submitted by AIA Worldwide

Top Small to Medium-sized Undergraduate Employer

  • amber energy, The Student Energy Project
  • Canon Medical Research Europe
  • Clock
  • Egress Software Technologies
  • Limitless Travel
  • Mayden
  • Measuremen
  • MMT Digital
  • ProspectSoft


Best University Placement Service (Under 500 Placements)

  • Cardiff University, Go Wales Team
  • De Montfort University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Southampton, Business Schools Placements Office
  • University of Sunderland, Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism

Best University Placement Service (Over 500 Placements)

  • Cardiff University, Futures Connect and Employer Engagement Team
  • De Montfort University, Faculty of Business and Law Placements Team
  • Leeds Trinity University
  • University of Liverpool, Placement Team, Careers and Employability
  • University of Surrey, Employability and Careers Centre

Best University Careers / Employability Service

  • Aston University, Careers and Placement Team
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Law, Employability Service
  • University of Leeds, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Team
  • Swansea University, Employability Academy

Most Improved Commitment to Employability

  • Bath Spa University Placement Service
  • Birmingham City University
  • City, University of London, Employer Engagement Team
  • University of Liverpool, Careers & Employability Team
  • University of London

Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience

  • Linda Leslie, University of Aberdeen
  • Karen Malcolm, University College Birmingham
  • Kate Chambers, University of Newcastle  
  • Kieya Arshia, University of East Anglia
  • Rebecca Claris, Foundation for International Education

Best Collaboration between a University and Employer

  • University of Essex and TTC WeTranslate
  • University of Dundee and Dundee City Council  
  • Staffordshire University and Staffordshire Police
  • University of Warwick and HSBC
  • University of West England, Bristol and DE&S


Best Placement Student

  • Callum McIntosh, Nissan
  • Daire O’Dubhthaigh, Interface Craigavon
  • Harshitha Shivakumar, IBM
  • Shani Connor, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Vijay Gill, GSK

Best Intern

  • Anna Skeates, Bournemouth Borough Council
  • Ivo Krastins, BuroHappold
  • Jordan Swanson, Cavendish Nuclear
  • Lily-Rose Fenn, Rhys Davies Logistics
  • Lukas Zettl, Bloomberg

Best Student Contribution to a Small or Medium-sized Enterprise

  • Amy Holmes, Constructing Excellence North East
  • Conan Bradley, Bloc Blinds
  • Jong Hoon Lee, Nosebleed Interactive
  • Rebecca Nettleship, Heartsine Technologies 
  • Tom Louch, Egress Software Technologies

Best University Society

  • Bar Society, University of Nottingham
  • Community Consulting, University of York
  • Consulting Society, University of Bristol
  • Enactus, Essex University
  • Enactus, University of Glasgow
  • Engineering Society, University of Warwick
  • Entrepreneur Society, University of Hertfordshire
  • LINKS First Aid Society, Greenwich University  
  • Oxford Guild Business Society, University of Oxford
  • Women in Leadership, University of Leeds 

Best Brand Ambassador

  • Matthew Davies, HSBC
  • Olivia Williams, Linklaters
  • Sophie Waterfall, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Sultan Iqbal, Department of Education 
  • Vincent Chaglasyan, Financial Conduct Authority
Friday, 14 December 2018

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