Winners announced at the 10th National Undergraduate Employability Awards

 

The winners of the 2019 National Undergraduate Employability Awards,organised by RMP Enterprise, were announced on Friday 1st March at etc.venues, Bishopsgate, London.

Celebrating the outstanding achievements of employers, universities and students in the field of undergraduate work experience, the Awards saw 500 people come together to raise a glass to the industry’s finest.

The audience was treated to an afternoon of inspiring speakers including athlete and national treasure Col. Dame Kelly Holmes MBE (mil), Stephen Isherwood (ISE), Robyn Howard (PwC) and, for the first time, a student panel discussion with four students from across the UK

Big winners on the night included Accenture for the Best Recruitment Marketing Campaign and Civil Service Fast Stream & Early Talent, who walked away with the Award for Best Diversity Initiative in Work Experience.

Other winners included Bloomberg, who were crowned Top Undergraduate Employer 2019-20, based solely on reviews submitted on RateMyPlacement.co.uk.

A total of 17 Awards were handed out on the night to employers, universities and students.

The winners in full:

Employer winners:

Top Undergraduate Employer 2018-19: Bloomberg

Top Medium-sized Undergraduate Scheme 2018-19: Computacenter

Best Small to Medium-sized Undergraduate Employer: ProspectSoft

Best Diversity Initiative in Work Experience: Civil Service Fast Stream & Early Talent

Best Short-term Insight Scheme: DLA Piper

Best Recruitment Marketing Campaign: Accenture submitted by AIA Worldwide

University winners:

Best University Placement Service (Under 500 Placements): Business School Placements Office, University of Southampton

Best University Placement Service (Over 500 Placements): Employability and Careers Centre, University of Surrey

Best University Careers / Employability Service: Careers Network - Work Experience Team, University of Birmingham

Most Improved Commitment to Employability: Careers & Employability Team, University of Liverpool

Outstanding Contribution to Work Experience: Karen Malcolm, University College Birmingham

Best Collaboration Between a University and Employer: Staffordshire University and Staffordshire Police

Student winners:

Best Placement Student: Vijay Gill, GSK

Best Intern: Lukas Zettl, Bloomberg

Best Student Contribution to a Small to Medium-sized Employer: Rebecca Nettleship, HeartSine Technologies

Best Brand Ambassador: Olivia Williams, Linklaters

Best University Society: Warwick Engineering Society

 

Monday, 4 March 2019

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Winners announced at the 10th National Undergraduate Employability Awards