Guardian University Awards recognise Alliance universities

GuardianUniversityAwards2015_Logo_CMYK_wht-on-green_3-linesAlliance universities took home the top prizes at the Guardian University Awards last night.

The Awards recognise inspiring projects around employability, student experience, research impact and business partnerships. Alliance universities were the winners or runner-ups in 11 of the 14 categories.

Maddalaine Ansell, Chief Executive of University Alliance said: “Congratulations to all Alliance universities who have been recognised for their hard work last night. These awards demonstrate that our innovative and entrepreneurial universities are developing a new kind of excellence – based on world-class research that solves real-world problems and a student experience that produces entrepreneurial and job-ready graduates.”

The list of Alliance universities winners and runner-ups is below. You can find the full list of winners and runner ups here:

Business partnership

Winner: Nottingham Trent University

Runner up: Coventry University


Winner: Coventry University


Winner: Cardiff Metropolitan University

International projects

Runner up: University of the West of England

Online and distance learning

Runner up: Coventry University

Research impact

Winner: University of Greenwich

Social and community impact

Winner: Plymouth University

Student diversity and widening participation

Runner up: Kingston University

Student experience

Winner: University of Hertfordshire

Sustainability project

Runner up: Kingston University

Teaching excellence

Winner: Nottingham Trent University – Dawn of the Unread

Runner up: Nottingham Trent University – SCALE UP

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