We have a lot to be proud of. Not only are we climbing the education league tables, we are also receiving national recognition for our work across a number of different areas including being named the Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013.

Take a look at the awards we have won over the last few years:

Awards 2019

Winners

Queen’s Anniversary Prize for future-proofing the rail network

CMI Outstanding Innovation and Delivery Award

Awards 2018

Winners

Guardian University Awards - Course and Curriculum Design

THELMAS - Outstanding Leadership and Management Team

THELMAS - Outstanding Strategic Planning Team

Cost Sector Catering Awards - University/College Award

Awards 2017

Winners

Teaching Excellence Framework Gold

Global Teaching Excellence Award

Times Higher's world top 200 "young universities"

 

Awards 2016

Winners

First in England for professionally qualified teaching staff

The Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards – Outstanding Library Team

The Guardian Higher Education Awards - Inspiring Buildings - Heritage Quay


Awards 2015

Winners

Archive Service Accreditation - Heritage Quay

Royal Historical Society Public History Prize - Heritage Quay

Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development - Times Higher Education Awards

Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education

Athena SWAN Bronze Award - Equality Challenge Unit

New University of the Year - Educate North Awards

Leadership Award - Educate North Awards

CASE Circle of Excellence Awards - Undergraduate Prospectus 2015/16 Bronze Award - Marketing, Communications and Student Recruitment

Outstanding Finance Team - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards


Awards 2014

Winners

The Times Higher Education Best University Workplace

QS Stars Rated for Excellence - QS 4 Star Institution

CASE Circle of Excellence Awards - Recruitment Short Videos Gold Award - Marketing, Communications and Student Recruitment

CASE Circle of Excellence Awards - Viewbooks and Prospectuses (Print) Silver Award - Marketing, Communications and Student Recruitment

Government Customer Service Excellence Award - Computing and Library Services‌


Awards 2013

Winners

The Times Higher Education Awards – University of the Year

Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion – Liz Towns-Andrews

Queen’s Awards for International Trade

The Guardian Higher Education Awards – Inspiring Leader Award – Professor Bob Cryan

The Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards - Outstanding Registry Team Award

CASE Circle of Excellence Awards - Digital Communications Bronze Award - Marketing, Communications and Student Recruitment

HEIST Awards Best Undergraduate Prospectus Gold Award - Marketing, Communications and Student Recruitment

HEIST Awards Best use of Digital/Social Media Gold Award - Marketing, Communications and Student Recruitment

‌Shortlisted

The Times Higher Education Awards – Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community

The Guardian Higher Education Awards – Student Experience (My Reading)

The Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards – ICT Initiative of the Year

The Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards – Outstanding University Fundraising Initiative

The Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards – Outstanding Leadership and Management Team


Awards 2012

Winners

The Times Higher Education Awards – Entrepreneurial University of the Year

Shortlisted

The Times Higher Education Awards – Outstanding ICT Initiative