London Higher celebrates UK capital’s HE sector with inaugural awards ceremony

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London Higher, which represents education providers in the UK capital, held its inaugural awards in London this week to shine a light on members’ successes outstanding quality of HE on offer.

Finalists gathered at a glamorous awards ceremony at Chartered Accountants Hall in Moorgate, supported by media partner The PIE News.

The evening featured electrifying musical performances from students at Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Urdang – City, University of London, as well as filming and photography by students from Middlesex University London and a compere from Rose Bruford College.

University College London and King’s College London were among the winners and highly commended entrants across 12 categories, which recognised excellence in sustainability leadership, research and knowledge exchange, enhancing the overseas student experience in London, and lots more.

The quality of HE on show was truly inspiring, and we’re sure that the event will be the first of many successful London Higher Awards ceremonies

Amy Baker, The PIE

“We were thrilled to support the inaugural London Higher Awards as its media partner. The quality of HE on show was truly inspiring, and we’re sure that the event will be the first of many successful London Higher Awards ceremonies,” said The PIE’s CEO Amy Baker.

The winners were:

Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year

Winners – St Mary’s University Twickenham

Highly commended – Ravensbourne University

Healthcare Partnership of the Year

Winners – University College London

Highly commended – Middlesex University

Outstanding Contribution to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in London

Winners – Rose Bruford College

Highly commended – Goldsmiths, University of London

Outstanding Contribution to the Local London Community

Winners – King’s College London

Highly commended – Brunel University

Best Entrepreneurial Initiative at a London University

Winners – University of the Arts London

Outstanding Wellbeing Support for Students in London

Winners: Kingston University London

Highly commended: Queen Mary University of London

Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability Leadership in London

Winners – University of Reading

Highly commended – University of Greenwich

Best Research Collaboration in London

Winners – London Metropolitan University, Queen Mary University of London and University of East London

Highly commended – London South Bank University

Outstanding Contribution to Enhancing the Overseas Student Experience in London

Winners – University of East London

Highly commended – Northumbria University London

Best Communications Campaign Aimed at Promoting London HE

Winners – Royal College of Art

Highly commended – University of Greenwich

Outstanding Contribution to Student Employability

Winners – Queen Mary University of London

Highly commended – University of Westminster

London Creative Arts Initiative of the Year

Winners – London Contemporary Dance School at The Place

Highly commended – Guildhall School of Music and Drama

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