The Guardian University Awards 2019: the winners

Nottingham Trent University has been crowned university of the year in the Guardian’s annual awards for its inclusive curriculum and focus on social mobility.

The award, which was introduced this year, is calculated on the basis of several measures, including performance and improvement in the Guardian league tables. These focus on the university activities that matter most to young people: quality of teaching, student satisfaction and employability.

 

Category winners

 

Advancing staff equality

Winner: University of South Wales
Runners up: University of Essex, University of Strathclyde

Business collaboration

Winner: Heriot-Watt University
Runners up: University of Leicester, Salford University

Course and curriculum design

Winner: Nottingham Trent University
Runners up: Brunel University London, University of Huddersfield

Digital innovation

Winner: London School of Economics
Runners up: Coventry University, Staffordshire University

Employability and entrepreneurship

Winner: Norwich University of the Arts
Runners up: Leeds College of Music, University of Central Lancashire

Internationalisation

Winner: University of Worcester
Runners up: UWE Bristol (International Water Security Network), UWE Bristol (Project Zulu)

Marketing and comms campaigns

Winner: University of London
Runners up: University of Bath, University of Sheffield

Research impact

Winner: University of Manchester
Runners up: Heriot-Watt University, University of Exeter

Retention, support and student outcomes

Winner: UWE Bristol
Runners up: Sheffield Hallam University, University of Glasgow

Social and community impact

Winner: Kings College London
Runner up: Imperial College London

Student experience

Winner: Newcastle University
Runners up: University of Westminster, York St John University

Sustainable buildings that inspire

Winner: University of the West of Scotland
Runners up: Huddersfield University, Swansea University

Teaching excellence

Winner: Manchester Metropolitan University
Runners up: Edge Hill University, UWE Bristol

Widening access and outreach

Winner: The Open University
Runners up: University of Strathclyde, University of Worcester

 

Original article sourced from: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/apr/10/nottingham-trent-wins-inaugural-guardian-university-of-the-year-award

Photograph: Alicia Canter/The Guardian

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