Communicorp UK, owner of three of the North’s most popular stations is to be the first-ever official Radio Partner of the Educate-North Awards, now in its 4th year and will be staged at Manchester’s Hilton Hotel on Deansgate in April 2018.

Heart Yorkshire, Smooth North West and Smooth North East will present key awards on the night and cover the build-up and special ceremony and awards dinner online and on-air.    

The awards celebrate the world-class success of the region’s...
The prestigious Educate-North Awards 2018 are now open for entries, calling on the North’s world class University and Higher Education sector along with leading Sixth Forms and Further Education institutions to enter now and compete for up to 20 highly sought after trophies.

The 4th Special Dinner and Awards ceremony will be staged at The Hilton Hotel on Deansgate in Manchester on Thursday 26th April 2018 and entry forms are available here.

Launched in 2015 and supported by P...
The University of Chester is celebrating after scooping four of the 13 university categories at the prestigious Educate North awards ceremony, held in Manchester, including an accolade for its Vice-Chancellor.

The awards, now in their second year, celebrate the outstanding teams, people and initiatives from higher and further education institutions across the north of England.

The University won in a range of categories, with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tim Wheeler, picking up th...
Dean Paton, from Chester-based social enterprise Big Heritage, walked away with the top prize of £5,000 in the first ever University Entrepreneurs Challenge awards, staged alongside the second Educate North conference and awards. The second and third prizes were awarded to 4Lunch and The Aim Sky High Company.

This new business competition was run in association with The Telegraph Media Group, Barclays and key sponsors including Utopia Technologies, The Alliance Manchester Business School, UMIP (Intellectual Propert...
Winstanley College has been crowned College of the Year at The Educate North Awards, in association with The Telegraph.

The impressive title was announced at an awards ceremony held on Thursday 21st April at Manchester Deansgate’s Hilton Hotel. The college was up against the north of England’s finest education providers, initially being whittled down to a shortlist of just two.  After going head to head with the other shortlisted provider, Tameside College, host and multi-award-winning broadcaster, ...
MANCHESTER Metropolitan University has been named as the Business School of the Year in the North.

The University fended off stiff competition to take the top honour in the second annual Educate North Awards which celebrate, recognise and share best practice and excellence in the education sector in the North.

The news comes after the announcement that the Business School was awarded the prestigious AACSB accreditation in February, joining an elite global group. Only five per cent of business schools worldw...
NUSU were the proud receivers of the ‘Students’ Union of the Year’ title at last night’s Educate North Awards at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester, succeeding against other shortlisted nominees from University of Cumbria Students’ Union (UCSU) and University of Manchester Students’ Union.

The Educate North Awards celebrates the brightest and best education establishments in the North of England each year and NUSU has this year been honoured as being one of them.

Dominic Fear...
Last night, the University swept the board with three awards winning University of the Year, Students' Union of the Year and Employer Engagement of the Year for the Business School.
 
The Educate North Awards celebrate and recognise best practice and excellence in the education sector in the North. Professor John Wilson, Newcastle University Business School’s Director, said: “We are delighted that the Business School has won the Employer Engagement award for our Global Experience Opportunity Programm...
Last night, the University swept the board with three awards winning University of the Year, Students' Union of the Year and Employer Engagement of the Year for the Business School.

The Educate North Awards celebrate and recognise best practice and excellence in the education sector in the North.

Newcastle was recognised for its outstanding performance in the areas of business finance, teaching, research, student experience, innovation and economic impact.
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University of Hull scientists striving to help cancer patients live-longer have won Research Team of the Year in the Educate North Awards.

Dr Justin Sturge, a senior lecturer in biomedical science at the University, led an international team of scientists to two major breakthroughs. They made a series of discoveries, which will help identify the most dangerous forms of prostate cancer and lead to personalised treatment programs for men who have prostate cancer. They have also found a way to stop some types of cancer spre...
The Astrophysics Research Institute, leaders on The Virgo Consortium EAGLE project, won Research Project of the Year and The Football Exchange at LJMU and Prozone Sports Ltd won the Commercial Engagement Award. The Jockey Research Group was also Highly Commended in the Research Project of the Year category. LJMU had also been shortlisted for University of the Year, alongside Newcastle University, the University of Sheffield, University of Chester and Lancaster University. Newcastle University claimed victory on the night.

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The University won in a range of categories, with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tim Wheeler, picking up the University Leadership award. For the second year running, the University’s Sustainability Unit was recognised, picking up the Environmental Sustainability award in a category where the winner was announced on the night. Thornton Science Park was recognised in the Innovation category, and the institution’s Student Support and Guidance (SSG) team won the Student Experience Award for its Young Carers Support Scheme.&nb...
The NCC team picked up the Employer Engagement prize (Further Education) at the glittering Educate North Awards ceremony at the Hilton, in Deansgate, on Thursday.

On the night, it was said “judges were impressed by the engagement with the community that [the Nelson and Colne College] application demonstrated”.

Curriculum Leader for Catering and Hospitality Jason Benn said: “We are absolutely thrilled that our work with local employers has been recognised at the fantastic Educate North Awar...
An initiative to increase the policy impact of our research has scooped External Relations Programme of the Year in the Educate North Awards.

Members of the team Professor Andrew Westwood (AVP Public Affairs and co-Director) Alex Waddington (Engagement Manager) and Jane Bevan (Communications and Events Officer) attended The Hilton Hotel in Manchester, for the awards, which celebrate and recognise best practice and excellence in the education sector in the North.

The glittering evening ceremony was attended ...
Over 250 people from across the UK attended the second Educate North Awards last Thursday: an increase of 25% in numbers attending, a consequence of the marked rise in entries submitted this year. And the compere, Rob McLoughlin confirmed that plans were already underway to grow the 2017 Awards initiative even further.

The Educate North Awards initiative is delivered in association with The Daily Telegraph, Barclays, The Alliance Manchester Business School, UCLan, the University of Manchester Intellectual Property, Utopi...
DAVID WILLETTS, GREG DYKE, JULIE MERCER, VICE CHANCELLORS FROM ACROSS THE UK DEBATE THE FUTURE OF THE NORTH’S 33 UNIVERSITIES.

Lord David Willetts, the Universities and Science Minister in the Coalition Government will take to the stage of the second Educate – North Conference on 21st April 2016 at The Hilton Hotel in Manchester – to spell out his fears, ambitions and concerns about the Higher Education sector in the North of England and across the UK.

Weeks ahead of the crucial European R...
We would like to thank The Telegraph for supporting Educate North Awards & conference for a second year.

Following a successful launch in 2015, it focuses on a growing sector which, some see, as critical to the economic and cultural health and future of not only the Northern economy but the UK generally.

Now into its second year, research conducted in association with the event, will pull together the statistics which will allow us, policy makers and the universities to fully consider the economic, soci...
The awards night with photos from Prolific North - 8/6/15 - please click here

Northern universities “critical to the success of the regional economy.”

The opening address of the inaugural Educate North Conference was delivered by one of the country’s leading academics, Professor Sir Cary...

Northern universities have warned they’ll lose millions of pounds of vital funding if Britain decides to pull out of Europe.

“This is one of the biggest threats facing universities in the coming years,” said Professor Colin Bai...

A leading Northern based businessman and Philanthropist has been named as a key sponsor for The Educate – North Conference and Awards on 3rd June 2015 at The Hilton Hotel in Manchester – he will join The Telegraph Media Group and supporters Barclays and UMIP (University of Manchester Intellectual Property) the commercial arm of the University.

Li Yongsheng, Li Yongsheng, the most senior Chinese Governmental Official based in Manchester, will address the Educate – North Conference which is taking place in association with The Telegraph Media Group on 3 June at The Hilton Hotel Manchester.

Mr Li became Consul General in October 2014 after a career which has seen diplomatic service in Rwanda, Mali and The European Union. He is the 10th Chinese Consul General to be based in Manchester.

He will address the Conference as delegates debate the futu...
Educate North are pleased to announce new support from The Liverpool and Sefton Chambers. 

The Educate – North Awards and Conference is a unique event held in association with the Telegraph Media Group and proudly supported by The Liv...



Barclays Bank will be a key Conference Sponsor for the inaugural Educate – North Conference and Awards which takes place on 3rd June 2015 at The Hilton Hotel in Manchester. Full details are on the official website www.educatethenorth.com

Barclays – one of the largest financial providers to the Higher and Further Education sector in the UK ...


The University of Manchester’s agent for Intellectual Property (IP) commercialisation, UMIP, has been named as a key partner in the forthcoming Educate – North Conference and Awards which is being staged for the first time in association with The Telegraph Media Group in June.

UMIP has overseen £275m of investment by third parties in over 30 spin-out companies created from University o...