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Educate North Awards – winners announced

The North West’s education sector was celebrated at the Educate North Awards, held in Manchester on 25 April. Over 400 people witnessed a total of 23 awards handed out to competing education organisations and individuals. University of the Year went to the University of Newcastle.

Dr John Kennedy CBE was patron of the Educate North Awards and sponsor of the pre-dinner reception.

For the full story, see the Prolific North news page.

Radio partners announced for 2019 Educate North Awards

Radio stations Smooth North East, Smooth North West and Heart Yorkshire have all returned as official partners of the 2019 Educate North Awards.

The Awards will be sponsored by the Communicorp Ltd owned companies for the second year running and will highlight the best achievements of Universities throughout the region.

“Radio is a fabulous medium for Educate North,” said Dr John Kennedy CBE, Patron of the Awards. “The awards represent a tremendous opportunity to showcase the North in the middle of uncertain times.”

For more details, visit the Prolific North news story here.

Educate North Awards returns for 2019

The Educate North Awards – the leading event for the University and Higher Education sector – returns on Thursday 25th April 2019, at The Hilton Hotel in Manchester.

The awards celebrate excellence and the world-class success of the North’s University and Higher Education sector as well as rewarding success in Further and Sixth Form Education.

Launched in 2014 by John and broadcaster and producer Rob McLoughlin OBE, the Awards have gone from strength to strength.

For more information, visit the Prolific North news story.

Educate North Awards 2018

Hundreds of academics, students, executives and business people from across the North and the UK celebrated the region’s thriving education sector at the Educate North Awards on 26 April.

The Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel proved a suitably splendid setting for a night that championed success and brought together leading vice-chancellors, principals from the FE and Sixth Form sectors as well as some of the most talented staff in the North’s higher and further education institutions.

Delivered in association with RM Productions, Don’t Panic Events and Prolific North, a total of 17 categories were awarded, culminating in the prestigious University of the Year title which this year went to Newcastle University.

The Lifetime Achievement award, meanwhile, was awarded to Jim Keaton MBE of Liverpool Hope University. A full list of winners can be found below.

Entries had been up almost 40% this year following a major radio campaign with partners Smooth Radio North West, Smooth North East and Heart Yorkshire following a tie-up with parent company Communicorp UK and The Ministry of Results.

You can read more about the event and see photos of the winners on the Prolific North website here.