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Nominations invited for University Business Young Leaders' Awards

29 Jun 2015

Closing date for entries is Tuesday, 30 June at 5pm

Very few young people working in UK HE are being championed as they should be. So, this year University Business magazine is launching the Young Leaders Awards to recognise the inspirational and dedicated under-30s working at and in partnership with universities across the UK.

Here is a short video promoting the Awards:

Award categories

  • Digital trailblazer – the tech-wizard using and championing the latest innovations to improve university performance
  • Sustainability champion – the eco-warrior striving to keep their campus green
  • People pioneer - the team leader offering great guidance and top advice to their troupe
  • Nifty networker – the outgoing socialite creating key relationships and opportunities with their cool communication skills
  • Legal eagle– the sharp-eyed hotshot displaying best practice across the legal HE sector
  • Marketing magician – the social media and marketing guru taking their university to the next level
  • Admin angel – the tireless organiser keeping everything running smoothly behind the scenes
  • Money mogul – the neat number-cruncher with their finger on the financial pulse

Submit nominations

To submit your nomination, visit:

  • Young Leaders Award, go to the nominate tab, select the award category from the drop-down box, complete the form and submit

The closing date for entries is Tuesday, 30 June at 5pm.

Further information

Follow the Awards on Facebook and spread the news on twitter, @UB_UK # YOUNG LEADERS

A panel of experts will be meeting in Bristol on 16 July to go through all the submitted nominations. A shortlist of three finalists will be selected for each of the eight categories, along with the winners. All finalists will be contacted in July and invited to attend the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner at the Park Lane Hotel, London, on 4 November.

Key dates

  • Entry deadline – Tuesday, 30 June
  • Shortlist announced – Tuesday, 21 July
  • Awards Ceremony – Wednesday, 4 November