Friday 06 09 2019
UWS has been shortlisted for three awards in the Times Higher Education Awards and The Herald & GenAnalytics Diversity Awards.
The Lanarkshire campus has been recognised in the Oustanding Estates Strategy category in the Times Higher Education Awards, as well as the Design for Diversity accolade in the Herald & GenAnalytics Diversity Awards.
Khadija Mohammed, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education & Social Sciences at UWS’ Ayr campus has also been nominated as Diversity Hero of the Year in The Herald & GenAnalytics Diversity Awards for her outstanding efforts in promoting equality in the teaching profession.
Professor Craig Mahoney, Principal & Vice-Chancellor at UWS, commented: “We are absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted for these awards.
“It is fantastic that the efforts of all involved in the delivery of our state-of-the-art Lanarkshire campus have been recognised by Times Higher Education, and as a university which prides itself on diversity, inclusivity and widening access to higher education for everyone, the shortlisting for the Herald & GenAnalytics Diversity Awards is particularly meaningful to us.
“A special congratulations must also go to Khadija Mohammed for her recognition and nomination as Diversity Hero of the Year. Khadija has been the driving force behind a wide range of work to tackle race discrimination and promote race equality in education and she has made an incredibly positive impression on her fellow colleagues and students at UWS."
“These nominations reflect the incredible work being done by our staff and colleagues across the University, so I would like to thank everyone for their vital contribution.”UWS Principal Prof Craig Mahoney
The winners will be revealed on 28th November for the Times Higher Education Awards and The Herald & GenAnalytics Diversity Award winners will be announced on 9th of October.
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