University of the West of Scotland has been shortlisted for a record number of national education awards.
The University has been nominated for nine Herald Higher Education awards, which recognise excellence across a wide range of individual, team and institutional initiatives.
The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 31 May.
UWS has been shortlisted in the following categories:
- Widening Access Award - UWS, North Lanarkshire Council & New College Lanarkshire - North Lanarkshire Pathways and Partnership Project
- Lifetime Achievement Award - Professor John Struthers
- Enhancing Student Learning Award - Collaboration in the Curriculum: A Partnership Approach to Academic Skills
- Outstanding Contribution from a University Student - Gemma Lumsdaine
- Outstanding Contribution from a Staff Member - Khadija Mohammed
- Research Project of the Year - Safeguarding wellbeing and sustainability in aquaculture
- Outstanding Business Engagement in Universities - Knowledge Transfer Partnership Centre
- Innovative use of Technology Award - UWS student success team
- Marketing/PR Campaign of the Year - UWS Together
I am absolutely thrilled that UWS has been shortlisted for so many prestigious Herald Higher Education Awards. Our impressive shortlisting is testament to the incredible work underway across our University in so many important areas, from research, enterprise and student support, to widening access and marketing. It is a record-breaking number of award nominations for UWS and I’d like to congratulate and wish everyone involved the very best of luck at the awards ceremony.
Dr Lucy Meredith, Interim Principal & Vice-Chancellor of UWS
Find out more about the Herald Higher Education Awards here.