The Student of the Year Awards highlight exceptional achievement and celebrates successes.
Applications are now closed. The finalists will be selected in early autumn. All entrants will be notified whether they have been shortlisted as soon as possible after judging. A panel of judges will select three finalists for each category who will be invited to attend the part of AoC’s Conference and Exhibition 2017, where the winners will be announced. A number of highly commended students will also be selected.
The three categories are:
Young Student of the Year | Sponsored by Eversheds Sutherland
This category is open to anyone aged 16 to 18-years-old by 31 August 2017. There is no restriction on the course type or level they are completing.
Adult Student of the Year | Sponsored Chartered Management Institute
This category is open to anyone aged 19-years-old and over as at 31 August 2017. There is no upper age limit, course type of level.
Apprentice of the Year | Sponsored by Reed Education
This category is open to anyone completing/completed an apprenticeship. There is no restriction on age, type or level of apprenticeship.
Eversheds Sutherland is recognised as a leading legal advisor to the education sector being ranked in Band 1 in both the Legal 500 and Chambers Legal Directories. We have a dedicated team of education lawyers with a thorough understanding of the issues and needs faced by further education colleges. Our insight and understanding of the sector ensures that our advice is always informed and pragmatic.
Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards of management and leadership excellence. With a member community of over 100,000, CMI gives managers and leaders, and their organisations, the skills they need to improve their performance and create an impact.
As a leading service provider our portfolio includes over 70% of colleges and the ability to supply over 20 different specialisms including: H&SC, Property & Construction and Engineering. This means we have access to specialist lecturers and assessors straight from industry. REED are recognised for the quality of our service, the success of our sourcing strategies and for the significant savings we deliver.
NB: Student of the Year applications are only open to AoC member colleges.