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The Association of Colleges awards celebrates excellence in the sector by hosting annual awards for colleges, their staff and students. These span diverse aspects of college life. This section of the website has details about our awards programme.

How we support members

The AoC awards are your chance to shout about what you do so well.

The Beacon Awards highlight the breadth and quality of education in colleges throughout the UK and are independently assessed. They help increase the understanding of colleges’ contribution to their communities’ economic and social development.

The Student of the Year Awards recognise the strength, resilience and determination of students and apprentices in colleges.

Director of Projects and Director of AoC Charitable Trust - Beth Bishop

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Senior Manager: Charitable Trust - Rachel Costello

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Charitable Trust and Membership Services Coordinator - Sarah Gardner

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If you have any questions, please contact the AoC Charitable Trust awards team.

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