Why Should You Enter?

Business Development Opportunities

Making the shortlist at the Education Estates® Awards should already be part of your marketing strategy. Not only is it great for your brand awareness, but it can also improve client retention – and if you win an award, then you’re clearly worth doing business with.

Boost Morale

Award programmes have the power to pull a team together. And, after the time we’ve been through recently, being shortlisted for an award could really boost your team and fill them with positivity for the future.

Demonstrate Excellence

Education sector professionals attend the Awards Dinner to celebrate the achievements of their peers. Get noticed by entering in all the categories that are relevant to you.

Attract Talent

All businesses want to attract the best talent to their teams and having ‘Education Estates® Award-Winner’ appended to your company name adds the prestige that tells potential employees that you excel at what you do

Past Winners

Inspiring Learning Spaces 2019: School of Journalism, Media and culture, Cardiff University

The new School of Journalism Media and Cultural Studies facility provides Cardiff University with one of the most unique schools of Journalism in the UK situated in the heart of the new media centre of Cardiff adjacent to BBC Cymru Wales, providing a bespoke, innovative, collaborative and professional learning environment

Pupil/Student Experience 2019: NPTC Group 6th Form Academy Hubswdwdfdefdgfrgdg

Rio architects’ design has dramatically reimagined the existing college building into a striking new Sixth Form Academy Hub. The three-storey refurbishment involved a contemporary glazed extension and comprehensive re-clad. Its interior has been transformed into an exciting open-plan multi-use environment where students and staff can work and socialise together.

Innovation in Delivering a Sustainable Education Facility 2019: The Active Office (SPECIFIC Innovation and knowledge centre, Swansea University)

The office is at the forefront of smart buildings and proves the viability of the ‘Active Buildings’ concept. Through collaboration with international partners (e.g.Tata Steel, Cisco), it has generated considerable interest within the industry and a £36m centre has since been set up to aid large-scale adoption throughout the UK.

Innovation in Delivering Value 2019: Pentrehafod Comprehensive School

Pentrehafod Comprehensive School, Swansea was the £15M, redevelopment of a city centre school in a live setting of 1,000 pupils. The project was delivered in multiple phases from November 16 to October 18, and has received recent acclaim for its contribution to sustainable development,
and methods of working in live and challenging environments.

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Cardiff University contributes £3.23 billion to the UK economy annually and is focused on becoming a world-leading institute for both research and education, driven by creativity and curiosity. This vision is, in part, being delivered through the biggest campus upgrade for a generation – a £600m masterplan.

Project of the Year – Schools: Monmouth Comprehensive School

The second of two senior schools delivered by BDP for Monmouthshire, the vision was to transform teaching and learning throughout Monmouthshire and to encourage whole communities to reach their full potential as well as provide all with better life chances.