Awards

Modern Universty of the Year Award University of the Year Award Heist Award WINNER 2015

Carbon Trust Standard

Environment and Energy Awards

Times Higher Education

Energy Institute

Green Gown Awards

RICS Awards

Hospitality Assured awards 2015

2016

  • Winner - MODERN UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR, Times Good University Guide 2016
  • Winner - UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR, Whatuni Awards 2016
  • Top ten in the National Student Survey 2016 with a score of 92%
  • Winner (gold award) - Job Prospects, Whatuni Awards 2016
  • Winner (gold award) - Student Support, Whatuni Awards 2016
  • Winner - British Farming Awards Agricultural Student of the Year (Nicola Blowey)
  • Runner-up (silver award) - Accommodation, Whatuni Awards 2016
  • Runner-up (silver award) - Students' Union, Whatuni Awards 2016
  • Runner-up (silver award) - Clubs and Societies, Whatuni Awards 2016
  • Bronze award - Courses and Lecturers, Whatuni Awards 2016
  • Bronze award - University Facilities, Whatuni Awards 2016
  • Runner-up - Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015-16
  • Winner - RABDF Dairy Student of the Year Award (Andrew Harrison)
  • Winner - Farmers Club Pinnacle Award (student Katie Wooliscroft)
  • Winner - Global Pulse Confederation #LovePulses competition (student Charlotte Reynolds)
  • Winner - Guardian University Award for Best Marketing and Communications Campaign
  • Winner - Student Voice Award, HEIST Awards 2016
  • Bronze award - Best Postgraduate Prospectus, HEIST Awards 2016
  • Bronze award - Best Community/Business Engagement Campaign, HEIST Awards 2016
  • Finalist at HEIST Awards 2016 in: Marketing Team of the Year, Best Low Budget Initiative, Best Use of Innovation in Education Marketing, Best Postgraduate Prospectus (printed), Best Prospectus from a Specialist Institution (printed), Most Effective Use of Social Media, Best Postgraduate Student Recruitment Initiative - Should I do a Masters?
  • Winner - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Marketing and Communications Team
  • Finalist - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Student Admissions Team
  • Finalist - Chartered Institute of Marketing Awards, Team of the Year
  • Finalist - Chartered Institute of Marketing Awards, Brand Experience Award
  • Finalist - Chartered Institute of Marketing Awards, Campaign of the Year

2015

  • Winner - WhatUni Student Choice Award for Student Support
  • Runner-up - WhatUni Student Choice Awards University of the Year
  • Runner-up - WhatUni Student Choice Award for Accommodation
  • Runner-up - WhatUni Student Choice Award for Courses and Lecturers
  • Runner-up - WhatUni Student Choice Award for Job Prospects
  • 2nd runner-up - WhatUni Student Choice Award for University Facilities
  • 2nd runner-up - WhatUni Student Choice Award for Clubs and Societies
  • Winner - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding International Strategy
  • Finalist - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Marketing and Communications Team
  • Finalist - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Leadership and Management Team
  • Winner - Foodservice Footprint Award for Sustainability in Education
  • Winner - HEIST Awards 2015: Student Voice Award
  • Runner-up - HEIST Award for Best use of innovation and creative thinking
  • Winner - Hospitality Assured Award for Highest Scoring Newcomer
  • Finalists (x2) - University Business Young Leader Awards
  • Winner - British Farming Awards Agricultural Student of the Year (Joe Parry)
  • Winner - RABDF Dairy Student of the Year Award (Ed Towers)

2014

  • November
    • Winner - Venuemasters Award for Best Initiative to Improve Customer Service
  • October
    • Achieved Hospitality Assured accreditation
  • September
    • Finalist - Times Higher Education Awards for University of the Year
    • Finalist - Times Higher Education Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology
    • 4th - Youthsight Higher Expectations Survey, most welcoming UK universities
  • July
    • Winner - CUBO Innovation Award for Excellence in Student Experience
  • June
    • Winner - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Fundraising Initiative
    • Finalist - Telford and Wrekin Active Lifestyles Award for Adult Team of the Year
    • Finalist - Telford and Wrekin Active Lifestyles Awards, The Active Lifestyle Award
  • May
    • Finalist - HEIST Award for Marketing Team of the Year
    • Finalist - HEIST Award for Best Strategic and Corporate Campaign
    • Finalist - HEIST Award for Best Postgraduate Prospectus
    • Runner-up - What Uni/Hot Courses Student Choice Award for Graduate Prospects
    • 7th - What Uni/Hot Courses Student Choice Award for University of the Year
  • April
    • Finalist - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding International Strategy
    • Finalist - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Fundraising Initiative (won in June)
    • Finalist - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Student Admissions Team

2013

  • November
    • Winner - Prospects Postgraduate Award for Best Prospectus
    • Finalist - Chartered Institute of Marketing Awards for Best Public Sector Campaign
  • June
    • First Class Honours - People & Planet Green League 2013
  • May
    • Finalist - HEIST Award for Best CSR/Business/Community Engagement Campaign
    • Finalist - HEIST Award for Best Prospectus from a Specialist Institution
    • Finalist - HEIST Award for Best Website
    • Finalist - HEIST Award for Marketing Department of the Year
    • Finalist - ULiving CUBO Award for Best Catering Outlet
  • April
    • Finalist - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Leadership and Management Team

2012

  • December
    • Finalist - The Chartered Institute of Marketing, Marketing Excellence Award: Education Category Harper Adams Marketing and Communications Department
  • November
    • Highly Commended - Green Gown Award for Continuous Improvement: Institutional Change
  • October
    • Winner - Caterer and Hotelkeeper Acorn Award, Harper Adams Second Chef, James Chapman
  • September
    • Finalist - Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Support for Students
  • July
    • Winner - Catering and Hotelkeeper Award (Catey) for Sustainable Business Award
    • Highly Commended - National Recycling Award for Best Energy from Waste Initiative, Harper Adams Anaerobic Digester
    • Winner - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Estates Team
    • Finalist - Farmers Weekly Farm Manager of the Year Award, Farm Manager, Scott Kirby
  • May
    • Winner - Footprint Foodservice Awards Community Vote, Harper Adams University College Catering
    • Winner - Meat Management Industry Awards Training Scheme of the Year, PGCert Meat Business Management
    • Winner - BITC Dairy Crest Rural Action Award Big Tick, Harper Adams Anaerobic Digester
    • Finalist - BITC Dairy Crest Rural Action (national) Award 2012, Harper Adams Anaerobic Digester
    • Finalist - RICS West Midlands Awards
      • Regeneration Award: The Faccenda Centre, Harper Adams University College
      • Community Benefit Award: The Faccenda Centre, Harper Adams University College
      • Community Benefit Award: Harper Adams University College Anaerobic Digester
      • Design and Innovation Award: Harper Adams University College Anaerobic Digester
  • April
    • Recertified - Carbon Trust Standard
    • Finalist - National Recycling Awards 2012, Best Energy From Waste Initiative, Harper Adams Anaerobic Digester
    • Finalist - HEIST Awards for Education Marketing, Marketing Department of the Year
    • Finalist - HEIST Awards for Education Marketing, Best Use of Digital Marketing
    • Finalist - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards, Outstanding Estates Team
    • Finalist - Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards, Outstanding Leadership and Management)

2011

  • November
    • Winner - Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Development
    • Winner (Wayne Wright), BBC Food and Farming Awards Best Public Caterer 2011
    • Winner - Renewable Energy Infrastructure Awards - Renewable Electricity Facility Award (Also short-listed for Best Use of Biogas)
  • September
    • Winner, The Sunday Times University Guide award for the UK's Best University College
  • May
    • Winner (Paul Moran), The Energy Institute's Environment and Energy Award for Energy Manager of the Year
  • April
    • Short-listed for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Leadership and Management Team
    • Investors in People (IIP) Accreditation

2010

  • September
    • Winner, The Sunday Times University Guide award for the UK's Best University College
    • Finalist, Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding ICT Initiative of the Year - OpenFields
  • June
    • Finalist and Highly Commended, Green Gown Award for Sustainable Construction and Refurbishment
  • May
    • Finalist, Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award in the Outstanding Admissions Team category.
    • Winner, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' West Midlands Award for Project of the Year - West Midlands Regional Food Academy
  • March
    • Awarded the Carbon Trust Standard

2009

  • September
    • Winner, The Sunday Times University Guide award for the UK's Best University College
    • Short-listed for the Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Student Support
  • July
    • Finalist, Catering and Hotelkeeper Award (Catey) for Sustainable Business
  • June
    • Finalist and Highly Commended, Green Gown Award for Small Institution
    • Finalist, Meat Management Award for Best Training Scheme - BSc (Hons) Agri-Food Marketing with Business Studies
  • April
    • Finalist, Cost Sector Catering Award for University/College

2008

  • October
    • Winner, Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Development
  • September
    • Winner, The Sunday Times University Guide award for the UK's Best University College