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2019 ISE Awards Finalists
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ISE Awards 2019 Finalists


The finalists for the ISE Awards 2019 have been unveiled. View the full list below.

More than 30 employers, universities and industry suppliers have been recognised across 14 categories for their commitment to raising standards in student marketing, recruitment and development as well as work experience and diversity of finalists.

Winners will be unveiled at a glittering awards ceremony as part of the annual ISE Student Recruitment Conference running on 8 and 9 July 2019 in Manchester.

Tickets and more information for the ISE Student Recruitment Conference 2019 are available here.

Congratulations to all of our finalists.




Marketing categories

Best Single Purpose Attraction Activation 

Heathrow supported by Amberjack
NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme supported by PathMotion 
RBS supported by Tonic Agency
Siemens supported by AIA Worldwide


Innovation in Attraction

Barclays supported by Tonic Agency
Bright Network
M&S supported by AIA Worldwide
RBS supported by Tonic Agency


Best Attraction Campaign 

Babcock International Group supported by Blackbridge Communications
Capital One supported by Blackbridge Communications
M&S supported by AIA Worldwide
Lloyds Banking Group


Recruitment categories

Best Assessment and Selection Process 

Police Now supported by Capp
The Frontline Organisation


Commitment to Improving Diversity through Student Resourcing

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
GSK supported by Amberjack
Lloyds Banking Group


Best Work Experience, Internship or Placement Programme

Civil Service Fast Stream and Early Talent
HSBC UK Bank plc


Outstanding Employer and Supplier Recruitment Partnership

Babcock International Group in partnership with Blackbridge Communications
M&S in partnership with AIA Worldwide
Rolls-Royce in partnership with Blackbridge Communications
Willis Towers Watson in partnership with Bright Network


Education categories

Outstanding University Partnership with an Employer and/or Supplier

Middlesex University with Ministry of Justice
University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Trinity University with #INLEEDS partners
University of Leeds with Smart Resourcing Solutions Ltd
University of Liverpool and Newcastle University
UWE Bristol with PeopleScout


Best University & Employer Engagement Strategy 

Coventry University Careers
University of Leeds
University of Limerick
University of Liverpool


Development categories

Best Graduate Onboarding and Induction Activities Programme

American International Group (AIG)
Clifford Chance
Lloyds Banking Group


Best School Leaver and/or Apprentice Development Programme 

Bowles Learning & Development

Outstanding Employer and Supplier Development Partnership

Barclays in partnership with WildHearts
BAE Systems in partnership with Impact International
Clifford Chance in partnership with The Smarty Train  
BNP Paribas in partnership with Alpha Development


Strategy categories

Best School Leaver/Apprenticeship Strategy 

Lloyds Banking Group
Morrisons supported by Amberjack

Best Emerging Talent Strategy 

Cognizant Worldwide Limited 
Lloyds Banking Group
Morrisons supported by Amberjack