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Outstanding University and Employer Partnership Award 2018

Outstanding University and Employer Partnership Award 2018


This award recognises a university and employer working together in partnership on a programme or initiative that results in graduate employment. Submissions should demonstrate innovation combined with a high quality of execution that achieves demonstrable results.



Award assessment criteria

Word count covering the 4 criteria must not exceed 2000 words. Entries that exceed the maximum word count will not be considered.

*Entries for this award must be supported by a testimonial from the client of no more than 500 words.

  • Vision – Extent to which the partners demonstrated a high level understanding of each other’s challenges, both contributing to the vision and objectives 
  • Description of key elements – How both partners collaboratively designed and executed the programme or initiative that meets the needs of both parties
  • Support – How effectively key stakeholders were involved in formulating and executing the strategy
  • Impact – Quantitative and qualitative evidence of overcoming original challenges and achieving vision and objectives



Award submission guide


Who can enter?

The Award is open to ISE members only. Entries are FREE of charge.


The rules

1. Submissions should relate to current scheme/most recent scheme. Please state the scheme start and finish dates in your submission.
2. Limit your entry to 2000-words (500 for each of the four sections listed above)
3. All entries must be accompanied by a 100- word summary of the entry as you would like it to appear on all publicity material (this is in addition to the 2000-word entry)
4. You can attach single page infographic or single page of 3-4 images (in PDF format only)
5. You can submit one web link (this is in addition to the 2000-word entry)
6. All entries must be submitted via our online entry system (below)
7. Companies may enter more than one category, provided that each entry has been specifically written to address the relevant criteria and is accompanied by a separate 100-word synopsis.


How to enter

1. Complete the online entry form (below) explaining in 2000 words or less, why you or your company should be considered a winner this year. Please refer to the category criteria as a guide.
2. Submit your entry and you will see a automated confirmation of the submission on the screen. 



ISE recognizes and respects the sensitive nature of the information submitted in the entries. We ensure that this recognition is shared by our Judging Panel and entries are not disclosed or discussed outside the judging process. Please ensure your entry summary contains no confidential or sensitive information.



Wednesday, 30 May 2018 


Good luck!