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Gala Awards Dinner

Gala Awards Dinner

10 July 2018 | Celtic Manor Resort, Wales


The Gala Awards Dinner is the highlight of the ISE’s social calendar, celebrating the very best in student recruitment. The finalists and winners are awarded certificates and trophies in the charged atmosphere of the awards ceremony.

The timing of the awards dinner couldn’t be better as it marks the end of the 2018 Student Recruitment Conference and is the pinnacle celebration of the organisation’s 50 year heritage.

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to enjoy live entertainment, great food and to celebrate with industry’s best and brightest.

Most residential packages include a ticket to the Dinner. If you wish to buy additional tickets, go to the go to full conference website >

Student Recruitment Awards

Student Recruitment Awards is now open for entries. Find out more >


Awards Ceremony Hosted by Steph McGovern

Graduate Recruitment AwardsAward winning broadcaster, Steph McGovern has been working in financial journalism for over 13 years and has been part of the BBC Breakfast family for the last five. Steph travels all over the UK to cover economic and business news for the BBC and since joining Breakfast has broadcast live from over 500 businesses. Whether she’s talking to workers in factories or interviewing FTSE 100 chief executives in the studio, Steph makes it her mission to find out what’s going on in the real economy.


On top of this Steph regularly stands-in as a main presenter on Breakfast and launched two new shows, a primetime BBC One programme called ‘Shop Well For Less’ and a children’s TV show 'Pocket Money Pitch' for CBBC. Steph has also joined the presenting team on BBC One’s ‘Watchdog’. 


Originally from Middlesbrough, Steph's first taste of BBC life came aged 19, when she made a guest appearance on a programme about women in science. Steph had just won the title of Young Engineer for Britain, after saving Black & Decker money on a design she created for their Leaf Hog product. Following her appearance, Steph secured work experience on Tomorrow's World and not long after, made it on to the payroll as a part-time researcher, while studying at University College London.


Musical Entertainment with Doctor Chocolate

With an excellent reputation as a reliable, professional, lively and fun live 9-piece band, Dr Chocolate promise a fun packed evening right through til 1am.


Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event, please contact Vivienne Wootten, Membership and Events Manager.