NEON Awards

NEON Awards

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    9:30 am - 4:00 pm

By invitation – NEON MEMBERS ONLY

The NEON Awards celebrates the transformative power that HE can have and recognises key achievements in the widening access sector.

The success of an organisation like NEON is judged entirely by the success of the learners its members serve. Through the NEON Awards we provide the platform to celebrate the success of these learners, and the contribution that our members are making to it. The NEON Awards are a key part of the work we do. The transformative power that HE can have on the lives of its learners is best captured by individual stories and it is these that the awards aim to share.

The seventh annual NEON Awards is taking place on Thursday 14 May 2020 at the Palace of Westminster. The event is kindly being supported by Michelle Donelan MP, Minister of State for Universities.

The seven award categories are:

  • NEON Widening Access Initiative (Outreach) Award
  • NEON Widening Access Initiative (Retention and Progression) Award
  • NEON Students of the Year Award
  • NEON Contribution to Widening Access Award
  • NEON Higher Education Institution of the Year Award
  • NEON Widening Access Partnership Award
  • NEON School or College Widening Access Award

The deadline for the 2020 NEON Awards nominations is Wednesday 8th April.

To make a nomination, please see:

The NEON Awards 2020 Categories

NEON Awards guide

Online form for nominations