2nd May 2019, London
The sixth annual NEON Awards were presented by Lord Watson of Invergowrie at the Palace of Westminster on Thursday 2nd May. The event was kindly hosted by Gordon Marsden MP, Shadow Minister for Higher Education, Further Education and Skills.
The NEON Awards provide a platform to celebrate the successes and accomplishments of NEON’s members and their learners in widening access to higher education and enabling social mobility.
With over 90 nominations, shortlisting was a difficult process and it has highlighted the outstanding work that is being carried out by both institutions and individuals across the UK.
Please see below for the winners and commendations from the 2019 NEON Awards.
Gail Nicholls, University of Leeds – WINNER
Ian Freedman, Harper Adams University – Commendation
Lisa Jackson, University of Cumbria – Commendation
City, University of London – WINNER
The University of Nottingham – Commendation
University of Winchester – Commendation
Kings College, Guildford – WINNER
Energy Coast University Technical College – Commendation
Peacehaven Community School – Commendation
Alison Vitalis, University of East London – WINNER
Leanne Armitage, St George’s, University of London – Commendation
Rochelle Watson, Kingston University – Commendation
Salma Mahmoud and Hawwa Bham, Lancaster University – Commendation
BrightMed, University of Sussex, Brighton & Sussex Medical School – WINNER
Medical Aspirations, University of East Anglia – Commendation
The Access Project – Commendation
Plus Programme, University of Leeds – WINNER
KU Cares, Kingston University – Commendation
The HELM Project, Blackpool and The Fylde College – Commendation
Finding Our Futures, Kings College, Guildford and the University of Surrey – WINNER
Kent and Medway Progression Federation – Commendation
Reading Together, Queen’s University, Belfast – Commendation
The Service Children’s Progression Alliance, University of Winchester – Commendation
Please note that only NEON members can submit a nomination for the 2019 NEON Awards.