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Winners announced for Achieving Excellence Awards

May 5th, 2017

Colleagues from across Leeds Beckett University came together in March to celebrate the ninth Achieving Excellence Awards.

Held at the Rose Bowl and hosted by BBC television broadcaster, Harry Gration, the high profile event is focused on celebrating the achievements of colleagues from schools and services.

Vice Chancellor, Peter Slee, presented awards in eight categories; Course Leader of the Year; Excellence in Customer Service; Inspiring Teacher of the Year; Outstanding Contribution to Enterprise and Innovation; Researcher of the Year; Team of the Year; Transformational Leadership and Unsung Hero.

Speaking about the awards, Leeds Beckett Chancellor Sir Bob Murray, commented: “It is pleasure to be a part of these important staff awards once again, as we rightly celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of our colleagues.

The university is all about people – our staff and students – and that’s what makes us special. I’d like to congratulate all those that were shortlisted and to the winners.”

The Achieving Excellence Awards are held in celebration of the outstanding contributions staff make to ensuring the University delivers its agreed objectives. It’s vision is to be an excellent, accessible, globally engaged university contributing positively to a thriving Northern economy. The way we will achieve this is through excellent staff working together.