In April 2018, Whatuni will hold its annual Student Choice Awards in London, based on reviews by over 36,000 students. Presented by comedian Katherine Ryan, the awards will see UK Higher Education institutions gain recognition across 15 categories.
2018 Review Highlights
Now in their fifth year, the WUSCAs offer prospective students an unbiased, student-led alternative to traditional university ranking systems. The awards are based on averages taken from tens of thousands of reviews submitted by students and published on Whatuni.com. They cover the following categories:
- University of the Year
- City Life
- Clubs & Societies
- Course & Lecturers
- Job Prospects
- Student Union
- Uni Facilities
- Student Support
- Giving Back
- International (based on the overall rating given by international students at each university)
- Postgraduate (based on the overall rating given by postgraduate students at each university)
New for 2018
This year we have also introduced the following categories:
- The Independent Higher Education Award
- The Further Education College Award
- Best Prospective Student Engagement Award (submission based)
Judged by our Student Advisory Board, the ‘Best Prospective Student Engagement Award’ is all about innovation. We’re looking for initiatives that help students make the right decision regarding university, target under-represented groups or ensure that the student voice is genuinely reflected in their campaigns. Please click below to download an application form and for full details of the awards criteria.
With these additional categories we aim to reflect the diversity of HE in the UK, offer prospective students insight into a range of different institutions and celebrate student satisfaction across the board.
Deadline for student reviews towards the main table and submission award applications is 28th February 2018.
Deadline for student reviews towards the ‘Independent HE’ and ‘FE College’ categories is 9th March 2018.
If you would like to promote your brand in front of Whatuni’s vast prospective student audience and take advantage of the fantastic networking opportunity within the HE sector presented by the WUSCAs, then get in touch about sponsoring one of our awards categories.
As the sole sponsor of a category, you will benefit from extensive brand exposure at the awards and on our Whatuni and HotcoursesGroup websites, presentation of the award and much more.
“Revolution Viewing were very proud to be a headline sponsor of the Hotcourses’ Insights Day and the What Uni Student Choice Awards. Both events were well attended by the majority of UK universities which gave us great exposure within the sector. And both events were very well organised in fantastic venues providing great value for money for all attendees. The WUSCAs was particularly enjoyable and it was pleasing to be involved in an event where those who really matter, the students, vote for the winners. We would definitely sponsor these events again.”
Vicky Hayhurst, Commercial Director, Revolution Viewing Ltd