Students Vote BGU Most Supportive University In The UK

Students Vote BGU Most Supportive University In The UK

Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) is a double award winner at the prestigious Whatuni Student Choice Awards, having beaten all other UK universities to take the top prize in the Student Support and Halls & Student Accommodation categories.  

The prestigious Whatuni Student Choice Awards are nominated and judged by students from across the UK.  

Comedian and actor Ellie Taylor hosted this year’s awards ceremony, where BGU scooped two of the twelve prizes on offer, and finished third in a further category – Career Prospects 

The Reverend Canon Professor Peter Neil, Vice Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University, said: 

“I am thrilled and immensely proud that BGU has been awarded not one, but two prestigious awards at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards. To receive this recognition, voted for by the very students we care for and support every day, is an incredible honour.

“At BGU, we strive to provide our students with the highest level of education possible, but equally important is our commitment to creating an environment that is supportive, inclusive, and caring. Our university community is passionate about empowering and nurturing our students so that they can reach their full potential and achieve their goals.

“Winning these awards is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our staff and students, who work tirelessly to ensure that this university is an exceptional place to learn and grow.

Simon Emmett, CEO at IDP Connect, said: 

“The Whatuni awards celebrate creativity, resilience and innovation within higher education.

“With the continuing cost-of-living challenges, we’re proud to focus on all the good universities do and celebrate their successes.

“This year’s scores are significantly higher than previous years, highlighting the excellent work done across the sector. These awards showcase the quality of higher education in the UK and its creativity, resilience and innovation.”

Camilla King, Director of Client Partnerships at IDP Connect, added: 

“We know that no one is better placed to judge universities than their students. Therefore, we will continue to ensure that the student voice is always heard when it comes to students making their university choices.

“After a challenging couple of years, it’s important to recognise the universities going above and beyond to support students and give them the best university experiences possible. The institutions recognised have successfully adapted, created and implemented fantastic initiatives to support and engage students, which our awards are thrilled to celebrate.”

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