CUBO Awards 2016 Winners

CUBO wishes to congratulate all ten winners of CUBO Awards, announced at the annual gala dinner and awards ceremony last night.

The ceremony took place at the University of Sussex on the second evening of the CUBO Summer Conference and was hosted by TV presenter and engineer, Kate Bellingham.

The awards, which have been a growing annual event since 2012, recognise the achievements of those working in higher education commercial services.  

The CUBO Awards 2016 winners are:

Best Marketing Campaign sponsored by Interserve

  • University of Leeds

Excellence in Student Sport Experience – sponsored by ASK4

  • University of Warwick

Commercial University of the Year – sponsored by SALTO Systems

  • Loughborough University

Business Manager of the Year – sponsored by Gleeds

  • Janet Bryan, Brunel University, London

Best Student Housing – sponsored by student-furniture

  • University of Edinburgh

Best Catering Service – sponsored by TUCO

  • University of Sheffield

Innovation Award for Excellence in Student Experience – sponsored by The Russell Partnership

Joint winners:

  • University of Leeds
  • Ulster University

Business Partner of the Year – sponsored by NSP Security

  • Campuslife

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • William Wilson

This year’s Lifetime achievement award went to William Wilson, who received a standing ovation from members for his many years of service to the HE sector.

Before the awards ceremony guests were treated to memorable meal of 'food theatre' with introductionary descriptions of the food delivered by Chartwells National Executive Chef, Andrew Walker.  

The after dinner speaker was Theatre Director Michael Attenborough CBE, who delivered a heartfelt address about the importance of creativity and art in education and beyond.

View all nominees and winners photos here

Find out more about the CUBO Awards and how to enter for next year here