Thank you and congratulations!

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The celebration of your achievements at the 2014 Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs) was a wonderful occasion and we would like to offer our warmest congratulations to all of this year's finalists and winners. We hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did.

Photos from the evening can be viewed in our gallery, with more on the Times Higher Education Flickr page

Testimonials

WINNER: "Winning the award has not only provided appropriate recognition for our dedicated team of staff who are engaged in exploiting the intellectual capital within the University for the benefit of businesses, but it has also significantly raised the profile of the University of Wolverhampton regionally, nationally and internationally, leading to new collaborative opportunities and income generation. Receiving such a prestigious award is a fantastic endorsement of our University's work and very much appreciated"
Professor Ian Oakes, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton, Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year 2013

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WINNER: "The University of Edinburgh’s Procurement team was delighted that its quality, innovation and leadership was recognised at the THE Leadership and Management Awards in 2013. The team was especially pleased that the Award gave recognition to its consistently high standard over a number of years. Being considered outstanding amongst its HE peer group has helped raise the profile of procurement within the university, and in Queen Margaret University (who share our services), and it has given the whole team a tremendous boost”
Karen Bowman, Director of Procurement, University of Edinburgh, Outstanding Procurement Team 2013

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WINNER: “We were delighted that Newcastle University won the Outstanding Leadership and Management Team award in 2013 especially as this was for enhancing the student learning and teaching experience in light of the increase in tuition fees. The reward reflected not only the strategic input from Council, Senate and the senior management team but also the excellent partnership working between academics, professional services and students. The reward gave a huge endorsement to our approach and the recognition was celebrated across the University”
Professor Suzanne Cholerton, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching, Newcastle University, Outstanding Leadership and Management Team award 2013

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WINNER: "We were absolutely thrilled to win the THELMA for Outstanding Student Services Team for Swansea University in 2013. It was a great boost to staff morale after a difficult year and we had a fantastic night at the awards ceremony. Winning really helped to boost our profile within the University as well as with external partners and the initiative that secured the award has received a lot of attention as well as additional funding. As it was based on working in partnership with Colleges, the award has really enhanced our credibility with academic staff and raised awareness of all the work we do as a department"
Sarah Huws-Davies, Director of Student Services, Swansea University, Outstanding Student Services Team 2013

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WINNER: “The finance team was delighted to have received national recognition from such a prestigious organisation as THE for its efforts and achievements in advancing many aspects of financial management. It has been a real boost to the confidence of the staff involved and it underlines the University of Hertfordshire’s commitment to acting in a business-facing manner”
Alistair Moffat, University of Hertfordshire, Outstanding Finance Team 2013

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WINNER: "We were delighted that student administration colleagues at our Scarborough Campus were recognised for their truly outstanding work in the 2013 THE Leadership and Management Awards. The award was a great boost after a challenging change process and enabled their excellent achievements and innovative approach to be recognised and celebrated very publicly"
Craig Gaskell, University of Hull, Outstanding Departmental Administration Team 2013

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WINNER: "We were delighted to win the THE Outstanding Registry award in 2013. The award recognised the contribution of Registry staff to improving the student experience and provided a valuable platform to showcase a new initiative which has helped significantly reduce the numbers of student complaints received"
Kathy Sherlock BA (Hons), UKRM Associate, FHEA, Head of Registry, University of Huddersfield, Outstanding Registry Team 2013

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WINNER: "Winning the THELMA for Outstanding Marketing / Communications Team was terrific for two reasons: it provided affirmation from our peers that the quality of our press and communications work around the Dig for Richard III was world class and, secondly, it helped the University of Leicester achieve the distinction of being the only university to win THE awards every year since their inception"
Ather Mirza, Director - News Centre, External Relations, University of Leicester, Outstanding Marketing / Communications Team 2013

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WINNER: “We were delighted to win the THE Outstanding Fundraising Initiative Award 2013. The prestige of this award is recognised widely in the sector and is wonderful recognition for the inspired work and professionalism of the University’s Development and Alumni Relations team and the tremendous support of our benefactors. It has certainly helped to raise the profile of fundraising at Leicester and spur us on to achieve even greater things”
Crysta Campbell, Development Executive, University of Leicester, Outstanding University Fundraising Initiative 2013

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SPONSOR: "The Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards celebrate all that is truly valuable and innovative about higher education in the UK. No other organisation can bring this diverse sector together in such a positive way"
Tricia Wombell, Director of Marketing and Communications, Leadership Foundation for Higher Education

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SPONSOR: "IDP Education is delighted to sponsor the Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards for the second consecutive year. We believe that the THELMAs are instrumental in identifying the innovation and quality of work that is undertaken across the UK higher education sector. The Outstanding International Strategy category, which we sponsor, is essential to recognising the work that is being undertaken across the sector in the valuable area of internationalisation"
Arlene Griffiths, Director (UK) & Project Director (USA) - Client Relations & Business Development, IDP Education

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SPONSOR: "Hobsons are proud to continue our sponsorship of the Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards. The awards represent an annual opportunity for us to publicly recognise and celebrate the innovative and inspiring practices throughout higher education"
Duncan Findlater, Director of Client Services and External Relations, Hobsons

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SPONSOR: “Jisc is delighted to be again supporting the THELMAs to recognise the very best of UK education leadership. Our vision is for the UK to be the most digitally advanced education and research nation in the world. Through awards like THE and THELMAs  we are  ableto  champion the success and achievements of  the people and institutions UK-wide who are making this vision and the associated benefits and advantage a reality.”
Professor Martyn Harrow, chief executive Jisc

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SPONSOR: “UCAS is proud to sponsor the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management awards and in particular the award for Outstanding Student Admissions Team. This an opportunity to celebrate professionalism and creativity within the Higher Education sector. The quality of the submissions and the wide range of skills brought together here continues to showcase the impressive range of talent working in the sector.”
Mary Curnock Cook

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WINNERS 2014

The results of the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2014 were announced on 17 June 2014. Find out this year's winners.

CATEGORIES

The THELMAs are in their sixth year and represent a highlight of the academic calendar and a celebration of the best of the sector. View the full list of the 2014 award categories.

GALLERY

Browse a great selection of photos from the gala Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2014 dinner, hosted at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

We take a look at the past winners of the THELMAs, to celebrate the individuals and teams who showcased extraordinary innovation, teamwork and commercial acumen in their field.

Important Dates

The Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2014 took place on 17 June 2014 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

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