The Judging Process

Who will judge the awards?

Each of the awards will be judged by a distinguished panel of experts. The judges for each category have been selected for their expertise in their chosen field.

To view the judges please click here

What will the judges look for?

The aim of the awards is to recognise excellence and reward extraordinary innovation, teamwork and commercial acumen of UK higher education institutions.

The judges will be looking for outstanding examples of best practice in the 2011-12 academic year.

Be concise, be clear and remember the judges will be using the award criteria to assess each category, so make sure you cover all the points in your submission.

How will the entries be judged?

All entries will be evaluated by our expert panel of filter judges. The initial judges will shortlist up to six finalists for each of the categories.

A winner for each category will be selected on the judging day, where a carefully selected and distinguished panel of industry experts will meet in London.

Key dates for your diary

Entry deadline Sunday 10 March 2013
Shortlist announced April 2013
Awards ceremony Thursday 20 June 2013

Now in their fifth year, the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards are a highlight of the academic calendar and a celebration of the best of the sector.


See a great selection of photos from the 2013 Awards in our online photo gallery.


It will be the fifth year the Awards have celebrated the sector’s leadership, management, financial and business skills. Join those individuals and teams who have showcased extraordinary innovation, teamwork and commercial acumen.

Awards Night:

Took place on Thursday 20 June 2013
Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London