Now in its eighth year, the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year awards continues to recognise and celebrate the best student talent in the UK.
Instead of leaving the library and wrapping up their studies for the weekend, 120 excited students gathered at East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf last Friday afternoon, for the announcement of the winners of the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year annual competition.
There were 12 prestigious awards up for grabs, including Future CFO, Future Business Leader and the One to Watch, alongside more industry-focused categories such as Computer Science, Engineering and Management.
International Law firm Allen & Overy win ‘Graduate employer of the year’ at the TARGETjobs Awards, in addition to winning ‘Most popular graduate recruiter in law’, ‘Best innovation in student recruitment’ and ‘Best work experience programme’. Newcastle University took home the new award for ‘Best university employability strategy’.
The Grosvenor House on Park Lane, London was host last night to the thirteenth annual TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards, the largest early talent recruitment event in the UK.
This year’s ceremony was presented by Julian Clary and attended by over 1,000 guests from the world of early talent recruitment.
Team Smelp win the top prize at the German competition held in Frankfurt, Germany.
Building upon the growing ubiquity of the Internet of Things, Cisco launched The Switch-Up Challenge in partnership with TARGETrecruit. This competition invites technological innovation from university students, requiring them to devise an innovative mechanism that can tackle a social or environmental issue by using the Internet of Things. The prize is a week-long trip to Cisco’s global headquarters in San Jose, California.
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100 of the top university students from across the UK attended the Grand Final of the ICAEW 100 at Chartered Accountants’ Hall in London today. Carlos Gutierrez Terrer from the University of Bath was announced as the overall winner and is now going on to represent ICAEW at the One Young World Summit 2017, in Bogotá Columbia.
The summit brings together the best young talent from around the world. Carlos will follow in the footsteps of previous ICAEW delegates at the Summit who have had the chance to meet those who have showcased the true potential of a leader - luminaries such as Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Sir Bob Geldof, Kofi Annan and Sir Richard Branson.