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UALL Awards 2017 - Applications invited

We are pleased to announce that applications are now invited for the UALL 2017 Awards.

The UALL Awards Scheme recognises and celebrates projects, programmes, research and practices that promote lifelong learning in the Higher Education Sector.  The Scheme is open to all institutions in UALL membership. The winner will be announced at the UALL 2017 Annual Conference at York (5-7 April).

For 2017 there is a new international category for innovative engagement/research in an international or transnational context.

There is a two stage application process: the first stage invites an initial statement of 300-450 words which outlines your project, programme or practice, identifying its main strengths and any unique features.  The same criteria apply to international projects.  Collaborative projects are welcomed.  Short listed applicants will then be asked to submit a full application (750 words maximum).  Submissions will be assessed on the basis of four criteria:

  • Innovation and creativity
  • Sustainability
  • Impact
  • Transferability

All short listed applicants will be invited to present a poster session at the 2017 Annual Conference at York and the winner will receive a free place at the 2018 Annual Conference.

The deadline for applications is 28 October 2016.

Please send applications and enquiries about the scheme to Lucy Bate

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