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Thank you for joining us for the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022

The Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) is the only Higher Education awards ceremony in the UK where institutions are solely judged and reviewed by students themselves across a variety of categories. This annual event is a celebration of the student voice and the hard work of higher education providers across the United Kingdom to deliver exceptional student experiences

Our 2022 awards ceremony took place in Canary Wharf, London. This black-tie event was our first face-to-face awards dinner since 2019.

Reminder for our UK partners to save the date for our 2023 WUSCA and Insight Day, taking place on 26 April 2023.

Our review collectors collated over 30,000 verified student reviews from campuses across the country and online using the Whatuni.com website. Discover who our 2022 winners are below.

2022 Winners

We would like to congratulate all of our incredible finalists and 2022 winners. View our latest press release here. You also can view the 2022 breakdown here: https://www.whatuni.com/advice/news/student-choice-awards-winners-2022/115432/.

  • University of the Year – University College Birmingham

  • 2nd place – Nottingham Trent University

  • 3rd place – University of Sheffield

  • Career Prospects – Harper Adams University

  • Lecturers and Teaching Quality – Hartpury University

  • Students’ Union – University of Sheffield

  • Halls and Student Accommodation – Aberystwyth University

  • Facilities – Loughborough University

  • Student Life – Nottingham Trent University

  • Student Support, sponsored by Prompt Marketing. – University College Birmingham

  • Postgraduate, sponsored by Postgraduate Search – University of Greenwich, London

  • International – Nottingham Trent University

  • Small or Specialist, sponsored by HAVAS Education – Arts University Plymouth

  • Outreach and Widening Participation – Middlesex University London

The winners of the University of the Year, Small or Specialist, Postgraduate and Submission-based award categories will each receive £10,000 to be awarded to five eligible students as Whatuni Bursaries in 2022 (£2,000 each). Each bursary to be awarded by the institution in accordance with the bursary terms and conditions.

2022 Gallery

Please note, all winners should have received their photos on the night, please email WUSCA@idp-connect.com with any issues. We will be uploading our final gallery to relive the highlights on the night very soon.

WUSCA Winner 2022 - University College Birmingham

Event sponsors

The Whatuni Student Choice Awards isn't possible without the support of our fantastic sponsors.

HAVAS Education - Whatuni Student Choice Awards Sponsor

Part of the world’s largest communications networks (Havas Group), Havas Education has been supporting the education sector for over three decades. As a full service specialist agency, their media planning and buying, strategy and insight, digital marketing and social media teams work with our clients to plan and deliver campaigns and projects to support their marketing, student recruitment, internal communications and staff recruitment strategies. Find out more about HAVAS Education

SMRS - IDP Connect Insight Day Sponsor

SMRS believes in the power of education to make a positive difference. They are proud to help universities and colleges in the UK and around the world change for the better. They help them enhance the experience they offer students, increase their marketing performance, and live their brands. Find out more about SMRS.

Category sponsors

Prompt are an education marketing agency that meets prospective students where they are at right now. They are at the forefront of new digital innovations, creating campaigns and content that is platform-specific, engaging and memorable. They are not ones for sitting still, they thrive on being the first to new opportunities and creating distinctiveness for clients. From TikTok to Twitch, Connected TV to Metaverse, everything they do is relevant and conversion-focused. Find out more about Prompt Marketing.

Looking to continue your studies after graduation? Thinking about stepping back into education after a break? At Postgraduate Search, the team has created an easy way for prospective students to search for their ideal postgraduate course in the UK. With helpful tools and an enhanced course search engine, they have all the support you need to make the most informed decision. Find out more about Postgraduate Search.

2022 Highlights

30kVerified reviews submitted for WUSCA 2022
50Institutions featured in the 2022 rankings
40k+Miles travelled to collect reviews