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Awards

Listed below are a selection of awards and accomplishments achieved by The Sheffield College in recent years.

Awards

2023

  • Disability Confident Leader Level 3 re-accreditation
  • Educate North Awards 2023 - Music and Performing Arts category finalist
  • Craft Guild of Chefs - Accredited College Restaurant of the Year Award 2023 finalist
  • Craft Guild of Chefs Chef Lecturer Award winner – Len Unwin
  • Silver Award for Service to the Craft Guild of Chefs – Len Unwin
  • Professional Association for Catering Education Award 2023 - Best Culinary Team category
  • Queer Student Awards 2023 - Role Model of the Year LGBTQ+ category
  • Yorkshire Young Professionals Awards - Young Professional Team of the Year – Industry Placements and Work-Related Activity Team
  • Yorkshire Young Professionals Awards - Young Business Development Professional category – Shani Clifford
  • UK Young Restaurant Team of the Year Awards 2023 - Best Use of British Beef
  • UK Young Restaurant Team of the Year Awards 2023 - Cafeology Barista Award
  • UK Young Restaurant Team of the Year Awards 2023 - Welbilt Kitchen Award
  • UK Young Restaurant Team of the Year Awards 2023 - Wellocks Trophy
  • Zest Quest Asia 2023 finalist
  • Silver Hedgehog Friendly Campus Award
  • Skills for Care quality mark
  • Sport England Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme accreditation

2022

  • College of Sanctuary status
  • Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees competitions
  • National Centre for Diversity FREDIE Awards – Chief Executive’s Special Award
  • National Centre for Diversity Top 100 Most Inclusive Workplaces 2022 (sixth)
  • Craft Guilds of Chefs Awards – Chef Lecturer Award finalist
  • AoC Beacon Awards runner-up in The National Centre for Diversity Award for Inclusive Learning Leadership category
  • AoC Beacon Awards runner-up in The RCU Award for Support for Students category
  • Nestlé Toque d’Or Grand Final shortlisting
  • Zest Quest Asia 2022 winners
  • Educate North Awards - winner of the Employer Engagement FE/HE sector award
  • Educate North Awards - commended in the innovation and social mobility categories
  • Zest Quest Asia – winner
  • Zest Quest Asia Tilda Challenge 2022 – winner
  • Awarded Google Reference College
  • AoC Beacon finalists - National Centre for Diversity Award for Inclusive Learning Leadership and the RCU Award for Support for Students categories
  • Glu Recruit Office Heroes Awards 2022 finalist – Scott Cotterill
  • FleurEx Awards 2022 first and second places – Novelty Wedding Orb category.
  • Institute of Professional Florists’ Floristry Student of the Year Award – Andrea Borrer
  • Sheffield Business Awards 2022 - Best New Product/Service category
  • WorldSkills UK National Finals 2022 silver medal - Floristry category.
  • WorldSkills UK National Finals finalist – Health and Social Care category

2021

  • Pearson’s BTEC Awards – BTEC College of the Year 2021 category bronze award
  • Leaders in Diversity Award – from the National Centre for Diversity
  • National Education Opportunities Network (NEON) Awards: winner of the Widening Access to Higher Education category
  • Edufuturists Awards – winner of the Employer Engagement category
  • Queer Students Awards – joint winner of the Role Model of the Year category
  • The National Centre for Diversity’s Top 100 Most Inclusive Workplaces Index 2021
  • The National Centre for Diversity’s FREDIE Awards 2021 - shortlisted for the FREDIE Lead of the Year and the Most Improved Organisation of the Year categories
  • Recognition in the EdTech50
  • Zest Quest Asia Tilda Challenge 2021 – winner
  • Nestlé Toque d’Or National Heats – winner of the Front of House category
  • Nestlé Toque d’Or Grand Finals – finalist in the Front of House category
  • Salon Culinaire Salon Skills Competition – three gold medals and one silver, one bronze
  • The Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund – winner of the TikTok Break-out Award
  • WorldSkills UK National Finals (Health and Social Care) - Bronze

2020

  • AoC Beacon Awards - Careers and Enterprise Company Award for Innovation in Careers and Enterprise category.
  • AoC Beacon commended college - Careers and Enterprise Company Award for Innovation in Careers and Enterprise
  • AoC Beacon commended college - City and Guild Award for College Engagement with Employers
  • Quality in Careers Standard
  • Investors in Diversity Award - from the National Centre for Diversity
  • Basketball England's Women’s Elite Basketball League - Most Valuable Player Award - Abbey Whitehouse
  • Education and Training Foundation Technical Teaching Fellowship award - Nick Hart
  • Zest Quest Asia finalists
  • Make UK Manufacturing Awards shortlist - apprentice Estelle Smith from Gripple 
  • AoC Beacon Awards - finalist for Outstanding Careers Education and Guidance
  • AoC Beacon Commended College – for Innovation in Careers and Enterprise and Engagement with Employers
  • Sheffield Park Hill Student Photography Competition – joint second place.
  • UK Business Hero by the British Chambers of Commerce – for the College’s response during the coronavirus pandemic
  • British Florist Association’s Education Awards 2020 – winner for achieving the highest theory marks in the Higher Diploma in Professional Floristry at Level 4
  • Student Watercress Challenge 2020 – winner
  • Investors in Diversity Award

2019

  • Disability Confident Leader Level 3
  • AoC Sport Awards Inspirational Student Volunteer of the Year category - Tesfahun 
  • Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) 2019 competitions.
  • Educate North Awards finalist - Employer Engagement Award category
  • Curtis Packaging Centre of Excellence double first prizes - Charlie Congreve and Jonah Jerrison-Cater
  • Salon Culinaire medal wins - two gold, one silver and three bronze medals

2018

  • Annual Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees competition wins.
  • British Florist Association Industry Awards Floristry Tutor of the Year finalist
  • British Florist Association Industry Awards Floristry Training Provider of the Year finalist
  • Craft Guild of Chefs Awards, Chef Lecturer of the Year finalist
  • Design Museum Students Awards – double winners
  • Yorkshire Accountancy Awards Trainee of the Year finalist
  • Zest Quest Asia finalists

2017

  • Health worker wins WorldSkills UK Bronze Award
  • College Marketing Network’s FE First Awards - Silver
  • WorldSkills UK floristry national finalist
  • UK Young Restaurant Team of the Year (Winners)
  • Salon Culinaire awards wins
  • Association of Colleges Yorkshire and Humber Student Enterprise award

2016

  • Gold Level Work Experience Quality Standard
  • Young Pastry Chef Of The Year
  • Cheese Grater Inspired Award Winning Design
  • Degree Student Wins Coveted D&AD New Blood Award
  • Finn Crisp Challenge Winner
  • WorldSkills Selection For Health and Social Care Students
  • College Training Restaurant Awarded AA Rosette
  • Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or Finalists
  • Hospitality Guild Recognises Centres of Excellence
  • Cateys Awards
  • Forgotten Spaces Young Creatives Competition
  • Journalism Student Wins National Industry Award
  • Airline Masterclass Winners
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