Frequently Asked Questions

Does it cost to enter the awards?

Entry is free

Can we enter more than one category?

You can enter as many categories as you like, but you must complete a separate submission for each category.

Who can enter?

The awards are open to all UK higher education institutions. Entries can be completed by institutions themselves or their suppliers (architects, PR Companies etc.) If you are entering on behalf of an institution please make sure they are happy for you to do so. 

Are collaborative entries accepted?

Multiple institutions working together

If your entry relates to an initiative or project carried out in collaboration with other institutions, please bear in mind that the submission should come from the lead institution, and any shortlisting will be in the name of that institution. We will try to mention partner institutions at the awards ceremony where appropriate.

Institutions working with a supplier/s

You may enter a project which has been undertaken in collaboration with an external public or private partner, but the award will be given to the winning higher education institution only

When is the closing date?

The closing date is midnight on Sunday 9 June 2013.

How do I enter?

Click here for full details. Entry is free and you can enter as many categories as you like.

When will I find out we have been shortlisted?

We contact all shortlisted entrants in September 2013. The shortlist will be published in the magazine and online on 5 September

How are the entries judged?

An independent panel of judges will select all our winners. All the information submitted to the judges will be kept confidential.

When are the winners announced?

The announcement of the winners will be made at the awards ceremony, at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane London on Thursday 28 November 2013.

How do I book tickets for the event?

You can book individual places or tables for the event using our online booking system

If you have any problems please email 



Winners of the ninth Times Higher Education Awards are revealed!


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


Join those who have showcased the greatest ideas, finest practice and the very best researchers and teachers in our universities.

2013 Awards Night:

The ceremony took place on Thursday 28 November 2013, at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London