The HEIST Awards are easily one of the most prestigious award ceremonies in the higher education yearly calendar. We’ve previously mentioned about our work on the Postgraduate Mentor Scheme being shortlisted for 2015 Best Digital Initiative, but when the University of Birmingham invited us to join them at the award ceremony, we were humbled.
HEIST Best Digital Initiative – And the winner is…
OK, so we didn’t win – but we thoroughly enjoyed the evening and it was fantastic just being nominated. We’d like to offer our congratulations to all the winners of HEIST 2015. There were some really great entries. Nath and I were a bit worse for wear the next morning, especially after hijacking the HEIST Awards stage.
Frankly, we didn’t know what to expect but boy did it exceed any expectations we had. For a start, it’s huge! There were even a few celebs too – in fact, Jeremy Vine was presenting the awards. HE certainly knows how to put on a good party. We were particularly fond of the photo booth put on by the nice guys at The Student Room.