The Herald’s prestigious awards set to toast the finest in higher education

THE achievements of Scotland’s universities will be toasted tomorrow at The Herald Higher Education Awards – in association with University of the West of Scotland. Hosted by STV’s Jennifer Reoch, the ceremony – to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Glasgow – will celebrate how colleges and universities work with employers, use technology, support students and focus on widening access.

Speaking about the awards, our title partner Professor Craig Mahoney, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of University of the West of Scotland, said: “UWS is delighted to bepart of The Herald Awards to show its support for raising awareness of, and celebrating, the considerable achievements that are made in Scottish Higher Education; in particular how it contributes socially and economically in, and supports students from, a wide range of areas.” Alastair Sim, director of Universities Scotland, said the awards are a “fitting way” of recognising the “talent, dedication and excellence of work carried out by students and staff”. The awards are supported by Anderson Strathern, City of Glasgow College, technology provider Jisc, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Scotland (QAA), Scottish Qualifications Authority and Universities Scotland.