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We are proud to announce the launch of the University of Cambridge Apprenticeship Awards 2023. These awards recognise and celebrate the growth of apprenticeships and their positive contribution to the University.

This event:                                                                                           

  • celebrates the success of those who have achieved their apprenticeships
  • recognises apprentices who have made a real difference to their workplace and used an apprenticeship to boost their career
  • also recognises the individuals who champion and promote apprenticeships in their school/department and across the University

The awards will take place online on Tuesday 20th June 2023, 2pm to 3pm. The Pro-Vice Chancellor for Strategy and Planning, Professor David Cardwell, will open the event and announce the winners. 

Book to attend the Apprenticeship Awards.


Nominations for Apprenticeship Awards in 2023 will be for the following categories:

  • Apprentice of the Year – Intermediate and Advanced Level 2&3 (GCSE or A level)
  • Apprentice of the Year – Higher Apprenticeship         Level 4&5 (Foundation Degree)
  • Apprentice of the Year – Degree Apprenticeship        Level 6&7 (Bachelor's Master’s degree)
  • Apprenticeship Champion of the Year

A special award will also be presented for the Rising Star, this will be for an apprentice that has made impressive progress in their career to date and have the potential to go even further.

If you, or someone you work with, is an outstanding apprentice or champion and promotes apprenticeships, PPD welcomes your nominations for the awards.  Staff can nominate a colleague or put themselves forward.  The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Friday 21st April 2023.

Please use the following links for nominations:

Apprentice of the Year

Champion of the Year