Lancaster University has been shortlisted for University of the year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2010. Lancaster, which has seen its stock rise this year entering the top 10 universities in most league tables, will go up against Birkbeck College, University of London, Edge hill University, Newcastle University and the University of york for the top prize.
Ann Mroz, Editor of the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine said: “The awards represent a unique and high profile opportunity to celebrate the excellence and amazing achievements of UK higher education institutions, and reaffirm our commitment to the two core pursuits of higher education: teaching and research.”
Lancaster University has already won in the category of outstanding Finance Team in the ThE Leadership and Management Awards 2010. The winner will be announced at a ceremony held in Grosvenor house hotel in London on November 25.