Posted on 3 May 2011
The Department of Chemistry Undergraduate Admissions Team has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Student Admissions Team at the Times Higher Education (THE) Leadership and Management Awards 2011. These awards are a highlight of the academic calendar and a celebration of the best of the sector, showcasing extraordinary innovation, teamwork and commercial acumen.
[This] is well deserved recognition of the hard work and enthusiasm of the admissions team and their commitment to the personal approach to applicants
Professor Richard Taylor, Head of Department.
The Department has a long history of successful undergraduate admissions but in recent years, the achievements and impact of the team has reached new heights. Indeed, undergraduate applications to Chemistry in York have had a 100% growth over the past 5 years, significantly outperforming the national chemistry statistics.
The winners of this year's awards will be announced at a ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, London, on 16 June.