About the Awards

The Education Awards will recognise, encourage and celebrate excellence in the third level education sector on the island of Ireland from both State and privately funded institutions.

The award categories focus on areas vital to student success. Participating institutions (Higher Education, Further Education & Training) and their staff can be recognised for excellence across various aspects of their operations.

Why You Should Enter:

National Exposure: Shortlisted entries gain national recognition, while winners receive extensive media coverage.

Expert Evaluation: Benefit from feedback from our esteemed judging panel composed of higher education experts.

Industry Recognition: Gain recognition from peers and benchmark against competitors.

Attract Top Talent: Showcase your achievements to potential employees and students.

Prestigious Award: Winners receive a beautiful trophy at the ceremony.

The Education Awards are part of the BusinessRiver network, connecting over 12,000 senior professionals across diverse sectors through 30+ award programmes. Every year, our events bring together leading figures in education to celebrate excellence.

Participation in the Education Awards is free. Entries are evaluated by an independent panel of domestic and international higher education experts. Contact our Entry Team Leaders to learn more about submitting your application.

About the Awards