Northern Star Business Awards

Have you had an award winning placement experience?Northern Star Logo

  • Has your placement provider gone over and above the call of duty? 
  • Do you feel supported and encouraged in your development? 
  • Have you benefited from your employer’s knowledge and experience?

If your placement provider deserves to shine - nominate them for a Northern Star Business Award! 

What are the Northern Star Business Awards?

Organised by Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Robert Gordon University, the Northern Star Awards recognises the achievements of the best and brightest North East Businesses. 

Why get involved?

These awards: 

  • Highlight the contribution North East Employers make to the student experience
  • Recognise successful collaborations between the RGU and industry
  • Raise the profile of your placement provider
  • Identify your placement provider as a leader in training, skills development and talent management
  • Boost the morale of your placement colleagues 

Now in its 10th year, this is the region’s largest business awards event and an excellent opportunity for you to become more involved in the local business community!

What do I do?

To nominate your Placement provider you’ll need to complete a short form and submit it to your Placement Office.  The closing date is 12 noon Thursday 25 April 2013. 

Winners will be announced on Thursday 26 September 2013 at the Northern Star Business Dinner.  

Who is eligible?

The Awards are open to all businesses in the City and Shire region. 

The Student Placement category is available to: 

  • Aberdeen Business School (year long placements)
  • The Faculty of Design and Technology 

Contact your placement office to check eligibility and request a nomination form! 


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Faculty of Design and Technology –