Congratulations to all the winners of the FE First Awards 2022 and thank you to all the award sponsors for supporting the College Marketing Network.

Check out the gallery from our awards event.

Low Budget Campaign (Budget £1000 or less) Award

GOLD: City of Bristol College

Internal Impact Award

GOLD: The Bedford College Group

Silver: Capital City College Group

Highly Commended: City of Bristol College

Events Management Award

GOLD: North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College

GOLD: City College Plymouth

Silver: Capital City College Group

Social & Digital Media Impact Award

GOLD: Solihull College & University Centre

Silver: The Bedford College Group

Website Development Award

GOLD: Northampton College

Silver: North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College

Innovation & Creativity Award

GOLD: The Bedford College Group

Communications Campaign Award

GOLD: Exeter College

Silver: Activate Learning

Targeted Recruitment Campaign


Prospectus Award

GOLD: Exeter College

Green Marketing (Sustainability Impact)

GOLD: Eastleigh College

Marketing Team of the Year (Large Team)

GOLD: MK College Group

Silver: Exeter College

Marketing Team of the Year (Small Team)

GOLD: Queen Mary’s College

Silver: The Henley College

Highly Commended: Northampton College

Best of the Best 2022

GOLD: The Bedford College Group


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