The Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (affectionately known as the THELMAs) are now in their tenth year – that’s ten years of shining a spotlight on teams who work in the engine rooms of our institutions, guide them through challenging terrain and lay the foundations for future success. 

This is the place to showcase and celebrate the best examples of innovation, teamwork and enterprise at your institution. 

The THELMAs are free to enter and open to anyone working in UK higher education.

The list of this year’s categories is as follows:

  1. THE DataPoints Merit Award
  2. Outstanding Digital Innovation of the Year
  3. Outstanding Library Team 
  4. Excellence in Registry Services
  5. Outstanding Student Services Team 
  6. Outstanding Leadership and Management Team 
  7. Outstanding Marketing/Communications Team
  8. Outstanding Estates Strategy
  9. International Strategy of the Year
  10. Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year
  11. Workplace of the Year
  12. Outstanding Financial Performance
  13. Outstanding Strategic Planning Team
  14. Outstanding Employer Engagement Strategy
  15. Teaching and Learning Strategy of the Year

Full details of the criteria can be viewed here

The winners will be revealed at our gala awards evening at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London on Thursday 21 June 2018.