Last week, Northcoders was named as Business of the Year at the 15th Annual Chamber Business Awards, overcoming stiff competition from hundreds of businesses from across the UK.
But that's not all; we also scooped the top spot in the Education and Business Partnership category! This award recognises training institutions which help their pupils gain an exceptional understanding of the work its pupils are pursuing, and to develop crucial employability skills that relevant employers value.
The Business of the Year award was selected from the pool of all category winners as the overall winner of the 2018 awards.
Companies from across the UK came together at the gala dinner, which took place at Tobacco Dock, London. Northcoders' Director Amul, and Head of Growth, Ruth, attended the awards ceremony on behalf of the entire team and brought the awards safely back to the campus the following morning.
Of course, we couldn't let the awards celebration be limited to London, so the entire campus got together on Friday afternoon to celebrate our double win with fizz and strawberries!
2018 has been a whirlwind of a year for us. Earlier this year we were also selected as one of the country's brightest tech stars in Creative England's CE50 list.
“Winning these two awards is a fantastic achievement for the entire Northcoders team and all our students and is testament to their hard work and dedication,” said Northcoders director Amul Batra.
“As a business, we are committed to making the tech sector accessible to everyone, to deliver a coding education like no other and to provide skilled programmers for our hiring partners.
“For us, it’s also all about putting community at the heart of everything we do so receiving this kind of national recognition is a fantastic end to the year.”
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