CUBO Awards 2023

The CUBO Awards recognise outstanding achievements in university commercial and campus services, showcasing the full range of activity dedicated to delivering excellent student and campus experiences.


Enter by 24th March!

Nine awards recognising exceptional achievement in university and college commercial and campus services.

  • Campus Experience of the Year
  • Creativity in Catering and Retail
  • Best Residence Life Experience
  • Excellence in Sports Experience
  • Innovation in Student Housing
  • Innovation in Student Experience
  • Creativity in Conferencing, Events and Hospitality
  • Business Partnership of the Year
  • Best Marketing Campaign
Previous award winners


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Share your success

What recent initiatives and innovations are you proud of? What great work by your team has made a real difference to your campus experience in the last year? Be inspired by our 2022 CUBO Award Winners, watch the video on what makes a good awards submission and enter for one or more CUBO Awards!

Key Dates

  • Friday 24th March - Deadline for entries
  • 27th March - 6th April - Judging
  • Week of 17th April - Site visit - Campus Experience of the Year
  • Week of 17th April - Site visit - Creativity in Catering and Retail
  • 9th May – Shortlist announced
  • 6th July - Winners announced at CUBO Awards Night at the University of Glasgow


Rules of entry

Download the rules of entry and judging criteria

  • The Awards are open to all universities and FE colleges in the UK and Ireland
  • All entries must be submitted by institutions, including entries for business partnership
  • Entries must address all judging criteria for the relevant award

Shortlisted nominees for Creativity in Catering Retail and Campus Experience of the Year will have a site visit. If you enter for one or both of these awards, make sure you keep a couple of days free in the week of 17th April.

If you aren't sure if your entry qualifies, please contact us before entering.


How to enter

Entry is online. For each award category you enter, you'll receive an email with the log-in to the entry form. Check your Spam if you don’t get this. You can then start planning and working on your entry. The software allows you to save and edit your entry up to the deadline

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CUBO Awards Night

Join us as we celebrate the best of commercial and campus services in style! The 2023 CUBO Awards take place on 6th July during CUBO Summer Conference at the University of Glasgow from 5th-7th July.



Previous award winners
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