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Winners 2015

Our 2015 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment winners!

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To view the 2014 winners, click here.

The AGCAS Award

The AGCAS award for excellence in careers and employability service engagement 2015, sponsored by AGCAS

Winner: Phoenix Education Trust (nominated by Queen Mary University)

  • Atass Sports (nominated by the University of Warwick)
  • Jesmond Engineering Ltd (nominated by the University of Hull)
  • Midland HR (nominated by Nottingham Trent University)
  • Standard Life (nominated by the University of Edinburgh)
  • Web Applications UK (nominated by the University of Salford)

The Sector Awards – voted for by students

The most popular graduate recruiter in accounting and financial management award 2015, sponsored by ICAEW

Winner: PwC

  • Baker Tilly
  • BDO
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • National Audit Office
  • Smith & Williamson

The most popular graduate recruiter in banking, insurance and financial services award 2015, sponsored by FSCS

Winner: HSBC Bank plc

  • American Express
  • Bank of England
  • Barclays
  • Bloomberg
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • Lloyd's
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland Group
  • Santander

The most popular graduate recruiter in construction, civil engineering and surveying award 2015, sponsored by Careersinconstruction.com

Winner: Arup

  • AECOM
  • Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Atkins
  • Balfour Beatty
  • BAM Construct UK
  • Buro Happold
  • Laing O'Rourke
  • Mott MacDonald
  • Petrofac

The most popular graduate recruiter in consulting award 2015, sponsored by CEB SHL Talent Measurement

Winner: McKinsey & Company

  • Accenture
  • Bain & Company
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Capgemini
  • CHP Consulting
  • IBM UK
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Mercer
  • PA Consulting Group

The most popular graduate recruiter in consumer goods – manufacturing and marketing award 2015, sponsored by TMP Worldwide

Winner: L'Oréal

  • adidas Group
  • Diageo
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Mars
  • McDonald's Restaurants
  • Mondelez International (Kraft, Cadbury etc)
  • Nestlé
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Unilever

The most popular graduate recruiter in energy and utilities award 2015, sponsored by reed.co.uk

Winner: BP

  • E.ON
  • EDF Energy
  • ExxonMobil
  • Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
  • ScottishPower
  • Sellafield
  • Shell
  • Total
  • Yorkshire Water

The most popular graduate recruiter in engineering, design and manufacture award 2015, sponsored by UK Power Networks

Winner: Rolls-Royce

  • Airbus Group
  • Atkins
  • BAE Systems
  • BMW Group (BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars)
  • Dyson
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • McLaren
  • Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains
  • Siemens

The most popular graduate recruiter in hospitality, leisure and tourism award 2015, sponsored by CA3

Winner: Hilton Worldwide

  • Camp America
  • Center Parcs
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Marriott International
  • Merlin Entertainments
  • P&O Ferries
  • Thomas Cook
  • TUI Travel
  • Virgin Active

The most popular graduate recruiter in investment banking and investment award 2015, sponsored by Bloomberg Institute

Winner: J.P. Morgan

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Barclays
  • BlackRock
  • Citi
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Morgan Stanley
  • UBS

The most popular graduate recruiter in IT and technology award 2015, sponsored by Arcadia

Winner: Google

  • Apple
  • Cisco
  • Facebook
  • IBM UK
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Sky
  • Sony
  • Ubisoft

The most popular graduate recruiter in law award 2015, sponsored by trendence UK

Winner: Allen & Overy LLP

  • Baker & McKenzie LLP
  • Clifford Chance
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Irwin Mitchell
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Slaughter and May

The most popular graduate recruiter in logistics, transport and supply chain award 2015, sponsored by Dawson Walker Communications

Winner: British Airways

  • Airbus Group
  • Asda
  • DHL
  • First Group
  • Network Rail
  • Transport for London

The most popular graduate recruiter in the public sector award 2015, sponsored by GTI Recruiting Solutions

Winner: MI6 - Secret Intelligence Service

  • British Council
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • EU Careers
  • GCHQ
  • Local Government – National Graduate Development Programme (NGDP)
  • Metropolitan Police
  • MI5 – The Security Service
  • NHS Graduate Schemes
  • Teach First

The most popular graduate recruiter in retail award 2015, sponsored by TK Maxx

Winner: John Lewis Partnership

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Aldi
  • Amazon
  • Arcadia Group
  • Asda
  • Boots
  • Co-operative Group
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Tesco

The most popular graduate recruiter in scientific research and development award 2015, sponsored by Cut-e

Winner: GlaxoSmithKline

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • AstraZeneca
  • Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
  • Bayer
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Pfizer
  • Roche
  • STFC (The Science and Technology Facilities Council)

The Best Use of Social Media

The best use of social media award 2015, sponsored by McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd

Winner: The Army

  • Amazon
  • BP
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Google
  • PwC
  • The Royal Air Force
  • The Royal Navy
  • Tesco
  • Unilever

The Student Panel Awards

The advancement of social mobility in graduate recruitment award 2015, sponsored by the University of Leicester

Winner: Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Bernard Hodes)

  • Civil Service Fast Stream (submitted by Graduate Promotions)
  • Clifford Chance
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deloitte (submitted by Havas People)
  • J.P. Morgan (submitted by Havas People)
  • National Grid
  • Nestlé (submitted by Capp)
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Teach First

The best apprenticeship programme award 2015, sponsored by HSBC Bank plc

Winner: Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)

  • Barratt Developments PLC
  • E.ON (submitted by Blackbridge Communications)
  • IBM UK
  • J.P. Morgan (submitted by Havas People)
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • National Grid
  • Royal Mail
  • Skanska UK
  • Sky

The best school-leaver programme award 2015, sponsored by BDO

Winner: Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)

  • Barratt Developments PLC
  • CGI IT UK Ltd
  • EY (submitted by MSLGROUP)
  • HSBC Bank plc
  • IBM UK
  • National Grid
  • PwC

The apprentice of the year award 2015, sponsored by Capp

Winner: Laura Webber – Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)

  • Alfie Morbin – EY (submitted by MSLGROUP)
  • Christopher Williams - IBM UK
  • Emma Pople - IBM UK
  • Florentyne Barrett – EY (submitted by MSLGROUP)
  • Jorden Allcock - Capgemini
  • Josh Powell - National Grid
  • Matthew Peddie - Skanska UK
  • Rhys Phillips - National Grid
  • William Jacobs - IBM UK

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting fewer than 50 graduates a year) award 2015, sponsored by UCAS Media

Winner: L'Oréal (submitted by Bernard Hodes)

  • Berwin Leighton Paisner (submitted by Tonic)
  • BNP Paribas (submitted by Tonic)
  • E.ON (submitted by Blackbridge Communications)
  • Kuehne + Nagel (submitted by Work Group)
  • Mars (submitted by Tonic)
  • Severn Trent Water (submitted by Work Group)
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Weil, Gotschal & Manges LLP (submitted by Bernard Hodes)
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (submitted by ThirtyThree)

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting more than 50 graduates a year) award 2015, sponsored by Clyde & Co

Winner: Accenture (submitted by AIA Worldwide)

  • Bloomberg (submitted by Wave)
  • Deutsche Bank (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Bernard Hodes)
  • Lidl (submitted by Online Media Experts)
  • Linklaters LLP (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • QinetiQ (submitted by 360 Degrees)
  • Siemens
  • Teach First (submitted by This City)
  • Thales (submitted by AIA Worldwide)

The best graduate recruitment website award 2015, sponsored by Blackbridge Communications

Winner: Bloomberg (submitted by Wave)

  • Aldi (submitted by Penna)
  • Allen & Overy LLP (submitted by This City)
  • Baker & McKenzie LLP (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • BT (submitted by TMP Worldwide)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Lloyds Banking Group (submitted by TMP Worldwide)
  • Teach First (submitted by Havas People)
  • Tesco (submitted by Havas People)
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (submitted by ThirtyThree)

The best undergraduate internship/vacation programme award 2015, sponsored by ThirtyThree

Winner: IBM UK

  • AstraZeneca
  • BP (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Bernard Hodes)
  • Grant Thornton
  • J.P. Morgan (submitted by Havas People)
  • L'Oréal (submitted by Bernard Hodes)
  • Linklaters LLP
  • National Grid
  • Teach First

The innovation on campus award 2015, sponsored by Graduate Promotions

Winner: Credit Suisse

  • Accenture (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Barclays (submitted by Graduate Promotions)
  • Bloomberg (submitted by Wave)
  • EY (submitted by MSLGROUP)
  • Lidl (submitted by Online Media Experts)
  • Rolls-Royce (submitted by TMP Worldwide)
  • Shell (submitted by Tonic)
  • Siemens (submitted by The Smarty Train)
  • Thales (submitted by AIA Worldwide)

The rising star award 2015, sponsored by Lidl

Winner: Max Pullen – Mott MacDonald

  • Carl Hotton – Clyde & Co
  • Emma Greendale – John Lewis Partnership
  • Jaak Van Der Werff – Skanska UK
  • Jay Shetty – Accenture
  • Jennifer Elver – IBM UK
  • Maddie Kain – HSBC Bank plc
  • Maria Jones – Royal Mail (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Nicola Todd – National Grid
  • Stefano Persico – Rolls-Royce

The diversity recruitment award 2015, sponsored by Pearson TalentLens

Winner: National Grid

  • Accenture
  • Bank of England (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • BP (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Civil Service Fast Stream (submitted by Graduate Promotions)
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Bernard Hodes)
  • L'Oréal (submitted by Bernard Hodes)
  • Lloyds Banking Group (submitted by TMP Worldwide)
  • PwC
  • Teach First

The Graduate Employer of the Year

The graduate employer of the year award 2015, sponsored by Bernard Hodes

Winner: L’Oréal

  • Barratt Developments PLC
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • IBM UK
  • Teach First

To view the 2014 winners, click here.