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Shortlisted for a Heist Award

The news came through this week that our marketing campaign for the brand new Ron Dearing UTC has been shortlisted for a national Heist Award, which celebrates extraordinary marketing in the education sector.

These esteemed awards are considered to be the Oscars of education marketing and we’re delighted to be listed amongst some of the UK’s leading Universities in the tough category of Best Undergraduate Student Recruitment Initiative.

To be recognised as a brand new school before the doors are even open is an accolade in itself and we’re chuffed to be putting Hull on the map once again.

Our campaign, to launch and market Hull’s first University Technical College, needed a creative approach to capture the attention of students and parents. No building, no staff, no proven track record and a bleak picture for UTCs nationally… we needed to stand out.

Our #GetTheEdge campaign did just that – resulting in being 33% over subscribed with a ROI of 1501%. By January 2017, five months after admissions opened, we’d received 320 applications against our original target of 150.

Read more about the campaign and its results here.

The next challenge… to find our frocks for the awards ceremony!  We look forward to attending at The Principal Hotel in Manchester on 13th July.

If you need to reach a specific audience or have a unique campaign that needs a new approach, get in touch or give us a call on 01482 649311.

 

 

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