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CUBO Awards

The CUBO Awards and CUBO RA Awards

Campus services - from accommodation and catering to sport and conferencing - are a vital part of university life. The CUBO Awards recognise exceptional achievements, innovation and best practice in university campus and commercial services. The CUBO RA Awards recognise the most outstanding student Residence Assistants and Residence Life New Professional of the Year.


CUBO Awards

These 10 prestigious awards reward and showcase the very best in campus and commercial services. Open to all higher education institutions in the UK and Ireland, they are run in association with media partner University Business

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the CUBO Awards have been delayed and will be presented via a virtual ceremony on Thursday 3 December. Find out more about the awards here

Check out some of our previous winners in Case Studies.


  • Campus Experience of the Year - NEW
  • Best Residence Life Initiative
  • Best Marketing Campaign 
  • Excellence in Student Sport
  • Best Student Housing
  • Innovation in Catering
  • Innovation in Student Experience
  • Business Team of the Year
  • Business Partnership of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

CUBO RA Awards


The CUBO RA Awards recognise exceptional Residence Assistants: students who carry out essential work in developing and nurturing a positive living and learning community in their student accommodation.  The awards are presented at the CUBO Residence Life Conference in May.

  • RA Awards for Universities - open to all higher education institutions
  • RA Awards for Private Partners - open to all businesses working with universities to deliver Residence Life programmes
  • Residence Life New Professional - open to higher education institutions and businesses working with them to deliver Residence Life programmes


"It’s wonderful to see such a compelling body of work across each category and the impact the work is having at institutions across the sector."

Gillian Almond, Chair of CUBO Awards Committee 2018.
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