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Anglia Ruskin Wins "Business Oscar"
Anglia Ruskin University has won a prestigious national prize for entrepreneurship at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards, known as "the Oscars of Great British business".
Anglia Ruskin saw off competition from the University of Sheffield, Liverpool John Moores University, Royal Agricultural University and London South Bank University to win the Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship at a glittering ceremony at the Grosvenor Park Hotel in London's Mayfair last night.
The judges said that Anglia Ruskin had "injected enterprise and innovation throughout the curriculum" and also praised initiatives such as the MedTech Campus, a partnership with councils in Southend, Harlow and Chelmsford to drive business growth in the UK medical technology sector.
Professor Lesley Dobree, Deputy Vice Chancellor at Anglia Ruskin University, said: "Winning the Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship underlines the emphasis Anglia Ruskin places on ensuring an entrepreneurial culture runs through the fabric of our university.
"It is testament to the hard work and innovative approach of our staff and students and is our second major national award in this area in the past three years, having been named Times Higher Education's Entrepreneurial University of the Year in 2014."
The awards were described as "the Oscars of Great British business" by former Prime Minister David Cameron, and last night's ceremony was attended by 1,200 guests including business leaders, Government, investors and the media.
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