Entry Process


Only staff employed* by AUDE member organisations are eligible to participate in these awards as nominees or nominators. AUDE members are the higher education institutions of the UK.

  • Nominees can be nominated for more than one award, but a new form and registration must be completed for each submission.

  • Each nomination must be supported by the university director of estates (or equivalent).

  • Each award category is judged on predefined criteria, based on a points system. The judging criteria can be seen on this page.

*We will accept nominations for the chair's long-term contribution award on behalf of members who have served for a long time but recently retired.

Entry process

  • Return the completed application form and supporting evidence to

  • Entries must be submitted by midnight on 20th January 2023 to  The judges will meet in February 2023 to decide and confirm the winners

  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted w/c 6th March 2023 and will be invited to attend the awards evening on Wednesday 5th April 2023.  


  • Umesh Desai, Director of Estates, Nottingham Trent University and AUDE Chair  
  • Syd Cottle, Director of Estate Management, University of Liverpool and AUDE Chair Elect
  • Professor Debra Humphris, Vice-Chancellor, University of Brighton 
  • Awards sponsor: to be confirmed 

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