Today, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall presented The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes are the highest National Honour awarded to UK colleges and universities. They are presented every two years to universities and colleges who submit work judged to show excellence, innovation, impact and deliver real public benefit.
Today, 22 universities and colleges from across the UK were awarded prizes in recognition of a range of work.
In the Ballroom, The Prince presented medals and The Duchess gave out scrolls to the winners. The prize itself consists of a silver gilt medallion and a decorated and inscribed certificate granting the award, signed by Her Majesty The Queen.
Since the creation of The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in 1993, a total of 275 Prizes have been awarded to 82 universities and 49 further education colleges.