CDN Marketing Awards 2018

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The College Development Network (CDN) Marketing Awards is a key event in the sector’s calendar.

Designed to honour the outstanding staff who help to communicate the work colleges do to serve Scottish learners and communities, the awards attract inspirational entries from colleges all over Scotland.

We are going ale out to celebrate Marketing Award’s big 2-0 birthday as we raise the bar at the Drygate Brewery, Glasgow on Thursday 15 March 2018.

Cross your fingers and hop for the best.

Book your place online here.

Thank you to all who submitted entries and congratulations to the following shortlisted colleges: 

Communications and PR

New College Lanarkshire  – Betsy’s WorldSkills Journey
New College Lanarkshire – NCL’s ScotAppWeek 2017
SRUC – Hortus Homicida

Sponsored by:


Customer Experience

Edinburgh College – STEM P7 Experience
Inverness College UHI – International Initiative
New College Lanarkshire –  Funding Pigs to the Rescue


Ayrshire College – Salt and Barrel Restaurant
Edinburgh College – STEM Design Identity  
West College Scotland  – STEM – Holyrood’s Annual STEM Scotland 2017

Digital Marketing

Edinburgh College – Edinburgh College Online Funding tool
SRUC – Cultivate Online
West College Scotland – GO FOR IT!

 Sponsored by:


Ayrshire College – Ayrshire Bytes
Dundee and Angus College – Summer Sign Up
North East Scotland College – ESOL

Sponsored by:

Integrated Marketing Campaign

Edinburgh College – Exam Results Student Recruitment Campaign  
Forth Valley College – MA Highlights
West College Scotland – GO FOR IT!

Sponsored by:

Internal Communications

Borders College – Staff Get Yammering
Dundee and Angus College – Good Practice Blog
North East Scotland College – Meet ‘COLIN’

Market/Marketing Research

Ayrshire College – Digital Insights Survey Research
City of Glasgow College – Researching the development of ‘MasterChef: The Professionals’ Winner Course Experiences
Glasgow Clyde College – Saturday Classes

Sponsored by:

Promotional Literature

Forth Valley College – FYI – School Pupil Magazine
North East Scotland College – Prospectus 2017-18 
West College Scotland – Focus on STEM Booklet 2017

 Sponsored by:

Students’ Award for Website

Forth Valley College
Glasgow Clyde College
Glasgow Kelvin College

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities for the CDN College Awards are now available, view sponsorship packages here. If you are interested in this opportunity please contact – Lauren Hendrick, Marketing  Officer on 01786 892054 or email


Reminisce with last year’s photographs on CDN’s Facebook page.

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