The award recognises the individuals, teams and products that have delivered significant change that is truly transformational.


Entrants need to be able to demonstrate how their initiative or product has had an impact in one of the following areas:

  • Working practices such as reduced workload, adoption of new technology or operational systems
  • Student knowledge and understanding
  • Teaching and learning
  • Learning outcomes

Nominations from applicants in no more than 1000 words covering the points below:

  • Background to the initiative – why was it needed, what brought about the decision
  • Description of the change made/product used, how it was implemented and the way in which it has had an impact
  • Evidence of how the impact has been measured
  • At least two testimonials and references to support the points made in the application
  • If you wish to save your entry and come back to it at a later date then press the "save for later" button below right. You will then receive an email with a link which you can click on to return to your entry form.

    In case of technical difficulties entrants are advised to save a version of their core entry in word prior to submitting.

  • Name and contact details of person submitting entry

  • (If you are a PR/marketing company working on behalf of an entrant, please use the entrant company name)
  • Core Entry: (1,000 words max)

  • Please let us know why you feel your company should win the Transformational Impact award.


    In the event of your submission being shortlisted we will publish a 200 word summary of your submission on our website. Please write the summary below keeping in mind that any results or other sensitive information may end up in the public domain.

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  • Payment

  • Entry forms are accepted on receipt of your credit card payment – a link will follow when you submit your entry.
  • The cost per entry is £245 (+VAT) for BESA members, and £275 (+VAT) for non members.
  • (for EU companies outside the UK who do not wish to be charged VAT on their entry fee)
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