Jun 282014
 
The Shelf Awards 2014 winners, Sophia Johnson and Sophie Szilady, receive that all important pice of wood from founder Gary Sharpen

2014 winners, Sophia Johnson and Sophie Szilady, receive that all important piece of wood from The Shelf Awards founder Gary Sharpen

So, we’ve completed The Shelf Awards for another year. 12 very talented graduates spent a hectic evening, presenting, networking and generally impressing a very demanding audience of media experts. And these same experts also had the final say when it came to voting for the overall winners. As the founder of The Shelf Awards I’m pleased and proud to make a few observations on the 14th year of this unique programme. Continue reading »

Jun 212014
 

During the 14 year history of The Shelf Awards there are many things of which we are proud. Mainly that we have helped support over 150 graduates get started in their creative careers. We are also very proud that we’ve been able to do this without charging them or their universities a single penny.

Quite simply we believe that students and universities face an increasingly demanding financial burden. That’s why The Shelf Awards always have been free to enter. And they always will be. For this reason we would like to say a very big thank you to the supporters of The Shelf Awards, the people who help us to make it happen. Continue reading »