Category : Award

EUNIS member success in global AV awards

We are delighted to announce that a EUNIS member institution has made it into the finals of the Avixa AV Experience Awards.

The ‘Newsroom’ at City, University of London, is one of four finalists in the category Best Flexible Space Experience. Competition is fierce as they are competing against a social media analytics facility in the US, an Amazon facility in India and a sports complex in Qatar. We wish City all the very best. The winners will be announced in June.

EUNIS Award for AV-enabled Education Space

This award program is new this year and has been developed through a collaborative partnership between EUNIS and Avixa.

The aim is to recognise innovative use of audiovisual technology that improves learning outcomes in higher education. It celebrates great design where AV is an integral component of enabling the education.

We had an excellent set of entries and have made awards in three categories:

•    Winner AV enabled classroom space: KU Leuven – Hybrid classroom
•    Winner AV enabled lab or maker educational space:Indiana University – Idea Garden
•    Winner AV enabled multifunction educational space: Amsterdam UMC – Multi-functional active learning space

The Overall Winner of the EUNIS Award for Best Overall AV-enabled Education Space is:
KU Leuven for the Hybrid classroom.

You will have the opportunity to hear from our winners during our virtual Congress 2020.

All of the award entries are also being considered for the Avixa global AV experience awards which cover all industry sectors.

EUNIS&Avixa award for best overall AV-enabled education space: enter till 19 February!

Effective use of Audio-Visual (AV) technology is increasing in importance in education and ever more closely linked to IT. EUNIS has launched a new award with the support of AVIXA (the professional association for the AV industry). You have until 19th February to enter!

The award celebrates great design where AV is an integral component of enabling education on campus. Both new build and re-fit projects are eligible. The award is open to higher education providers worldwide. Find out more and enter here.

Freddy Barstad honoured by the city of Trondheim for EUNIS 2019 Congress!

Freddy Barstad from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim and the member of the EUNIS Board, has just been distinguished by the Mayor of Trondheim as one of the top three nominees for the “Door Opener of the Year 2019” award.

This distinction is awarded to individuals who contribute to the national and international renown of the city of Trondheim.

The nomination of Freddy Barstad as the Chair of the EUNIS 2019 Congress is a recognition of the outstanding work done by Freddy and his colleagues, especially Dr Gabrielle Hansen, chair of the Program Committee, in the organization and running of this prestigious event.

Congratulations to Freddy!

EUNIS Award for Best Overall AV-enabled Education Space

Effective use of Audio-Visual (AV) technology is increasingly important in education and increasingly linked to IT. With this in mind, EUNIS is launching a new award with the support of AVIXA (the professional association for the AV industry).

The award celebrates great design where AV is an integral component of enabling education to take place in a given space or campus. Both new build and re-fit are eligible. The award is open to higher education providers worldwide.

Find out more and enter here.