Two silver Reimagine Education Awards for KE@Work
The results are in! Following the news of KE@Work’s nomination for the prestigious Reimagine Education Awards, the ‘triple win’ initiative indeed added two more wins to that list.
KE@Work won a silver award in the category Best Employer-University Partnership during the gala ceremony in San Francisco. The honours path, which is part of the bachelor’s programme Data Science and Knowledge Engineering, also received the silver discipline award for Engineering & IT. Over 1150 innovative projects from 39 countries competed for the awards.
A unique and challenging experience
KE@Work is the brainchild of Professor Frank Thuijsman. “We wanted to offer students a unique and challenging experience, which helps them participate in the labour market while simultaneously keeping them engaged with their studies”, he commented earlier.
Ellen Narinx-Schrauwen and Mel Schickel, the previous and current coordinators of KE@Work, are also involved with the project. However, it takes more than just the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering to receive an award for best partnership: congratulations are also in order for all of the partner businesses, DKE students and supervisors that continue to make KE@Work a success.
Starting from their second year of study, talented and motivated bachelor's students from the Knowledge Engineering programme work at (international) companies in the region.