22nd November 2011 3:17 pm
Newcastle University Students' Union was entered into the National Mixology Interior Design Awards following the recent £8M refurbishment. Having been initially shortlisted to the final three; Thursday 17th November saw the NUSU entry announced as the Winner of the Education Interior Design Award 2011, at a prestigious ceremony at the Palace Hotel, Manchester.
The NUSU architects Faulkner Brown, and lead designer Alistair Stripp, were on hand to receive the award. NUSU President, Laura Perry said "This is a fantastic time to be President of the Union, and this award shows that the experts in the industry recognise what a fantastic facility we have delivered for our students". NUSU Chief Executive, Simon Gerry followed up by saying, "This award recognises the time, effort and detail that was put into the project. There were some fabulous ideas put forward throughout and we looked to capture the very best of them. It is very gratifying to have the results recognised by the best the industry has to offer.