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Abingdon & Witney College Apprentices announced as finalists for the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2021

29th Apr 2021

Two talented Abingdon & Witney College apprentices have been successfully shortlisted for the prestigious Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2021.

Ellie Knight, Apprentice Business Administrator at the University of Oxford has been shortlisted for the Special Recognition Award.

“I feel extremely grateful to have been named as a finalist for the Special Recognition Award. I couldn’t have come as far as I have since beginning my apprenticeship without the constant support of my managers. I would also like to thank Abingdon and Witney College for the lessons and support. The tuition they have provided me with has massively contributed to my success with my apprenticeship and also my professional and personal development”. – Said Ellie.

Olivia Cooper, Administrative Apprentice at Oxfordshire County Council has been shortlisted for the Shining Star Award.

To have been shortlisted for the Shining Star Award is such a great achievement, it has proven to me that the effort I put into my apprenticeship has really paid off and it is an honour to have been recognised” – Said Olivia.

Edward Collett, Head of Business Development, said:

“We’ve been great supporters of the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship awards since their inception and we’re thrilled to continue our proud track record of being represented by our apprentices and the businesses they work for each year.


We’re continually astonished and proud of the achievements of our apprentices and we wish them the best of luck, along with all the other shortlisted apprentices and businesses, they all deserve to be winners in our books! We look forward to congratulating the winners. Good luck everyone!”

Read more about the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards here.