PolyU’s annual report and website recognised by industry awards
We are thrilled to announce that PolyU has garnered multiple industry awards in recognition of its online and offline endeavours in brand communications. These awards are truly an encouragement for the University to further excel in its communication efforts.
LACP Vision Awards
Established in 2001, the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) facilitates discussion of best-in-class practices in communications and recognises those who demonstrate exemplary communications capabilities. The LACP also organises the Vision Awards Annual Report Competition, one of the most popular competitions for annual reports that is held on a regular basis.
In the round of 2019/20 Vision Awards, PolyU’s annual report themed “Growing In Strength, Advancing Our Mission” achieved an exceptional result by winning a Platinum Award under the category of Education, and a Gold Award for developing the best in-house report. This well-received report was also ranked No. 18 amongst the Top 100 Reports Worldwide.
WebAward 2020 – Standard of Excellence Website
PolyU’s main site has won the WebAward 2020 – Standard of Excellence Website, an annual award scheme organised by the Web Marketing Association. The Award recognises websites that demonstrate excellence in the areas of design, interactivity, technology, content, innovation, copywriting and ease of use by the target audience.
W3 Award 2020
PolyU’s main site also brought home the W3 Award 2020 - Silver Award, under the category of "General Websites-School/University". Sanctioned and judged by members of the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA), the W3 Awards has marked its fifteenth season this year and has continued its purpose of honouring outstanding websites, marketing, videos, mobile sites/apps, social content, and podcasts created by digital content creators.
Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme
Furthermore, PolyU’s main site was honoured with the Triple Gold Award (Website Stream) in this year’s Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme (WARS), for its continued efforts in adopting accessible web designs that help to build a more inclusive society. WARS is organised by the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) and co-organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, with the Equal Opportunities Commission as the independent advisor.
Kudos to the PolyU teams who have constantly done their utmost in delivering the best results!