The Royal Anniversary Trust
The Royal Anniversary Trust is an independent charity - registered number 1,000,000 - concerned with the advancement of education for public benefit. It was set up in 1990 with the object of carrying out a programme of events and activities during 1992, funded and supported from private sources with official endorsement, to mark the 40th anniversary of The Queen’s accession and her years of service as Head of State. The Trust currently works to promote world class excellence in UK universities and colleges through The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education.
Winners of the Queen’s Anniversary Prizes announced:
Twenty institutions have tonight been announced as winners of the Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education. The announcement was made by the Royal Anniversary Trust, at a reception hosted by the Trust at St James’s Palace by kind permission of Her Majesty the Queen.Read more
Presentations at Buckingham Palace 2012:
The Queen, with The Duke of Edinburgh, made presentations to the 21 Diamond Jubilee (Ninth) Round Prize-winners at an honours ceremony at Buckingham Palace on 24 February 2012. Afterwards, the Queen and the Duke gave a reception in the Picture Gallery for the Prize-winners’ representatives, including staff, students, and other guests.Read more
Influential applied research into child poverty, and support for vulnerable people:
For over thirty years the University of Bath’s Department of Social and Policy Sciences has undertaken pioneering and original research in the field of family wellbeing including the first ever studies into the needs of lone mothers and children in poverty.Read more