University Affairs magazine wins big at the Canadian Business Media Awards

June 8, 2016
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4 gold medals, 4 honourable mentions for excellence in editorial and art direction

OTTAWA – Universities Canada is pleased to announce that University Affairs, its award-winning national magazine on higher education, took home four gold medals at the 62nd Canadian Business Media Awards.

University Affairs captured gold for Best Issue, Best Cover, Best Photograph and Best Art Direction of an Opening Spread or Complete Feature. University Affairs also received four honourable mentions in the categories of Best News Coverage, Best Feature Article – Professional, Best Media Brand and Best Art Direction for a Complete Issue.

“We are very pleased to see University Affairs honoured for its continuing editorial and design excellence,” says Paul Davidson, president of Universities Canada. “We are proud to publish the pre-eminent magazine for the university community in Canada.”

The Canadian Business Media Awards recognize excellence in Canada’s business-to-business media. The 2016 awards were presented in Toronto last night. This year’s competition drew 141 submissions from 36 media outlets.

University Affairs magazine won four gold medals in the following categories:

Best issue:
Léo Charbonneau, Editor
Underline Studio, Art Direction
February 2015: Porn Studies
University Affairs

Best in-house cover:
Léo Charbonneau, Editor
Underline Studio, Art Direction
April 2015: The campus food revolution
University Affairs

Art direction of an opening spread
Underline Studio, Art Direction
Judith Lacerte, Contributor
Mad Studies
University Affairs

Best photograph
Michael Crichton
The Campus Food Revolution
University Affairs

Visit the Canadian Business Awards for a full list of the awards.

University Affairs is a magazine for and about Canada’s university community, printed 10 times a year and updated regularly online. Published continuously since 1959, University Affairs offers news, commentary, in-depth articles on a wide range of topics, and career advice for academics.


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Media Contacts:
Helen Murphy
Director, communications
Universities Canada
Tel.: 613-563-3961 ext. 238
Cell.: 613-608-8749

Nadine Robitaille
Communications officer
Universities Canada
Tel.: 613-563-3961 ext. 306

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