Student & Graduate Awards

Awards are a very rewarding form of external endorsement for what we do and between students, staff and the School itself there is an impressive list of medals and awards.

Graduates have won a wide range of awards from organisations such as The Society of Garden Designers (SBID), The Moscow Flower Show, Hampton Court Flower Show, Chelsea Flower Show, BBC Gardeners’ Word, Society of British Interior Design (SBID), Houzz, Elle Deco, International Interior and Architectural Awards, Architects for Health and the Pineapple Award for Hotel Design.

KLC successes have included a National Training Award, shortlisting for The Times HE Awards Outstanding Employer Engagement Initiative and and the Independent Higher Education (IHE) Award for Innovation.

Bhavin Taylor DesignAnna Bures Run for the Hills HospitalityRebecca Levairs Project.Peter ReaderClare Gaskin ProjectCamilla Bellord

Graduates have won a huge number of awards with SGD (Society of Garden Designers), Houzz, SBID (Society of British Interior Design), BBC Gardeners’ World, Moscow Flower Show Evening Standard and the International Interior and Architectural Awards. To name just a few:

  • Marie Louise Agius
  • Jane Ashley,
  • Bella Agarwal
  • Camilla Bellord
  • Anna Burles
  • Dandy Diwangkara
  • Tiffany Duggan
  • Carl Emil Erikson
  • Anoushka Feiler Bestique Design
  • Juanita Galliford
  • Clare Gaskin
  • Jess Hadfield
  • Fran Hickman
  • Rebecca Leivars
  • Varrun Motihar
  • Felicity O’Rourke
  • Clare Pascoe
  • Nichola Penman
  • Pocock and Turner (Emma Pocock)
  • Peter Reader
  • Aisla Richards
  • Pandora Ryan
  • Rachael Soden-Parker
  • Bhavin Taylor and James Waterworth Thurstan Design
  • Ingrid Andree Wiltens

AFH Award Flora and Beatrice

Architects Health Awards

Architects for Health Awards for designs for the Royal Hospital of Neurology have included:

2017 - Innovation and Compassionate Design for a Healthcare or Social Care Space - Flora Sharpe and Beatrijs Brenninkmeijer

AFH Group Photo Collaboration Award

2019 – Collaboration Award – Part Time DipHE Group


Clare GaskinEmma Pocock Turner PocockStudio Duggan Top 50 DesignersFran HickmanNicola HardingJames Waterworth

House & Garden

There are currently six KLC interior designers in the House & Garden top 50 –

  • Clare Gaskin, Clare Gaskin Interiors
  • Fran Hickman, Fran Hickman Design & Interiors
  • Nicola Harding, Nicola Harding & Co
  • Tiffany Duggan, Studio Duggan
  • James Thurstan Waterworth, Thurstan Design
  • Emma Pocock, Turner Pocock


Marie Louise Agius

Top 50 Garden Designer

Marie Louise Agius, Balston Agius is in the Top 50 Garden Designer List