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Dr Khwaja Islam, the Laboratory and Facilities Manager at BioEscalator, dressed in a lab coat and operating a machine.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Khwaja Islam, our Laboratory & Facilities Manager, has been nominated for the Apprentice Manager Award at the University of Oxford Apprenticeship Awards 2023.


University of Oxford Apprenticeships offer a fantastic opportunity for young people and current staff members to earn while they learn in a world-leading research and academic institution. The University is committed to providing exciting and life-changing apprenticeships across all of its departments, where apprentices of all ages train alongside experienced staff, developing their professional skills whilst growing the university's workforce talent.


The BioEscalator offers an apprenticeship program that works towards a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Applied Science. Apprentices receive training in laboratory health and safety, regulatory and quality procedures, and technical skills under the guidance of our Laboratory Manager, Dr. Khwaja Islam. The apprenticeship prepares budding scientists for thriving careers in the scientific field. 


Dr. Khwaja Islam's Apprentice Manager Award nomination shows his commitment to providing excellent apprenticeship training and cultivating a skilled workforce for the future. We look forward to the announcement of the award winner at the University of Oxford Apprenticeship Awards 2023 ceremony. We want to congratulate Khwaja for receiving this well-deserved recognition.