The prestige awards saw more than 1,200 applicants submitted to various categories and celebrates the achievements of apprentices, apprenticeship champions and apprenticeship employers.
Ms Rowson said: “I am truly honoured. This is such an incredible accolade to receive as it is a key moment in the calendar for apprenticeships. UWL delivers a broad range of rigorous, highly job-focused degree apprenticeships that help companies attract and retain the best talent and develops the skills businesses require.”
She added: “This award is the culmination of over five years commitment to sticking to a clear and robust strategy that supports the national up-skilling and enhancement agenda for the country’s workforce.”
Dr Suresh Gamlath, pro vice-chancellor for business development at UWL commented: “We are very proud of Janet and the excellent work of the UWL Apprenticeship Team, as well as the work of our academic schools and all the departments that support apprenticeships. We work with employers from a wide range of sectors and industries to deliver exceptional outcomes.”