24 Jul 2015
Graduation Day - July 2015
The Department of Computer Science held its yearly graduation reception on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 along with many students, their families and friends attending the event. It also gives the department the chance to recognise its prizewinners that have been nominated for their academic performance during the current year. The Department of Computer Science works very closely with many companies from industry and is keen that its teaching is up-to-date and meets the needs of any of the organisations currently involved with the department. They in turn, enhance the student experience by sponsoring prizes in recognition of academic performance.
Our prize-winners for this year are as follows
John Scott - Chris Miller BSc Finalist Prize. A prize to the value of £200, to be awarded annually to the final year student on one of the Department of Computer Science's BSc programmes with the best academic performance as judged by the examination board. Presenting the prize to John (on behalf of Mr Chris Miller) is Professor Ray Dawson.
Myles Grindon - Best MSci Student. A prize (value £200), is awarded annually to the final year student on one of the Department of Computer Science's MSci programmes with the best academic performance as judged by the examination board. Presenting the certificate for this year is Dr Daniel Reidenbach, Director of Studies.
Peter Woolley - PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Prize for Best Information Technology Final Year Project. This prize (value £200), is awarded for the best Information Technology project by a Department of Computer Science finalist student, as determined by the programme board. Presenting the certificate to Peter is Dr Russell Lock, Programme Director for Computing & Management and Information Technology Management for Business.
Daniel Tarleton - Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Final Year Project Prize. A prize, of a certificate and two years’ free membership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and money to the value of £200; to be awarded for the best final-year project by a Computer Science student. The winner will be determined by the programme board. The Head of Department of Computer Science, Professor Shuang-Hua Yang presents Daniel with his certificate.
Natasha Kirkup - Professional Training Prize. A prize to the value of £200 may be awarded to a Department of Computer Science student for the poster or video judged to be the best from those submitted as a partial requirement for the award of the Diploma of Professional Studies. Students become eligible for this award at the time they graduate. Presenting Natasha with her certificate is Dr Paul Bell, Programme Director for Computer Science & Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence.
Stuart Barber - The J D Memorial Prize. Three prizes, each to the value of £200, may be awarded to BSc in Information Management and Computing students achieving the best performance in each of the three years of the programme in the view of the Programme Board. Stuart is the winner in the final year. Presenting Stuart with his certificate is Dr Steve Probets, Programme Director for Information Management & Computing and Web Development.
We wish all our graduands success in their future careers