25 Oct 2017
Outstanding students recognised at academic excellence awards
Students studying a range of subjects from Maths to Psychology were awarded scholarships for academic excellence at a celebratory dinner held at Loughborough University on Monday 23 October.
The awards recognise outstanding performance in undergraduate study and were presented to the highest performing students from each academic School. Students in each year of study, with the exemption of finalist students, were honoured.
All of the students were presented with a certificate and cheque for £500 at the celebratory dinner which was held in the Hazlerigg Building.
The Deans and Associate Deans from each School as well as the Executive team from Loughborough Students’ Union were also in attendance.
Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching, Professor Rachel Thomson said: “We are delighted to celebrate academic excellence in our undergraduate students for another year. The awards recognise the continual hard work our students put in and it’s important they are rewarded for this.”
The students who received an award this year included:
- Andrew Bishton, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
- Liam O’Neil, Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
- Jonathan Reynolds, Electric and Computer Systems Engineering, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
The academic achievement awards are one of many presented by the University, Schools and the Students’ Union. Other awards include the Sir Robert Martin Prize, Loughborough Experience Awards, Development Trust Prizes, Graduate School Prizes, Graduate School Research Student Prizes and various sponsored awards in Schools.