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From Arts to Engineering - University honours the academic excellence of students

Students studying subjects from Art to Engineering were awarded scholarships for academic excellence at a celebratory dinner held at Loughborough University last night. (Tuesday 6 December)

The prestigious awards, which recognise outstanding performance in undergraduate study, were presented to the highest performing students from each academic School. Students in each year of study, with the exemption of the graduating year were honoured.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Teaching, Professor Rachel Thomson, presented twenty one students with a certificate and cheque for £500 at the dinner held in the Hazlerigg Building.

Also in attendance were the Deans and Associate Deans from each School and the Executive team from Loughborough Students’ Union

Professor Thomson, comments: “We are delighted to celebrate the academic excellence of our undergraduate students for another year. The awards recognise all of the hard work our Scholars put in to achieve top marks in their year, whilst still combining study with a range of extra-curricular activities, and it’s important they are rewarded for this.”

 The students who received an award are:

  • Ho Yin Kwok, Product Design and Technology, Loughborough Design School
  • Andrew Zachary Michael Reece, Ergonomics (Human Factors Design), Loughborough Design School
  • Andrew Stringer, Automotive Engineering, School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Jack Christopher Bowler, Aeronautical Engineering, School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Varuni Dhanya Weersasinghe Kularatne, Accounting and Financial Management, School of Business and Economics
  • Shi Ting Kan, Accounting and Financial Management, School of Business and Economics
  • Peter Joseph Nathanail, Transport and Business Management, School of Civil and Building Engineering
  • Alexander Frost, Civil Engineering, School of Civil and Building Engineering
  • Krishna Jivan, Civil Engineering, School of Civil and Building Engineering
  • Sarah Richardson, Mathematics, School of Science
  • Ryan Lewis, Computer Science and Mathematics, School of Science
  • Rhiannon Carol May, Chemistry with Analytical Science, School of Science
  • Alessandra Wall, Communication and Media Studies, School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
  • Rebecca Whatmore, Geography, School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
  • Joe Lewis Atkinson, Geography, School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
  • Edward Ingham, Psychology, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
  • Rebecca Jayne Lobley, Sport and Exercise Science, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
  • Stephanie Alice Bezzano, Fine Art, School of the Arts, English and Drama
  • Alexander James Boyd, English, School of the Arts, English and Drama
  • Liam James O’Neil, Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Leah Melissa Edwards, Mechanical Engineering, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Joshua Finnernan, Mechanical 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. Others 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. 

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