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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 were:

  • Oliver Pepperell, Industrial Design and Technology, Loughborough Design School
  • Hannah Rayner, Industrial Design and Technology, Loughborough Design School
  • Zack Seymour, Aeronautical Engineering, School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials
  • Benjamin Jenner, Aeronautical Engineering, School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials
  • Yusuf Karim, Aeronautical Engineering, School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials
  • Ben Hulme, Civil Engineering, School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
  • Douglas Morley, Civil Engineering, School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
  • Jessica Jones, Civil Engineering, School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
  • Daniel Etienne, Management Sciences, School of Business and Economics
  • Dhanya Weerasinghe Kularatne, Accounting and Financial Management, School of Business and Economics
  • Guido Boera, Mathematics and Statistics, School of Science
  • Stefan Calvert, Physics, School of Science
  • Harry Lambert, Mathematics, School of Science
  • Megan Foulkes, Social Psychology, School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
  • Charlotte Baguley, Social Psychology, School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences
  • Katie Seabridge, Psychology, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
  • Antony Coombe, Sport and Exercise Science, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
  • Helena Davey, Graphic Communication and Illustration, School of the Arts, English and Drama
  • Daniel Herrick, Graphic Communication and Illustration, School of the Arts, English and Drama,
  • 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

One of the students, Hannah Rayner, said:

“I have found the environment at Loughborough to be an extremely inspirational place for learning. To be recognised for my academic achievement has made me feel more optimistic about the future than ever before.”

Watch the video to find out more about some of the students who have been awarded this year.

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.

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