Student handbook

University and School Prizes

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Final Year Prizes

Alan Guy Prize

A plaque and a framed photograph to be awarded annually to the final-year student who has performed best in the physical education and pedagogy modules in the view of the Programme Board.

Alan Guy was a senior member of the School (previously named the Department of Physical Education, Sports Science & Recreation Management) first in the College of Education and later in the University. He died suddenly at work in January 1988. He had been at Loughborough for twenty-one years. Alan Guy made a major national contribution to the establishment of degree programmes in Physical Education and Sports Science and to the development of the Physical Education profession through his work on the preparation of teachers and his contribution to national and international committees. He was a past chairman of the British Universities Physical Education Association.

Dr Nick Norgan Memorial Human Biology Project Prize

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded to the final-year student on the BSc Human Biology programme with the highest dissertation grade. If more than one student receives the highest dissertation grade, the prize will be shared.

Dr. Norgan was reader in Human Biology in the Department of Human Sciences until his death. This prize recognizes outstanding performance by a Human Biology student on their third year dissertation. Dr. Norgan enjoyed supervising many cohorts of Human Biology students through their dissertations and the prize awards skills that Dr. Norgan enjoyed fostering in such students.

Dean of School Undergraduate Prize

A plaque and a framed photograph to be awarded to the final-year student for the best performance on an undergraduate programme in the view of the programme boards.

Human Biology Prize for Academic Excellence

A prize to the value of £100 to be awarded to the student with the highest overall mark in the final year of the Human Biology undergraduate programme.

G V Sibley Memorial Prize

A plaque and a framed photograph to be awarded to the best final-year student on the BSc Sport and Exercise Science programme as judged by the Programme Board.

Psychology Prize for Academic Excellence

A prize to the value of £100 to be awarded to the student with the highest overall mark in the final year of the Psychology undergraduate programme.

Fred Harrison Award

A prize to the value of £100, to be awarded annually to the undergraduate student with the highest overall mark (Parts B & C) in the Sport Management programme.

Fred Harrison (1932-2012), formerly Senior Lecturer in Recreation Management at Loughborough University, passed away in 2012.  Fred was instrumental in introducing undergraduate programmes in Recreation Management (now renamed Sports Management) at Loughborough and was Programme Director for the MSc in Recreation Management for a number of years; at the time this was the first course of its kind in the United Kingdom.  Fred Harrison’s family have kindly donated this legacy to the University in his memory.

 

Postgraduate Prizes

Dean of School Prize for best performance on a postgraduate taught programme

A prize to the value of £500, a plaque and a certificate awarded to the final year student for the best performance on a postgraduate programme in the view of the programme boards.

Prize for Academic Excellence - Exercise as Medicine programme

A prize to the value of £100, plus a plaque and a certificate, to be awarded to the student with highest overall mark on the Exercise as Medicine programme.

Prize for Academic Excellence - Exercise Physiology programme (Yakult Prize)

A prize to the value of £150, plus a plaque and a certificate, to be awarded to the student with highest overall mark on the Exercise Physiology programme.

Prize for Academic Excellence - MSc in Education (QTS) programme (Len Almond Memorial Prize)

A prize to the value of £100, plus a plaque and a certificate, to be awarded to the student with highest overall mark on the MSc in Education (QTS) programme.

Prize for Academic Excellence - Musculoskeletal Sport Science and Health programme

A prize to the value of £100, plus a plaque and a certificate, to be awarded to the student with highest overall mark on the Musculoskeletal Sport Science and Health programme.

Prize for Academic Excellence - Sport and Exercise Nutrition programme

A prize to the value of £100, plus a plaque and a certificate, to be awarded to the student with highest overall mark on the Sport & Exercise Nutrition programmme.

Prize for Academic Excellence - Sport and Exercise Psychology programme

A prize to the value of £100, plus a plaque and a certificate, to be awarded to the student with highest overall mark on the Sport Exercise and Psychology.

Prize for Academic Excellence - Sport Biomechanics programme

A prize to the value of £100, plus a plaque and a certificate, to be awarded to the student with highest overall mark on the Sport Biomechanics programme.

Prize for Academic Excellence - Sport Management programme (Sue Gylptis Memorial Prize)

A prize to the value of £100, plus a plaque and a certificate, to be awarded to the student with highest overall mark on the Sport Managmenet programme. (Professor Sue Glyptis (1953-1997) was the University's first female professor and first Professor of Recreation Management. She died tragically early at the age of 44, but left a legacy of a thriving teaching and research community in this field in the University.

Project Prize for Exercise as Medicine programme

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded to the student with the highest dissertation mark on the Exercise as Medicine programme.

Project Prize for Exercise Physiology programme

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded to the student with the highest dissertation mark on the Exercise Physiology programme.

Project Prize for MSc in Education (QTS) programme

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded to the student with the highest dissertation mark on the MSc in Education (QTS) programme.

Project Prize for Musculoskeletal Sport Science and Health programme

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded to the student with the highest dissertation mark on the Musculoskeletal Sport Science and Health programme.

Project Prize for Sport and Exercise Nutrition programme

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded to the student with the highest dissertation mark on the Sport & Exercise Nutrition programme.

Project Prize for Sport and Exercise Psychology

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded to the student with the highest dissertation mark on the Sport Exercise and Psychology.

Project Prize for Sport Biomechanics programme

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded to the student with the highest dissertation mark on the Sport Biomechanics programme.

Project Prize for Sport Management programme

A prize to the value of £50, to be awarded to the student with the highest dissertation mark on the Sport Management.