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BEI Student Prize Ceremony

The School of Business, Economics and Informatics hosts an annual Student Prize Ceremony, to celebrate the achievements of students with outstanding grades and project work. 

Details of the awards given and the prize winners are listed below. Watch a video of past prize winners offering some useful tips for managing your workload and making the best use of your time.

2017

Department of Management 

  • Best qualitative module result: Danilo Di Blasio (BSc Business and Marketing) 
  • Best quantitative module result: Irmina Ordaite (BA Management) 
  • Best project: Chris Rochford (BSc Business) 
  • Best overall accounting student: Stephen Michael Doyle (BSc Accounting with Finance) 
  • Best overall business student: Jessica Deborah Collino (BSc Business) 

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

  • Best module result: Adonis Antaradus (BSc Computing) 
  • Best project: Olof Daniel Hall (BSc Computing) 
  • Best overall student: Adonis Antaradus (BSc Computing) 
  • Best final year student on the Foundation Degree Web Technologies: Peter Butterfield (Foundation Degree Web Technologies)
  • Keith Gibson Memorial Prize (best BSc finalist): Adonis Antaradus (BSc Computing)
  • Benedetta Ciaccia Memorial Prize (best final year student on the IT Foundation programme): Artan Filo (Foundation Degree Information Technology) 

Department of Organizational Psychology

  • Best module result: Arran Pickwick (BSc Business Psychology) 
  • Best project: Madeleine Uitz (BSc Business Psychology) 
  • Best overall student: Bithika Fuschia Eve O’Dwyer (BSc Business Psychology) 

Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics

  • Best project: Suaad Jama Bile (BSc Financial Economics)
  • Best final year student (BSc Financial Economics): Kevin Todd (BSc Financial Economics)
  • Best final year student (all programmes): Lee Anthony Heywood (BSc Economics and Business)
  • Best overall student (BSc Economics and Business): Alexandros Floros (BSc Economics and Business)
  • Shared prize: best overall student: Kevin Todd and Fay Chantelle Simpkiss (both BSc Financial Economics)
  • Sidney Joseph Booth Prize (for the student who has shown great promise for the future): Andrew Nathan Reuben Silverman (BSc Mathematics)
  • Mehdi Prize (for the best performance in mathematics): Zoe Gordon (BSc Mathematics)
  • Fiona Atkins Prize (for the best continuing BSc Economics and Business student): Kelvin Dhondee (BSc Economics and Business)
  • Shared prize: Derek Scott Memorial Prize (for the best performance by non-finalists): Emily Jocelyn Pal and Sinead Daisy Boultwood (both BSc Economic and Social Policy) 

2016

Department of Management

  • Best module result: Julian Lukwago
  • Best dissertation: Natalie Holden
  • Best international student: Karoline Hecker
  • Best overall student: Joanna Cole
  • The Big Innovation Prize (for the best dissertation in the area of innovation): Thomas Clifford

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

  • Best module result (joint): Sebastian Holzschuher
  • Best module result (joint), best dissertation and best overall student: Monty West
  • Best international student: Liliya Stefanova

Department of Organizational Psychology

  • Best module result best overall student: Georgina Carpenter
  • Best dissertation MSc Medical Leadership: Timothy Dawes
  • Best dissertation: Andrew Clements
  • Best international student: Sara Sattar

Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics

  • Best module result: Caiqun Yuan
  • Best dissertation: Wilbur Zhu
  • Best international student: Even Chiam
  • Best overall student: Hisham Alhassan

2015

Department of Management

  • Best module result: Alastair Yap
  • Best dissertation: Rubina Faber
  • Best overall international student: Diana Daoud
  • Best overall student: Philip Turbutt
  • The Big Innovation Prize (for the best dissertation in the area of innovation): Matthew Johnson
  • Sandra Mottoh Award (for the best MSc Corporate Governance and Business Ethics student): Caroline Robertson

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

  • Best module result: Thomas Hedges
  • Best dissertation: Daniel Sansome
  • Best overall international student: James Pilgrim
  • Best overall student: Clare Matthews
  • Best PhD thesis by an international student in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics: Peng Du, PhD Computer Science

Department of Organizational Psychology

  • Best module result and best overall student (joint winner): Angela Wilson
  • Best dissertation MSc Medical Leadership: Gareth Thomas
  • Best dissertation: Charmaine Portelli
  • Best overall international student (joint winner): Pui Man Ho
  • Best overall international student (joint winner): Samuel Barrett
  • Best overall student (joint winner): Timothy Parkin

Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics

  • Best module result: Damian Coltzau
  • Best dissertation: Stefan Baatz
  • Best overall international student: Seong Ju Ahn
  • Best overall student: Nathan Piper
  • Best PhD thesis in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics: Marian Vavra, PhD Economics 

2013

Department of Management

  • Best overall student: Sidra Aslam
  • Best project/dissertation: Elizabeth Fishwick
  • Best module: Natalia Gonzalez Suarez

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

  • Best overall student: Kathryn White
  • Best project/dissertation: Alex Weitzman
  • Best module: Peter Chamberlin
  • Benedetta Ciaccia Memorial Prize and best final-year student on the IT Foundation programme: Esmond Davison and Gabriel Mindru (joint winners)
  • Keith Gibson Memorial Prize: Kebir Tafferant

Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics

  • Best overall student: Ahmed Riza
  • Best project/dissertation: Simone Marl
  • Best module: Mathias Compain
  • Sidney Joseph Booth Prize and student who has shown promise for the future: Ahmed Riza
  • Mehdi Prize (for the best second- or third-year performance in Mathematics): Tristan Simpson
  • Blackstone Prize (for the best performance in the first two years of BSc Economic and Social Policy): Alexander Tindall
  • Ede and Ravenscroft Prize (for the best non-finalist (third year)): Andrew Meredith 

2012

Department of Management

  • Best undergraduate project: Brendon Thomas
  • Best overall undergraduate student and best undergraduate module: Simon Austin

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

  • Benedetta Ciaccia Memorial Prize: Antony Rapa
  • Best undergraduate module: Arnol Gaitan
  • Best undergraduate project: Elvis Bresola
  • Best overall undergraduate student: Alexander Conlin-Oakley

Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mehdi Prize (for the best performance in Mathematics): Pingping Guan
  • Sidney Joseph Booth Prize (for the the student who has shown promise for the future): Steven Green 
  • Best module: Toby Whittington
  • Best dissertation: Brendan Barkhuizen
  • Best overall student: Roy Whymark