Awards available for CMP students Awards available for CMP students

Prizes for Distinguished Performance in Actuarial Science and Business Statistics

Four annual prizes are awarded by the Board of Examiners for Actuarial Science for distinguished performance in Actuarial Science and/or Business Statistics.

Rules

The following prizes may be awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences:
  1. One prize of £75 for distinguished performance in the Year 1 Assessment.
  2. One prize of £100 for distinguished performance in the Year 2 Assessment.
  3. One prize of £100 for distinguished performance in the Final Year Assessment in Actuarial Science.
  4. One prize of £100 for distinguished performance in the Final Year Assessment in Business Statistics.
  5. The prizes shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit in one of these categories, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are deemed to be of equal merit, the prize shall be divided or an additional prize awarded.

Year 1
2011/12 winner
 - Abbas Jamal
2012/13 winners - Samuel Jarvis and Vardanee Awotar 
2013/14 winners - Wing Cham, Ching Yiu and Chak Yeun
2014/15 winners - Jing Zhi Khong and You Yang Chew
2015/16 winner - Tsz Li

Year 2
2011/12 winner
 - Alexis Iaponas
2012/13 winners - Siu Yeung, Aqib Arif and Viral Dodhia
2013/14 winners - Daniel Lee and Samuel Jarvis
2014/15 winner - Ching Yiu
2015/16 winner - Jing Zhi Khong

Year 3
2011/12 winner
 - Jeremy Teckham
2012/13 winner - Alexander Opeagbe 
2013/14 winner - Alexis Iaponas
2014/15 winner - Daniel Lee and Lucinda Webb

Final Year
2011/12 winner
 - Suryalakshim Chintaram
2012/13 winner - Edmund Campiontar 
2013/14 winner - Charlotte Fuggle
2015/16 winners - Samuel Jarvis, Nirvanraj Chintaram and Tsz Wong
 

£75 or £100


Prize for Distinguished Performance in the Foundation Year Assessment

One annual prize of £75 is awarded for distinguished performance in the Foundation Year Assessment programme. The following prize may be awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences.

Rules

  1. One prize of £75 for distinguished performance in the Foundation Year Assessment programme;
  2. The prize shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit in one of this category, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are deemed to be of equal merit, the prize shall be divided or an additional prize awarded.

2009/10 winner - David Greenwood
2011/12 winners - Jonathan Lane and Barry Wright
2012/13 winner - Christopher Lancaster
2013/14 winner - Benjamin Cheshire
2014/15 winner - George Oastler
2015/16 winner - Matthew Parkes

£75


Aviva Insurance UK Prize

An annual prize of £500 is awarded for the best overall performance in the Final Assessment and is open to students studying for the degree in Business Information Systems.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences to be known as the Aviva Insurance UK Prize.
  2. The prize shall be awarded for the best overall performance in the Final Assessment by candidates for the degree in Business Information Systems.
  3. The value of the prize shall be £500.
  4. The prize shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be divided.
2006/07 winner - Clive Hart
2009/10 winner - Daniel Perry
2010/11 winner - Stacy Morris
2011/12 winner - Laura Howell
2012/13 winner - Oliver Crocombe
2013/14 winner - Christopher Smith
2014/15 winner - Jack Holliday
2015/16 winner - Luis Martinez Davila

£500


The Douglas Lewin Memorial Prize

This annual £100 prize is awarded for distinguished performance in the Final Year project and is open to undergraduate students studying in CMP.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually to an undergraduate student registered in the School of Computing Sciences, to be known as the Douglas Lewin Memorial Prize.
  2. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  3. The prize shall be awarded at the discretion of the Head of the School of Computing Sciences on the recommendation of the appropriate Boards of Final Examiners for distinguished performance in the Final Year project.
  4. If two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit, the prize may be divided.


2006/07 winner - Ian Scott
2009/10 winner - George Kettleborough
2010/11 winner - Lee Austin
2011/12 winner - Thomas Holding
2012/13 winner - Christopher Pantling
2013/14 winner - Marcus Craske
2014/15 winner - Matthew Willis
2015/16 winner - Thomas Wilkins

 

£100


The Pearson Education Prize in Computing Science

The annual Pearson Education Prize of up to three Pearson Education books up to the value of £50 is awarded for the best overall performance in Year 1 by candidates studying for the Single Honours degree in Computing Science.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences to be known as The Pearson Education Prize in Computing Science.
  2. The prize shall be awarded for the best overall performance in Year 1 by candidates for the Single Honours degree in Computing Science.
  3. The prize shall consist of a certificate and up to three of Pearson Education book publications up to the retail price of £50 selected by the prize-winner.
  4. The prize shall be awarded to one student each year and shall not be divided. The prize shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded.


2006/07 winner - Michael Molnos
2010/11 winner - David Greenwood
2011/12 winner - Marcus Craske
2012/13 winner - Taman-Tyler Grafton
2013/14 winner - Christopher Osman
2014/15 winner - Michael Price
2015/16 winner -Zilnivas Ceikauskas

 

£50


The PricewaterhouseCoopers Prize

This annual prize worth £100 is awarded for the best overall performance in Year 2 by candidates studying for the degree in Business Information Systems.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences to be known as the PricewaterhouseCoopers Prize.
  2. The prize shall be awarded for the best overall performance in Year 2 by candidates for the degree in Business Information Systems.
  3. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  4. The prize shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners. If in any year no candidates are judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates for the same prize are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit, the prize may be divided.

2006/07 winner - Katherine Stoner
2011/12 winner - Oliver Crocombe
2012/13 winner - Christopher Smith
2013/14 winner - Jack Holliday
2014/15 winner - Rachel Shelley
2015/16 winner - Alex Haines

£100


Prizes for Distinguished Performance in Year 1 Assessment

Two annual prizes of £75 each are awarded for distinguished performance in the Year 1 Assessment in all first degree and MComp programmes.

Rules

The following prizes may be awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences:

  1. Two prizes of £75 for distinguished performance in the Year 1 Assessment in all first degree and MComp programmes;
  2. The prizes shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit in one of these categories, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are deemed to be of equal merit, the prize shall be divided or an additional prize awarded.

2005/06 winners - M Wilbrow, Richard Surridge and Timothy Hague
2010/11 winners - Dinara Berdysheva, David Greenwood and Yilin Shi
2011/12 winners - Marcus Craske and Danny Websdale
2012/13 winners - Taman-Tyler Grafton and Barry Wright
2013/14 winners - Callum Coombes and James Large
2014/15 winners - Pavel Solodilov and Liam Self
2015/16 winners - Ashley Scopes and Martino Gonzales

£75 each


Prizes for Distinguished Performance in Year 2 Assessment

Two annual prizes of £100 each are awarded for distinguished performance in Year 2 Assessment in all first degree and MComp programmes except Business Information Systems.

Rules

The following prizes may be awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences:

  1. Two prizes of £100 for distinguished performance in Year 2 Assessment in all first degree and MComp programmes except Business Information Systems.
  2. The prizes shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit in one of these categories, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are deemed to be of equal merit, the prize shall be divided or an additional prize awarded.

2011/12 winner - David Greenwood
2012/13 winners - Jack Harrison and Craig Wright
2013/14 winners - Osagioduwa Edo-Osagie and Tom Wilkins
2014/15 winners - James Large and Joseph Lilley
2015/16 winners - Pavel Solodilov and Liam Self

£100 each


Prizes for Distinguished Performance in Final Year Assessment

Two annual prizes of £100 each are awarded for distinguished performance in the Final Year Assessment in all first degree and MComp programmes except Business Information Systems.

Rules

The following prizes may be awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences:

  1. Two prizes of £100 for distinguished performance in the Final Year Assessment in all first degree and MComp programmes except Business Information Systems.
  2. The prizes shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit in one of these categories, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are deemed to be of equal merit, the prize shall be divided or an additional prize awarded.
2009/10 winners - Jason Lines and Daniel Reynolds
2010/11 winners - Andrei Popescu and Alan Lambert
2011/12 winners - Michael Lorimer and Kegan Dougal
2012/13 winners - David Greenwood and Thomas Le Cornu
2013/14 winners - Craig Wright, Christopher Smith and Danny Websdale
2014/15 winners - James King and Daniel Oxer
2015/16 winners - Callum Coombes and James Large

£100 each


The IET Prize

The IET Prize shall be awarded to the student with the best overall performance in the Computer Systems Engineering degree programme.

Rules

  1. A prize, to the value of £250, is awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences for the best overall performance in the Computer Systems Engineering degree programme.
  2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners concerned.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded. If two or more candidates are judged to be of sufficient and equal merit the prize may be divided.


2012/13 winner - Waleed Alharbi
2013/14 winner - Jack Harrison
2014/15 winner - Nicholas Matthews
2015/16 winner - Joseph Sandom

£250


BCS Prize

The BCS Prize shall be awarded to the best individual performance by a BSc Computing student.

Rules

  1. A prize, to the value of £85 and one year's free student membership of the BCS, shall be awarded for the best individual performance by a BSc Computing student.
  2. The prize shall be awarded at the discretion of the BCS on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3.   If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded.


2012/13 winner -  Daniel Oxer
2013/14 winner - Nicholas Matthews
2014/15 winner - Callum Coombes
2015/16 winner - Michael Price

 

£125


The Peter Stocker Memorial Prize

The Peter Stocker Memorial Prize

 

The annual Peter Stocker Memorial Prize, worth £100, is awarded for the best overall performance by a candidate on a Taught Masters programme and is open to postgraduate students studying in CMP.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded annually to a postgraduate student registered in the School of Computing Sciences, to be known as the Peter Stocker Memorial Prize.
  2. The prize shall be for the best overall performance by a candidate on a Taught Masters programme.
  3. The value of the prize shall be £100.
  4. The prize shall be awarded at the discretion of the Head of the School of Computing Sciences on the recommendation of the MSc Exam Board Committee. If in any year no candidates are judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize shall not be awarded. If two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit, the prize may be divided.

 

2006/07 winner - Nicholas Fisher

2011/12 winner - Jon Hills

2014/15 winner - Eleanor Leist

£100


Prizes for Best Performance in the MSc Dissertation

One annual prize of £100 is awarded for the best performance in the MSc Dissertation. The following prize may be awarded annually in the School of Computing Sciences.

Rules

  1. A prize, to the value of £100 shall be awarded for the best performance in the MSc Dissertation.
  2. The prize shall be awarded on the recommendation of the PGT Final Board. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit in this category, no prize shall be awarded; if two or more candidates are deemed to be of equal merit, the prize shall be divided or an additional prize awarded.

2015/16 winner - Pieter Wessels

£100