Summer graduation awards

Huge congratulations to our Business School Graduates of 2020! We know celebrations looked slightly different this year, but we hope you enjoy watching these messages of congratulations from Executive Dean Professor Julia Bennell and Business School staff.

The Summer Prize Giving Celebration recognises and rewards our final year students for all their hard work and achievements over this past year. These awards are based on a variety of factors, including academic merit, service or contributions to the School, recommendations from academic staff and displays of outstanding performance and determination.

Here are this year’s awards and winners:

BA Business Management: Best Dissertation Prize
Olivia Catherine Dawson

CIPD West Yorkshire Branch Prize
Anastasios Chiotopoulos

Dean’s Prize for Achievement
Iona Marjory Beastall (International Business)
Zainab Adedunke Adedeji (Accounting and Finance)
Arkadiusz Wlodzimierz Zadka (Work And Employment Relations)
Ashley John Richard Wall (Economics)
Katie Louise Laud (Management)

Dean’s Prize for Citizenship
Jason Wang (International Business)
Niall Andrew Cameron (Accounting and Finance)
Amy Mary-Jane Bingham (Work And Employment Relations)
Rebecca Carroll McCaw (Economics)
Elle Jo Harverson (Management)

Dean’s Prize for Research Community
Emilio Carnevali

Gerald Veale Prize
Myrto Kleanthous

Harold Speight Prize
Charlotte Megan Bodger

IBM Highest Overall Grade Award
Megan Jade Seward

Institute of Export and International Trade Best Dissertation Prize
Lasse Aamodt
Luca Balata
Grace Ellen Hinton
Jessica Che Ching Leung
Elliott Ojuri
Megan Jade Seward

Kevin Reilly Prize
Aoife Monica Bermingham

Outstanding Work Placement Prize, Training in the Workplace
Hannah Sophie Lovejoy

Study Abroad Employability Prize
Myrto Kleanthous

The Edward Elgar Prize for Monetary Economics
Gary Kit-Wai Fung Kirby

The Marketing Strategy Prize
Tobias Doonan
Tribhuvan Nath Gosain
Cameron Fredrik Bunch
Taewan Kim
Omiete Tubotamuno Krukrubo
Katie-Louise Leonard

The RSM Prize
Liam Paul McDonnell

The Richard Falshaw Prize
Isobel Kate Hackett

The Society for the Advancement of Management/ Journal of Management Prize
Olivia Catherine Dawson

The Undergraduate Prize for Outstanding Performance by a Direct Entrant Student
Wenxin Zhou

To find out what it means to become a lifelong member of our global alumni community.

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