A medal is normally awarded to the best student in each Sub-Honours module. It may be shared if appropriate.

The following prizes are awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students in recognition of exceptional academic performance.

Prize Description Eligibility Criteria Current Holder
O’Reilly Prize £100 book vouchers CS1002 Best student Ryan Delaney
Giles Oglesby-Wellings Prize £30 CS1003 Best student Pak Lam Tsang
CS2001/CS2101 Christopher Strachey Prize £80 CS2 Best overall student Ryan Gibb
Second Year KANA Prize £200 sponsored by KANA Software CS2 Best overall student Andrey Andreev and Alan Chodyniecki
John Honey Book Prize £50 CS3 Best overall student Jamie Bell
Bloomberg Junior Honours Team Project Prize Book vouchers split between JH project team CS3 Best team Peter Goad, Daniel Key, Nicola Macdonald, Joanna Moreland, Oli Solomons
Adobe Prize £750 sponsored by Adobe CS4 Best overall student Ryan Wilson

Students have won a number of external prizes, including:

  • 2017 Gala Malbasic: Young Software Engineer of the Year 2017
  • 2015 Aleksejs Sazonovs: Undergraduate Award for Computer Science
  • 2015 Sam Elliott: Lockheed Martin Award for Software Engineering
  • 2014 Simone Conte: Lockheed Martin Award for Software Engineering
  • 2013 Alex Wallar, Charles Wu, Ilia Shumailov, Valentin Tunev: JP Morgan Code for Good
  • 2013 Waqas Arshid, Gordon Coupar, Robert Dixon, Valentin Tunev, Alex Wallar: Hackin’ the City Hackathon, 3rd Place
  • 2012 Aleksejs Sazonov, Anaestasia Bugaenko, Kernius Kuolys, Ole Sandbu: JP Morgan Code for Good, Runners Up
  • 2011 Tom Grimes: Young Software Engineer of the Year, 3rd Place
  • 2011 Adam Copp: Target Jobs IT Undergraduate of the Year
  • 2010 Alistair Scott: Young Software Engineer of the Year, 2nd Place
  • 2009 Craig Paul: Scotland IS Real Time Engineering Award
  • 2007 Angus Macdonald: Young Software Engineer of the Year, 3rd Place
  • 2001 Graeme Bell: Young Software Engineer of the Year, Winner

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Last Published: 25 Sep 2020.