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
O’Reilly Prize £100 book vouchers CS1002 Best student
Giles Oglesby-Wellings Prize £30 CS1003 Best student
CS2001/CS2101 Christopher Strachey Prize £80 CS2 Best overall student
Second Year KANA Prize £200 sponsored by KANA Software CS2 Best overall student
John Honey Book Prize £50 CS3 Best overall student
Bloomberg Junior Honours Team Project Prize Book vouchers split between JH project team CS3 Best team
Adobe Prize £750 sponsored by Adobe CS4 Best overall student

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 Jan 2024.