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Computer Science Undergraduate School Prizes

Each year the School awards a number of prizes to undergraduates for their academic performance and contribution to the School. The prizes currently offered are listed below, followed the names of winners in previous years.

    Years 3/4/5

    • Williams/Kilburn Medal (£150). Outstanding final year (Year3/4/5) student. The medal is awarded on an occasional basis to students of exceptional distinction whose performance throughout their undergraduate course has been of outstanding merit. Eligibility: all programmes at Year3/4/5.
    • Kilburn Prize (£120). Outstanding final year (Year3/4/5) examination performance, showing particular distinction in the written part of the final examination in the Honours School of Computer Science. Eligibility: all Single Honours programmes at Year3/4/5.
    • Edwards Prize (£90). Awarded to the student who, has, in the opinion of the Examiners, performed with distinction throughout their degree programme in examinations, laboratories and projects relating to Computer Engineering. Eligibility: all Single Honours programmes at Year3/4/5.
    • Professors’ Prizes (£100). Outstanding performance in Year3. This prize is awarded separately for: Single Hons (one prize covers all SH programmes), CM, CSBM, HCI. Eligibility: all programmes at Year3.
    • Head of School Award (£100). For outstanding contribution to the life of the School of Computer Science. Eligibility: graduating students on all programmes at Year3/4/5. Up to 5 awards per year.
    • AT&T Prize (£100). Best third year undergraduate project. Eligibility: all programmes at Year3.
    • BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT Prize (£150). For the best final-year Education Project. Eligibility: all programmes at Year3.
    • Certificate of Excellence (no £). Awarded to top 10% of graduating students, based on the final degree average. Eligibility: graduating students on all programmes at Year3/4/5.
    • University awards for outstanding academic achievement (£1000). The University will consider the top 0.5% of undergraduates (nominated by each School) for an “Outstanding Academic Achievement Award”. Eligibility: all programmes at Year3/4/5. Maximum nominations: 2.

    Year 2

    • Professors’ Prizes (£100). Best second year Single Honours student. Outstanding performance in Year2. This prize is awarded separately for: Single Hons (one prize covers all SH programmes), CM, CSBM, HCI. Eligibility: all programmes at Year2.
    • IBM/Software Engineering Awarded by the COMP23240 Course Unit Leader outside of the Exam Board. Eligibility: all programmes at Year2.
    • The Kate Kneebone Acorn Bursary (£500 + opportunity of internship at ARM). Awarded on the grounds of academic merit to a student who has shown commitment, determination, enthusiasm, personal application and promise. Eligibility: all programmes at Year2.

    Year 1

    • Michael Jealous Memorial Prize (£200). For best Year1 student. Eligibility: all programmes at Year1.
    • Golden Anniversary Prizes (£100). For excellence in Year1 studies. Up to 5 prizes can be awarded. Eligibility: all programmes at Year1.

     

    List of prizewinners

  • Prize winners in 2016-2017
  • Prize winners in 2015-2016
  • Prize winners in 2014-2015
  • Prize winners in 2013-2014
  • Prize winners in 2012-2013
  • Prize winners in 2011-2012
  • Prize winners in 2010-2011
  • Prize winners in 2009-2010
  • Prize winners in 2008-2009
  • Prize winners in 2007-2008
  • Prize winners in 2006-2007
  • Prize winners in 2005-2006
  • Prize winners in 2004-2005
  • Prize winners in 2003-2004