Computing students’ talents recognised with society awards

News Page 12th November 2015

Computing undergraduates from the University of Northampton have been recognised for their work with awards from a prestigious society.

Ten students received awards during the Northampton British Computing Society branch annual general meeting, which was held at Avenue Campus on Tuesday 30 September.

Gary Hill, Head of Computing and Immersive Technologies at the University, said: “I’m proud that our students are receiving awards for their achievements from the British Computer Society and HMGCC.

“To have such an award win on their CVs will help to give them a competitive edge when they embark on their chosen careers.”

The award winners were:

Best final year student dissertation – Jan Tucholka

Most promising first year student – Ryan Sinfeld

Best final year business computing student – Matt Jacobs

Most promising first year business computing student – Yoanna Slavova.

HMGCC (Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre) awards were also presented during the evening to the following:

Best final year student – Matthew Houston De Cesare

Best group project – Ali Obaid Hassan Al-Mahmood, Jonathan Dimmock, Ryan Edwards, Daniel Constantin Lupan and Deryn David Suttling.

Computer Science at the University has just received two glowing endorsements in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 league tables.

The subject was ranked in the top 10 for Teaching Quality and in the top 20 for Student Experience in the tables, which were published on September 20.

Pictured, from left, are Ali Obaid Hassan Al-Mahmood, Jonathan Dimmock, Ryan Edwards, Daniel Constantin Lupan and Yoanna Slavova.​

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