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We can compute – undergrads scoop society awards

News Page 10th October 2016

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

Ten students received awards during the Northampton British Computing Society branch annual general meeting, which was held at Avenue Campus on Thursday 29 September.

Gongs were awarded by the British Computing Society (BCS) and HM Government Communications Centre (HMGCC)

Gary Hill, Head of Computing at the University, said: “I’m proud that our students have been recognised 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:

BCS Best Computing 1st Year Award – Oloruntobi Abimbola Ayilara

BCS Best Computing Student Performance Prize – William Hurer-Mackay

BCS Best Business Computing 1st Year Award – Florin-Sebastian Ciobanu

BCS Best Business Computing Student Performance Prize – Souad McFarlane

HMGCC Best Dissertation Prize – Riyam Khalid Kareem Marjan

HMGCC Best Group Project Prize – Doaa Mundher Dalal Al-Midhatee, Gideon Awuah, Solomon Green, Ohood Hazim Sabr Sabr and Sana Ullah.

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